Armon Binns
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1989-09-08) September 8, 1989 (age 31)
Los Angeles, California
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:211 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school:Pasadena (CA)
College:Cincinnati
Undrafted:2011
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2011)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
* 2× Associated Press first-team Little All-America honors (2009, 2010)
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:24
Receiving yards:277
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Armon Binns (born September 8, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Cincinnati.

Early life

Binns graduated from Pasadena High School in 2007, where he starred in football and basketball.

College career

As a wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bearcats, Binns finished the 2009 season with 61 receptions for 888 yards and 11 touchdowns.[1] He was on the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award during the 2009 season. He scored a touchdown on a 29-yard pass from Tony Pike for the go-ahead score with 33 seconds left in the 2009 River City Rivalry against the University of Pittsburgh, which the Bearcats won 45-44.

Binns started all 12 games as a senior and posted a team-high 75 receptions for 1,101 yards with 10 touchdowns. He also led the Big East in receptions, receiving yards, receptions per game (6.2) and receiving yards per game (91.8)[2]

Professional career

Cincinnati Bengals

Binns was signed to the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad on September 20, 2011. He saw game action in the 2012 season, playing in seven games (five as a starter) with 18 receptions for 210 receiving yards and one touchdown.[3]

Miami Dolphins

Binns was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins on December 10, 2012.[4] Playing for the Dolphins the remainder of the season, Binns caught six passes for 67 yards.[5]

On July 28, 2013, Binns suffered a torn ACL and MCL during the Dolphins' training camp, forcing him to miss the entire 2013 season.[6] On July 31, 2013, Binns was waived/injured by the Miami Dolphins.[7] Binns was placed on Injured/Reserve on August 1, 2013. The Dolphins released Binns on August 26, 2014.[8]

Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Binns to their practice squad on September 8, 2014.[9] On December 31, 2014, Binns signed a futures contract with the Chiefs.[10]

Ottawa Redblacks

On February 3, 2016, Binns signed a contract with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League.[11]

References

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