Chris Hairston

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Chris Hairston
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Hairston with the Buffalo Bills
No. 75 Los Angeles Chargers
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-26) April 26, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: Winston-Salem (NC) Carver
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Games played: 72
Games started: 31
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Christian Erin Hairston (born April 26, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Clemson University Tigers.

High school career[edit]

Hairston attended Carver High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was named First-team all-state by Associated Press while at Carver High School. He was named an all-region and all-conference as a junior and senior. He played his entire senior year as a 16-year-old facing much older opponents.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was ranked the No.53 offensive tackle in the nation.[1] He chose an offer from Clemson over Hampton and South Carolina State.

College career[edit]

During his career, he played in 47 games, including 36 starts. He was named to the First Team All-ACC in 2011 as a senior.

Professional career[edit]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Hairston was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round, 122nd overall of the 2011 NFL Draft.[2][3] On August 26, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list.[4]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Hairston signed with the San Diego Chargers on April 15, 2015.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Chris-Hairston-46402
  2. ^ Allen, Wilson (April 30, 2011). "Bills target O-line with fifth pick". The Buffalo News. Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ Staff Reporters (April 30, 2011). "Three Clemson players taken on draft's last day". The Herald. Rock Hill, SC. Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  4. ^ Chris Hairston injury: OT to miss entire 2013 season
  5. ^ Wilkening, Mike. "Chris Hairston indicates he's joining Chargers". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 

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