Demps with the Houston Texans
|No. 27 Houston Texans|
|Date of birth:||June 29, 1985|
|Place of birth:||San Antonio, Texas|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||208 lb (94 kg)|
|High school:||Converse (TX) Roosevelt|
|NFL draft:||2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 117|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2015|
|Player stats at PFR|
Quintin Lamon Demps (born June 29, 1985) is a professional American football safety for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL draft. He played college football at Texas-El Paso.
Demps was born in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Theodore Roosevelt High School in San Antonio and was a student and a letterman in football and track. In football, as a junior, he led his team to the District Title and was a second team All-District 26-5A selection. As a senior, he was named as an All-District 26-5A selection, an All-Greater San Antonio selection, and as an All-State Honorable Mention selection. Demps graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 2003.
Demps earned first-team All-Conference USA honors as a senior at UTEP in 2007, when he had a pair of 100-yard interception returns. Demps ranks second in school history with 17 picks.
Demps proved to be a very good kick returner for the Eagles in 2008, finishing fourth in the NFL in kick return yards. He averaged 25.3 yards per kick return. He scored his first career touchdown in week 13 against the Baltimore Ravens with a 100-yard kickoff return touchdown. In his rookie season, Demps had 18 tackles and one sack.
Demps was waived on September 4, 2010.
Demps was signed by the Houston Texans on December 7, 2010, after the team placed defensive end Jesse Nading on injured reserve. On September 3, 2011 Demps was cut. Demps re-signed with the Texans on October 25, 2011, after Danieal Manning was lost for 4–6 weeks due to a broken leg. Demps was again resigned on April 4, 2012 to a multi-year contract.
Kansas City Chiefs
New York Giants
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- Chiefs Tweak Roster on Defense
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