Simon Fraser (American football)

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Simon Fraser
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Fraser in July 2008
No. 75
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1983-03-27) March 27, 1983 (age 35)
Champaign, Illinois[1]
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:274 lb (124 kg)
Career information
College:Ohio State
Undrafted:2005
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:53
Sacks:4.5
Forced fumbles:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Simon Fraser (born March 27, 1983 in Champaign, Illinois[1]) is a former American football defensive end. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Ohio State.

Fraser has also played for the Atlanta Falcons.


Fraser graduated from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2015. Fraser is now a surgical resident in Columbus, Ohio.

College career[edit]

At the Ohio State University, Fraser was a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete selection and a two-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference honoree, as well as a co-captain as a senior.

He was a member of the 2002 Ohio State Buckeyes football team that won the 2003 BCS National Championship Game by defeating the University of Miami Hurricanes in a double overtime game at the 2003 Fiesta Bowl.

Inspired by the doctors and nurses at Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital who helped save the lives of his son and daughter (premature twins), he went to medical school at Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to pursue a career in medicine. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/sports/2011/06/12/a-healers-calling.html

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Fraser played in Cleveland for three seasons (2005–2007).

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On March 7, 2008, he signed with the Atlanta Falcons and was waived by the team on April 28, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Simon Fraser, DE at NFL.com". NFL.com. Retrieved 2011-08-10.