|New Orleans Saints|
April 8, 1991 |
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||Falmouth (VA) Stafford|
|NFL Draft:||2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 80|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2017|
Dexter McDougle (born April 8, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Maryland.
McDougle played for Stafford Senior High School, where he was a teammate of Philadelphia Eagles 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.
|Ht||Wt||40‑yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20‑ss||3‑cone||Vert jump||Broad|
|5 ft 10 in
|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 |
New York Jets
On May 10, 2014, McDougle was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round (80th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft. On August 10, 2014, McDougle tore his ACL at Jets practice and was subsequently placed on the Injured Reserve.
On August 27, 2017, McDougle was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for Terrence Brooks. On September 2, 2017, he signed a one-year contract extension with the Eagles. During the 2017 season McDougle played 54 defensive snaps (9.3%) and 135 special teams snaps (49.8%) in eight games. Along with special teams, he served as the main backup to slot corner Patrick Robinson but was released on November 13, 2017 to make room for additional depth at linebacker.
New Orleans Saints
- Dexter McDougle - Yahoo Sports
- Dexter McDougle’s season, college career ends with shoulder surgery
- Wilson, Aaron. "Maryland cornerback Dexter McDougle drafted by Jets in third round". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- Jets lose Dee Milliner, Dexter McDougle to injuries at practice
- Lange, Randy (September 4, 2016). "4 Arrive via Waivers; RB Robinson Waived/Injured". New York Jets. Archived from the original on September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
- Allen, Eric (September 6, 2016). "Two DBs, Two RBs Signed to Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on September 6, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
- Allen, Eric (November 12, 2016). "CB McDougle Joins Roster, TE Davis Waived/Injured". NewYorkJets.com.
- Bergman, Jeremy (August 27, 2017). "Eagles acquire Dexter McDougle, trade Brooks to Jets". NFL.com.
- McPherson, Chris (September 2, 2017). "Cornerback Dexter McDougle Signs One-Year Extension". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
- George, David (November 13, 2017). "Eagles Sign Veteran LB Dannell Ellerbe". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
- Teope, Herbie (November 21, 2017). "Saints sign cornerback Dexter McDougle". NOLA.com.