August 24, 1983|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||247 lb (112 kg)|
|NFL Draft:||2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 132|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
In his junior year at Kansas, Fine received the Gale Sayers Award for the team's most courageous player. He was a team captain in his senior year, in which he caught 46 passes for 394 total receiving yards. He was a part of the Jayhawks team that went 12-1 and won the 2008 Orange Bowl.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-2⅝ *||251 lb *||4.83 *||1.62 *||2.77 *||4.19 *||6.80 *||33 in. **||9'07" **||24 *||x|
(* represents NFL Combine **represents Kansas Pro Day)
In 2009, during a game against the New York Jets, Fine was battling Jets linebacker Marques Murrell and eventually started a fight with Murrell and Murrell's teammate James Ihedigbo. This fight led to Ihedigbo being ejected for trying to land a punch on Fine.
St. Louis Rams
Fine was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams on February 17, 2010. He was waived on March 5, 2010.
Fine was signed by the Houston Texans on June 16, 2010.
On September 5, 2010, Fine was waived by the Houston Texans.
- Player Bio: Derek Fine :: Football
- ESPN - Derek Fine Stats, News, Photos - Kansas Jayhawks - NCAA College Football
- Wilson, Allen (February 16, 2010). "Bills hire special teams aide, release seven players". The Buffalo News. Archived from the original on February 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-17.