Frank Chamberlin

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Frank Chamberlin
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Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1978-01-02)January 2, 1978
Place of birth: Mahwah, New Jersey
Date of death: November 17, 2013(2013-11-17) (aged 35)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 5 / Pick: 160
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Frank Jacob Chamberlin (January 2, 1978 – November 17, 2013) was an American football linebacker. Chamberlin attended Mahwah High School, in Mahwah, New Jersey.[1] He was a four-year letterman and two-year starter for Boston College who made 126 tackles as a senior, earning second-team All-Big East honors. He also won the team’s Scanlan Award, the highest honor for a B.C. football player.

Chamberlain was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round (160th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played in 43 games for the Titans from 2000 to 2002. He later played for the Cincinnati Bengals (2003) and Houston Texans (2005).[2] He played a total of 57 games in the NFL, making a total of 45 combined tackles, one sack and two forced fumbles. He died on November 17, 2013, aged 35, after a year-long battle against brain cancer.[2]


  1. ^ Frank Chamberlin player profile, NFL Players Association, accessed April 11, 2007. "Attended Mahwah High School, where, as a senior, two-way football star he rushed for 900 yards and 14 TDs while logging 114 tackles with 6 forced fumbles … Also as a senior, won state shot put championship."
  2. ^ a b Frank Chamberlin dies of cancer at 35, ESPN (November 18, 2013)

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