|Date of birth:February 22, 1983|
|Place of birth: Oceanside, California|
|Undrafted in 2005|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* New York Giants ( 2005)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Antwain Joquan Spann (born February 22, 1983 in Oceanside, California) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Spann played football at El Camino High School in Oceanside, California.
College career[edit | edit source]
Spann began his college football career in 2001 at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, where he was a Mississippi Junior College All-State and All-Region player. In 2003, he transferred to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where he started 11 games at cornerback in his senior season in 2004, recording a team-high four interceptions.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
New York Giants[edit | edit source]
Spann was signed by the Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 17, 2005, following the 2005 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Giants on August 31.
New England Patriots[edit | edit source]
Spann was signed to the Patriots' practice squad on January 2, 2006, where he spent the remainder of the team's postseason before being signed to a future contract by the team on January 17.
Spann was waived by the team on September 2, 2006, and signed to the Patriots' practice squad the following day. He was signed to the Patriots' 53-man roster on September 30 before being waived from it on November 7. He was re-signed to the Patriots' practice squad on November 8, and again elevated to the 53-man roster on November 18. He was waived by the Patriots on November 22 and re-signed to their practice squad again on November 24. He was signed to the team's 53-man roster for a third time on December 9, where he spent the remainder of the season.
Spann was waived by the team on July 19, 2007, and signed to the Patriots' practice squad on September 25. He then was signed to the Patriots' 53-man roster on December 28.
Spann was waived by the Patriots again on August 30, 2008, and signed to the team's practice squad on September 1. He was elevated to the 53-man roster on October 22 when safety Rodney Harrison was placed on injured reserve.
Spann was waived by the Patriots on July 27, 2009 after signing 2009 draft pick Patrick Chung.
Buffalo Bills[edit | edit source]
Spann signed with the Buffalo Bills on July 31, 2009. He was briefly waived on August 7 before being re-signed on August 11. He was waived again on August 21 when 2009 first-round pick Aaron Maybin was signed.
Denver Broncos[edit | edit source]
Spann was claimed off waivers by the Denver Broncos on August 24, 2009. He was waived on September 5.