PLAYER
DeQuan Menzie
CB #38
Height:
5-11
Weight:
202
College:
Alabama
Experience:
1

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on May 15, 2013.
  • Released by the Kansas City Chiefs on May 14, 2013.
  • Originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

PRO:Spent his rookie season in Kansas City on Reserve/Injured after suffering a hip flexor injury.

COLLEGE:Started 20-of-25 games in two seasons at Alabama, tallying 74 tackles (53 solo), including eight tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, one interception for a touchdown and 16 passes defensed.

  • Transferred from Copiah-Lincoln (Miss.) Community College where he notched 91 tackles and seven interceptions in his freshman and sophomore seasons.

2011:Started all 13 games for the Crimson Tide as a senior where he finished the season with 41 tackles (27 solo), 1.5 sacks, one interception returned 25 yards for a touchdown, one fumble recovery and 12 passes defensed.

  • Earned first-team All-America honors by the American Football Coaches Association and first-team midseason All-America accolades by ESPN.com

2010:Saw seven starts in 12 games played as a junior, totaling 33 tackles (26 solo), including a secondary-leading 33 tackles (26 solo). Also recorded two sacks and four pass break-ups.

2009:Made 51 tackles (36 solo) and had one interception in his final season at Copiah-Lincoln and was ranked as the No. 6 junior college prospect by Super Prep Magazine.

  • Rated 14th on the Rivals.com list of top junior college prospects and was selected as a second-team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) following his sophomore season.

PERSONAL:

  • Played at Carver High School in Columbus, Ga. where he earned AAA Georgia All-State honors from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association in 2007.
  • Helped lead Carver to the 2007 Georgia AAA state championship.
  • Majored in Human Environmental Science at Alabama.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Caldwell on using the bye week to think about corrections

    Posted 3 hours ago

    Head coach Jim Caldwell says that although the Lions lost to the Saints, the bye week will be an opportunity for them to focus on things to work on because every mistake on Sunday was correctable.

  • Stafford on battling all game

    Posted 22 hours ago

    QB Matthew Stafford talks about the fight he saw from his teammates as the team tried to battle back in New Orleans.

  • Turnovers are Lions' downfall in New Orleans

    Posted 22 hours ago

    Tori Petry reports on the Lions' high-scoring loss in New Orleans as the team heads to the bye and the role that ball security played.

  • Caldwell on playing tough

    Posted 22 hours ago

    Head coach Jim Caldwell says he's proud the Lions played tough despite the injuries that came up in the Saints game.

  • Slay on the upcoming bye week

    Posted 23 hours ago

    CB Darius Slay talks about how important the upcoming bye week is for everybody to take care of their bodies and how the team can use it to get ready for the Steelers.

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