DeAndre Houston-Carson

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DeAndre Houston-Carson
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Houston-Carson in the 2019 NFL season
No. 36 – Chicago Bears
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1993-04-13) April 13, 1993 (age 26)
Woodford, Virginia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school:Massaponax
(Fredericksburg, Virginia)
College:William & Mary
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 185
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2019
Total tackles:28
Sacks:0.0
Forced fumbles:2
Fumble recoveries:1
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

DeAndre Houston-Carson (born April 13, 1993) is an American football safety for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at William & Mary.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
201 lb
(91 kg)
30 18 in
(0.77 m)
9 18 in
(0.23 m)
4.54 s 1.55 s 2.62 s 4.28 s 7.15 s 32.5 in
(0.83 m)
9 ft 7 in
(2.92 m)
13 reps
All values from NFL combine[1]

Houston-Carson was selected in the sixth round, 185th overall by the Chicago Bears in the 2016 NFL Draft.[2] On May 9, 2016, he signed a four-year contract with the Bears.[3]

On September 2, 2017, Houston-Carson was waived by the Bears and was signed to the practice squad.[4][5] He was promoted to the active roster on September 19, 2017.[6]

After becoming a free agent following the 2018 season, he was re-signed by the Bears to a one-year deal on March 29, 2019.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/deandre-houston-carson?id=2555381
  2. ^ "Bears draft S DeAndre Houston-Carson". www.chicagobears.com. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  3. ^ "Bears sign seven draft picks, 10 others". ChicagoBears.com. Archived from the original on October 21, 2017. Retrieved May 26, 2016.
  4. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL's 53-man roster limit". ChicagoBears.com. Archived from the original on April 7, 2018.
  5. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 4, 2017). "Bears sign Jenkins, nine to practice squad". ChicagoBears.com. Archived from the original on November 8, 2017.
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 19, 2017). "Roster Moves: Bears elevate Houston-Carson, waive Gentry". ChicagoBears.com.
  7. ^ Biggs, Brad (March 29, 2019). "DeAndre Houston-Carson, special-teams standout, returns to Bears on 1-year contract". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved March 29, 2019.