De'Vante Bausby

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De'Vante Bausby
No. 41 – San Antonio Commanders
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1993-01-15) January 15, 1993 (age 26)
Kansas City, Missouri
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Hogan Preparatory Academy
(Kansas City, Missouri)
College:Pittsburg State
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:26
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

De'Vante Bausby (born January 15, 1993) is an American football cornerback with the San Antonio Commanders of the Alliance of American Football (AAF).

Professional career[edit]

Bausby created a buzz prior to the 2015 NFL Draft when he jumped 37.5 inches vertically, 11 feet during the broad jump test and then ran a "wind-aided" 4.22 forty yard dash at his NFL Pro Day that took place on the Pittsburg State University campus.

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
179 lb
(81 kg)
4.35 s 4.32 s 7.24 s 37.5 in
(0.95 m)
11 ft 0 in
(3.35 m)
14 reps
All values from NFL Pro Days[1]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Bausby signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent.[2] He broke his collarbone in June 2015 and was released by the Chiefs.[3]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On December 22, 2015, Bausby was signed to the Bears' practice squad and signed a reserve/futures contract with the team on January 4. He was released on September 3, 2016 and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[4][5] He was promoted to the active roster on October 10, 2016.[6] He was released on November 19, 2016 but was re-signed three days later.[7][8] He was released again on December 13, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad.[9] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bears on January 3, 2017.[10]

On May 1, 2017, Bausby was waived by the Bears.[11]

Kansas City Chiefs (second stint)[edit]

On May 3, 2017, Bausby signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[12] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[13]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

On September 12, 2017, Bausby was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles' practice squad.[14] With Bausby on the practice squad, the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.[15] On February 13, 2018, Bausby re-signed with the Eagles.[16]

On September 1, 2018, Bausby was waived by the Eagles and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[17][18] He was released on September 11, 2018.[19] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 5, 2018.[20] He was promoted to the active roster on November 17, 2018.[21] On December 24, 2018, he was waived by the Eagles.[22]

San Antonio Commanders (AAF)[edit]

On January 9, 2019, Bausby signed with the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF.[23] In the season opener against the San Diego Fleet, Bausby picked off quarterback Mike Bercovici in the third quarter.[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pro Day Results". Chiefs.com. BJ Kissel. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
  2. ^ Thorman, Joel (May 11, 2015). "Kansas City Chiefs sign 11 undrafted free agents". ArrowheadPride.com. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Thorman, Joel (June 19, 2015). "Kansas City Chiefs have open roster spot after cutting two players, signing one". ArrowheadPride.com. Retrieved May 27, 2017.
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 3, 2016). "Bears trim 22 to reach 53-man limit". ChicagoBears.com.
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 4, 2016). "Bears sign Paulsen, claim 2 off waivers". ChicagoBears.com.
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (October 10, 2016). "Bears elevate Bausby, waive Hurst". ChicagoBears.com.
  7. ^ Kolodziej, Alex (November 19, 2016). "Bears sign Jimmy Staten to active roster, waive De'Vante Bausby". fanragsports.com.
  8. ^ Emma, Chris (November 22, 2016). "Bears Sign De'Vante Bausby To Active Roster, Dres Anderson To Practice Squad". Chicago.CBSlocal.com.
  9. ^ "Bears Sign TE MyCole Pruitt". Chicago.CBSlocal.com. December 13, 2016.
  10. ^ Mayer, Larry (January 3, 2017). "Bears sign 8 to reserve/futures deals". ChicagoBears.com.
  11. ^ Mayer, Larry (May 1, 2017). "Bears ink Boggs, waive six players". ChicagoBears.com.
  12. ^ Alper, Josh (May 3, 2017). "Chiefs sign De'Vante Bausby". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  13. ^ "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL Mandated 53". Chiefs.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on June 3, 2018.
  14. ^ George, David (September 12, 2017). "Eagles Agree To Terms With K Jake Elliott; Place Caleb Sturgis On Injured Reserve". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  15. ^ "Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  16. ^ Williams, Charean (February 13, 2018). "Eagles sign De'Vante Bausby, Billy Brown". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  17. ^ McPherson, Chris (September 1, 2018). "Eagles Get To The 53-Player Limit". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  18. ^ Foley, Graham (September 2, 2018). "Eagles Sign 10 Players To Practice Squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  19. ^ Foley, Graham (September 11, 2018). "Eagles Sign Tre Sullivan To Practice Squad, Release De'Vante Bausby". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  20. ^ Foley, Graham (November 5, 2018). "CB De'Vante Bausby Returns To The Practice Squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  21. ^ McPherson, Chris (November 17, 2018). "Eagles Promote CB De'Vante Bausby To Active Roster". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  22. ^ McPherson, Chris (December 24, 2018). "Mike Wallace Activated From Injured Reserve". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  23. ^ Cox, Lorin (February 4, 2019). "5 former Bears participating in Alliance of American Football league". USA Today. Bears Wire. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  24. ^ Lenard, Jacob (February 12, 2019). "Former Pitt State CB Bausby gets interception in AAF debut". KOAM.

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