Robert Sands (American football)
Sands in Bengals training camp, 2012
|Date of birth:||November 3, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Jacksonville, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Miami (FL) Carol City|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 134|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at CFL.ca|
Robert Sands (born November 3, 1989) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the West Virginia Mountaineers.
Sands was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 134th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He agreed to terms on a rookie contract on July 29. On December 4, 2011, Sands made his debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers but did not record any stats. He was placed on injured reserve on August 24, 2012, due to a chest injury. The Bengals released him on June 12, 2013.
Los Angeles KISS
On May 26, 2016, Sands was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS. On June 14, 2016, Sands was placed on reassignment.
In January 2013, Sands was arrested and charged with assault in the fourth degree in a domestic violence incident.
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