|Date of birth:October 7, 1986|
|Place of birth: San Dimas, California|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cleveland Browns ( 2009)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Bret Emanuel Lockett (born October 7, 1986) is a former NFL American football safety. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He was picked up off waivers to the New England Patriots in 2009 and spent three years on the team. He signed to the New York Jets in 2013. Lockett played college football at UCLA.
Lockett attended Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, California, where he was a three-year starter in football as a safety, linebacker, and wide receiver. As a receiver in 2004, he was a first-team All-Sierra League selection. He also lettered in track and field in 2003.
After graduating from high school, Lockett attended the University of California, Los Angeles beginning in 2005. He appeared in 12 games as a freshman, contributing on special teams. He saw more time in defense in 2006, recording seven tackles in 13 games played. He made his first start in his junior year in 2007, and totaled 12 tackles over 12 games. In his senior season in 2008, Lockett started 11 games, recording 61 tackles.
New England PatriotsEdit
Lockett was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots on September 7, 2009. He was placed on injured reserve on December 9. He finished the 2009 season with seven tackles over 10 games. Following the season, Lockett was an exclusive-rights free agent before re-signing with the Patriots. He was placed on injured reserve on August 31, 2010, with a chest injury.
He was waived/injured during training camp in 2011. Lockett is expected to miss the 2011 season after tearing his groin in preseason game against the Bucs.
New York JetsEdit
- ↑ Jets Media Relations Department (January 2, 2013). "4 More Signed to Reserve/Future Contracts". New York Jets. Archived from the original on January 2, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6DNgJURGr?url=http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-1/4-More-Signed-to-ReserveFuture-Contracts/b0471b6b-2e1f-4294-8c74-aca0dbabf82d. Retrieved January 2, 2013.
- ↑ Jets Staff (August 26, 2013). "Jets Release 14 Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 26, 2013. https://www.webcitation.org/6JAQcdylE?url=http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-5/Jets-Release-14-Players/9c0f3677-5dc9-4f6c-b7cc-8482d5fb348c. Retrieved August 26, 2013.