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|Born:||July 12, 1974|
Bronx, New York
|High school:||Bronx (NY) Clinton|
|NFL Draft:||1997 / Round: 5 / Pick: 136|
|Career NFL statistics|
He was selected by the New York Giants in the 5th round of the 1997 NFL Draft. A native of the Bronx, Garnes is an alumnus of John Philip Sousa Junior High School located in the Edenwald section of that borough. Garnes currently resides in Fort Lee, New Jersey.
In 2011, Garnes became an assistant secondary coach for the Denver Broncos.
The Broncos’ secondary in 2013 overcame numerous injuries to its personnel, including extended periods without 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey and starting safety Rahim Moore. In their absence, cornerback Chris Harris Jr. became a steadying force on the outside and second-year safety Duke Ihenacho emerged as solid contributor in the defensive backfield.
- John Philip Sousa MS 142: Notable Alumni Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine, www.bronxsousa.com
- Wright, Michael C. (January 20, 2015). "Bears announce more coaching hires". ESPN. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
- Biggs, Brad (January 4, 2017). "Bears fire two longtime John Fox assistants: Dave Magazu and Sam Garnes". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
- Interview with Sam Garnes, 12 May 2007
- Carolina Panthers cornerback Munnerlyn takes advantage of a larger role, 1 May 2010[permanent dead link]
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