Emmanuel Stephens

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Emmanuel Stephens
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-02-17) February 17, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Waltrip High School
College: Ole Miss
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 26
Sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Emmanuel Lavar Stephens (born February 17, 1987) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Ole Miss.

College career[edit]

Stephens started his college football career at two-year community college Blinn College in Brenham, Texas where he played in 2006 and 2007. While at Blinn, he was selected to the 2007 All-America first-team by the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Stephens went on to enroll at Ole Miss where he played in 2008 and completed his college career in 2009.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Stephens signed with the Atlanta Falcons on April 26, 2010. He was released on September 4 and signed to the Falcons' practice squad the next day. Stephens spent the entire season on the practice squad and was re-signed to a reserve/future contract on January 18, 2011. The Falcons waived him during final cuts on September 3.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Stephens was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on September 4.

Personal life[edit]

Stephens' wife is named Camica, also from Houston. The couple have a son named Lavar who was born September 5, 2007 and a daughter named Mia who is born November 15, 2011


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