Khalid Wooten

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Khalid Wooten
No. 36 – Toronto Argonauts
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1990-02-19) February 19, 1990 (age 28)
San Bernardino, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Rialto (CA) Carter
College: Nevada
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 202
Career history
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Khalid Bilal Wooten (born February 19, 1990) is a Canadian football cornerback for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL).[1] He played college football at Nevada and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

He attended Carter High School in Rialto, California.[2] He was a four-year letterman in high school.[2] He selected as the Citrus Belt League MVP in 2007 and also was selected two-time first-team All-League team for the 2006 and 2007 seasons.[2]

College career[edit]

He played college football at Nevada. He was selected to Preseason All-MW Second Team by the Phil Steele in his senior season.[2] In, 2012, He also was selected to the Preseason All-MW Third Team by College Football Madness.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On April 27, 2013, he was selected in the 6th round (202 overall) by the Tennessee Titans in the 2013 NFL Draft.[1] The Titans released Wooten on August 31, 2013. He was signed to the practice squad for the Titans the following day.[3] Tennessee waived him again on August 31, 2014.[4]

Montreal Alouettes[edit]

Wooten played in two games, starting in both instances, for the Montreal Alouettes (CFL) in 2016.[5]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

On May 1, 2017, Wooten was traded to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for running back Cierre Wood, defensive end Denzell Perine.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nevada's Khalid Wooten drafted by Titans in 6th round". Reno Journal Gazette. April 27, 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Nevada Profile". nevadawolfpack.com. 
  3. ^ Kuharsky, Paul (September 1, 2013). "Report: Rusty Smith will join practice squad". ESPN.com. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Patra, Kevin (August 31, 2014). "Titans add receivers T.J. Graham, Kris Durham". NFL.com. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "2016 Montreal Alouettes". profootballarchives.com. Retrieved March 11, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ticats acquire Wooten from Alouettes - Article - TSN". TSN. 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-03. 

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