Patrick Surtain

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Patrick Surtain
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Surtain with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2007
Miami Dolphins
Position:Defensive assistant
Personal information
Born: (1976-06-19) June 19, 1976 (age 46)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Edna Karr (New Orleans)
College:Southern Miss
NFL Draft:1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:538
Sacks:7.5
Forced fumbles:7
Fumble recoveries:7
Interceptions:37
Defensive touchdowns:2
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Patrick Frank Surtain Sr. (/sərˈtæn/ sər-TANN;[citation needed] born June 19, 1976[1]) is an American former professional football player who was a cornerback for 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. He was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft, and also played for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Early years[edit]

Surtain attended high school at Edna Karr High School, where he completed 44 of 97 passes for 753 yards with seven touchdowns and rushed 137 times for 784 yards with 12 touchdowns as a quarterback.[2] He also played baseball and ran track, and was also a member of the state title basketball and football teams in his senior year.[2]

College career[edit]

Surtain attended the University of Southern Mississippi, where he was a four-year letterman and two-year starter. In his junior year, Surtain started all 11 games and accumulated 84 tackles, 8 passes defended and six interceptions.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Surtain was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played for the Dolphins from 1998–2004 and was selected to the Pro Bowl three times in 2002, 2003, and 2004. He finished with 344 tackles, 6.5 sacks, and 29 interceptions in 108 career games with the Dolphins.

Patrick Surtain (left) with Ty Law at the Chiefs' 2007 mini-camp.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

In April 2005 the Dolphins traded Surtain to the Kansas City Chiefs for a second round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. After the trade the Chiefs re-signed him to a seven-year $50.8 million deal.[3]

Surtain was released by the Chiefs on February 24, 2009. He finished his career with the team with 192 tackles, one sack, and eight interceptions in 55 games.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Surtain was hired as a defensive assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins on February 18, 2022.

NFL career statistics[edit]

Year Team GP Comb Solo Ast Sack FF FR Yds Int Yds Avg Lng TD PD
1998 MIA 16 30 23 7 0.0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 9
1999 MIA 16 39 32 7 2.0 0 0 0 2 28 14 28 0 5
2000 MIA 16 52 42 10 1.0 2 1 0 5 55 11 43 0 21
2001 MIA 16 53 43 10 1.0 2 2 0 3 74 25 41 1 16
2002 MIA 14 59 40 19 1.5 0 0 0 6 79 13 40 1 11
2003 MIA 15 53 34 19 0.0 0 0 0 7 59 8 32 0 13
2004 MIA 15 58 40 18 1.0 0 1 0 4 2 1 2 0 11
2005 KC 15 57 47 10 0.0 0 1 0 4 57 14 53 0 13
2006 KC 16 68 60 8 1.0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
2007 KC 16 58 50 8 0.0 0 1 0 2 25 13 23 0 6
2008 KC 8 11 11 0 0.0 1 0 0 1 50 50 50 0 3
Career 163 538 422 116 7.5 7 7 0 37 430 12 53 2 113

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Personal life[edit]

In 2016, Surtain became head coach at American Heritage School.[6] His son, Patrick Surtain II, who played for him at American Heritage, was one of the top-ranked high school football players of the class of 2018 and played college football for the Alabama Crimson Tide.[7] Like his father, Patrick II plays cornerback, and was drafted No. 9 overall in the 2021 NFL draft by the Denver Broncos. He is married to Michelle Surtain (née Webster) and has 3 children, Patrick II, Paris, and Parker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Surtain Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved March 7, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c "Patrick Surtain, #23, Cornerback, Kansas City Chiefs". Kansas City Chiefs. Archived from the original on February 29, 2008. Retrieved March 6, 2008.
  3. ^ Former Dolphin to sign 7-year deal worth $50.8M
  4. ^ "Chiefs announce four transactions". Kansas City Chiefs. February 24, 2009. Archived from the original on February 27, 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2009.
  5. ^ "Patrick Surtain Stats". ESPN. ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved June 15, 2014.
  6. ^ "Where Are They Now: Patrick Surtain". Archived from the original on January 6, 2017.
  7. ^ 10 sons of NFL players expected to star in high school football

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