Patrick Surtain

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Patrick Surtain
Patrick Surtain.JPG
Surtain at a 2007 Chiefs mini camp.
No. 23
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-06-19) June 19, 1976 (age 37)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Debuted in 1998 for the Miami Dolphins
Last played in 2008 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles415
Quarterback sacks7.5
Interceptions37
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Patrick Surtain
Patrick Surtain.JPG
Surtain at a 2007 Chiefs mini camp.
No. 23
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-06-19) June 19, 1976 (age 37)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Southern Mississippi
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44
Debuted in 1998 for the Miami Dolphins
Last played in 2008 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Tackles415
Quarterback sacks7.5
Interceptions37
Stats at NFL.com

Patrick Frank Surtain (/sərˈtæn/;[citation needed] born June 19, 1976) is a former and retired American football cornerback who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Southern Mississippi. He was drafted 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.[1] He also played baseball and ran track, and was also a member of the state title basketball and football teams in his senior year.[1]

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.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Patrick Surtain, #23, Cornerback, Kansas City Chiefs". Kansas City Chiefs. Archived from the original on 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2008-03-06. 
  2. ^ Former Dolphin to sign 7-year deal worth $50.8M
  3. ^ "Chiefs announce four transactions". Kansas City Chiefs. 2009-02-24. Retrieved 2009-02-24. [dead link]

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