Dexter McDougle

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Dexter McDougle
No. 23 New York Jets
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-08) April 8, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Woodbridge, Virginia
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school: Falmouth (VA) Stafford
College: Maryland
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 80
Career history
Roster status: Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Total tackles: 6
Interceptions: 0
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 1
Player stats at

Dexter McDougle (born April 8, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jets in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Maryland.

Early years[edit]

McDougle played for Stafford Senior High School, where he was a teammate of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, as well as at the University of Maryland. He played safety, cornerback, wide receiver and running back. He recorded 97 tackles and six interceptions as a senior in 2008 after missing most of his junior year with an injury. He also caught 48 passes for 885 yards and 11 TDs and rushed for 457 yards and nine scores on 76 carries.

Considered a three-star recruit by, he was rated the 76th best "athlete" prospect of his class.[1]

College career[edit]

At Maryland, he was named an Academic All-ACC in his sophomore and senior seasons. McDougle missed the most of his senior year at Maryland due to a fractured shoulder.[2]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

On May 10, 2014, McDougle was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round (80th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[3]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 10 in 195 lb 4.47 s 2.63 s 1.58 s 4.18 s 6.84 s 37 in 10 ft 2 in
All values from Pro Day [4]

New York Jets[edit]

On August 10, 2014, McDougle tore his ACL at Jets practice and was subsequently placed on the Injured Reserve.[5]

McDougle was waived on September 4, 2016.[6] After clearing waivers, he was signed to the team's practice squad.[7]


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