Derrick Frost

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Derrick Frost
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Frost with the Packers in 2008
No. 8, 4, 6
Position: Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-11-25) November 25, 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Clayton (MO) High
College: Northern Iowa
Undrafted: 2003
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Punts: 365
Punt yards: 15,042
Punting average: 41.2
Player stats at NFL.com

Derrick E. Frost (born November 25, 1980) is a former American football punter. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Northern Iowa.

Frost has been a member of the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Green Bay Packers, and California Redwoods.

Early years[edit]

Frost attended Clayton High School in Clayton, Missouri, and as a student was a letterman in football and baseball. In football, he was an All-Conference selection as a quarterback, linebacker, punter, and kicker.

College career[edit]

Frost attended the University of Northern Iowa and was a good student and a letterman in football and baseball. In football, during his college career, Frost punted 104 times for 4388 yards (42.19 yards per punt avg.).

Professional career[edit]

In 2003, he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted rookie free agent, but eventually wound up being signed by the Cleveland Browns. He completed two seasons at Cleveland before moving to the Washington Redskins.

Washington Redskins[edit]

In the 2006 season Frost has had success with nine 40+ punts. Also he had a couple of 50 plus punts for the Redskins of late after Week 12 in the league.

During the 2007 preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, Frost raced out after a punt to level the Titan's punt returner causing a forced fumble.

In 2008, he battled rookie Durant Brooks for the punting job. He was cut on August 30 during final cuts;

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Two days after being released by the Redskins, Frost was signed by the Green Bay Packers, who previously cut Jon Ryan. Frost was released by the Packers on December 1, 2008. Head coach Mike McCarthy stated that Frost performed well in practices, but did not do well during the games.[1]

California Redwoods[edit]

Frost was signed by the California Redwoods of the United Football League on September 2, 2009.[2] He was released on October 25, 2009.

Post Football[edit]

Frost is president of Pro Fusion Financial and is a member of the board of directors of the NFLPA.[3]

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Preceded by
Jon Ryan
Green Bay Packers punters
2008
Succeeded by
Jeremy Kapinos