|No. 2 Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
|Date of birth:November 16, 1982|
|Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina|
|Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140|
|Debuted in 2006 for the Chicago Bears|
|Roster status: Active|
|CFL status: Import|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Airese K. Currie (born November 16, 1982) is a professional American and Canadian football wide receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Clemson Tigers.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Currie attended Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, South Carolina, and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was the South Carolina state champion on the 200 and the 400 meter dashes, and ran a personal best of 10.22 seconds on the 100 meter dash.
College career[edit | edit source]
Currie attended Clemson University and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was a three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, and as a senior, he won the NCAA Regional East title on the 100 meter dash.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Chicago Bears[edit | edit source]
He was selected with the fourth pick of the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Clemson University. He spent his entire rookie season in 2005 with the Chicago Bears on injured reserve. In the 2006 season he was again placed on injured reserve on September 29, 2006 soon after playing his first NFL game. He was released on May 7, 2007.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit | edit source]
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