FACTOID # 25: If you're tired of sitting in traffic on your way to work, move to North Dakota.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Derrick Strait
Derrick Strait
Date of birth August 27, 1980
Place of birth Austin, TX
Position(s) Cornerback
College Oklahoma
NFL Draft 2004 / Round 3/ Pick 76
Awards 2003 Jim Thorpe Award
2003 Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Statistics
  • CBS.com
Team(s)
2004-2005
2006
New York Jets
New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers

Derrick Strait (born August 27, 1980) is an NFL cornerback for panthers. August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Skyline from Town Lake Austin is the capital of the state of Texas, within the United States of America. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... A cornerback (also referred to as a corner) is a position in American and Canadian football, more broadly classified as a defensive back. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 2004 NFL Draft took place on April 24th and 25th of 2004. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... Bills Dolphins Patriots Jets Ravens Bengals Browns Steelers Texans Colts Titans Broncos Chiefs Raiders Chargers Cowboys Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Lions Packers Vikings Falcons Panthers Saints Buccaneers Jaguars Cardinals Rams 49ers Seahawks The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green Team colors Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Robert Wood Johnson IV General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green Team colors Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Robert Wood Johnson IV General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC... City Tampa, Florida Other nicknames The Bucs, Pewter Pirates Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden Owner Malcolm Glazer General manager Bruce Allen Mascot Captain Fear League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1976–present) American Football Conference (1976) AFC West (1976) National Football Conference (1977... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... A cornerback (also referred to as a corner) is a position in American and Canadian football, more broadly classified as a defensive back. ...


Strait was selected with the 13th pick in the 3rd round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. After spending two seasons primarily as a backup defensive back, Strait was traded to Cleveland on August 14, 2006 for running back Lee Suggs. Lee Suggs, however, failed his physical, and both he and Derrick returned to their respective teams. On October 11, 2006 he was claimed off waivers by the Buccaneers, but was released seven days later. On November 8, 2006, he was claimed off waivers by the Bears. On December 10, 2006 he was released by the Bears. On December 11, 2006 he was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers. The 2004 NFL Draft took place on April 24th and 25th of 2004. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green Team colors Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Robert Wood Johnson IV General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC... Lee Ernest Suggs, Jr. ...


Playing his collegiate football at the University of Oklahoma, Derrick was a two-time All-American, recipient of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy , and the Jim Thorpe Award his junior season. He holds a team record record with five fumble recoveries in a single season. The University of Oklahoma, often called OU or Oklahoma, is a coeducational public research university located in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. ... All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... The Bronko Nagurski Trophy has been awarded annually since 1993 to the best all-around defensive college football player. ... The Jim Thorpe Award, named in memory of multi-sport legend Jim Thorpe, has been awarded to the top defensive back in college football since 1986. ...


Strait attended Lanier High School in Austin Texas. Central High School, also known as Central-Macon, Central-Bibb, and Central Fine Arts and International Baccalaureate Magnet High School is a high school in Macon, Georgia, in the United States, serving students in grades 9-12. ...

  • Born: August 27, 1980 Austin, TX
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 189 lbs.

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m