Derek Combs

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Derek Combs
No. 43, 45
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1979-02-28) February 28, 1979 (age 39)
Columbus, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Grove City (OH)
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 228
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 12
Games started: 0
Kick returns: 5
Yards: 71
Longest: 25
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Derek Alan Combs (born February 28, 1979) is a former American football defensive back who played in the National Football League.[1]

Combs graduated from Grove City High School in Grove City, Ohio, where he was the star tailback and was voted Ohio's Mr. Football in 1996. He has his own spot in the trophy case at Grove City High School. He was a tailback in college for the Ohio State Buckeyes

Combs was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the 7th round (228th overall pick) of the 2001 NFL Draft as a cornerback. He played in four games for the Raiders in 2002 and eight games for the Green Bay Packers in 2003.


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