Lamont Brightful

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Lamont Brightful
Date of birth (1979-01-29) January 29, 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Oak Harbor, Washington
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
College Eastern Washington
NFL draft 2002 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Career history
As player
2002–2003 Baltimore Ravens
2004 Miami Dolphins
2005 New York Giants
2006 Montreal Alouettes
2007 Calgary Stampeders
Career stats

Lamont Eugene Brightful (born January 29, 1979 in Oak Harbor, Washington) is an American football player. Prior to attending Eastern Washington University, Brightful graduated from Mariner High School in Everett, Washington, where he was a standout defensive back, wide receiver, and kick returner. He was also a holder for Larry Stovall-Moody teammate Denver Broncos 2005 and Semi pro hall of famer and pro arena football player Larry has the longest field goal in Mariner high school history of 60 yards kicked back in 1996

College career[edit]

Brightful played college football at Eastern Washington University. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2002 NFL Draft. He was also a skilled kick returner, he holds the Div 1AA record for average kick return yards at 30, with over 65 attempts.[1]

Professional career[edit]

After he was drafted, he played for the Ravens during the 2002 and 2003 seasons, where he was used mostly as a return man.[2]

Lamont was traded to the Miami Dolphins in 2004, and was released from the team in 2005. Lamont was cut after having three fumbles in a game as a punt returner against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Lamont was then picked up by the New York Giants and went overseas to play for the Frankfurt Galaxy as cornerback. In 2005, he was ranked the top returner in the league.

In 2006, he joined the Montreal Alouettes in the Canadian Football League as a punt returner and cornerback.

Lamont now works as an elite sports performance coach in Richland, Washington at Power Alley Performance, LLC.

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