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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

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    Posted 8 hours ago

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    Posted 15 hours ago

    Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi breaks down film of the Green Bay Packers defense with Herman Moore.

  • Caldwell on injuries, captains

    Posted 15 hours ago

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  • Lions GameDay Live preview

    Posted 16 hours ago

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  • Lions Weekly Matchup: Defense

    Posted 19 hours ago

    Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin breaks down film of the Green Bay Packers offense with Herman Moore.

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