Westbrook at Redskins training camp in 2011.
|Date of birth:December 26, 1984|
|Place of birth: Fort Washington, Maryland|
|Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)||Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2007|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Washington Redskins|
|Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2011|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Byron Westbrook (born December 26, 1984) is an American football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL), who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Salisbury University.
Westbrook set a record for career interceptions at Salisbury University with 18. He was a 2006 American Football Coaches Association All-American. In addition, he was a three-time All-Atlantic Central Football Conference first-team selection at defensive back and was a two-time first-team selection on special teams.
Westbrook was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on May 15, 2007. On September 1, he was released after not making final roster cuts, but was signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
On August 30, 2008, he was released after not making the team's final roster again. He was re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
On February 11, 2009, the Redskins re-signed Westbrook.
He is the younger brother of two-time Pro Bowl, running back Brian Westbrook. His cousin, Lawrence Westbrook, is currently a point guard for the Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg of the German Basketball Bundesliga league.
- ↑ http://www.suseagulls.com/sports/fball/2006-07/news/westbrooknfl
- ↑ SB Nation Profile
- ↑ Pinter, Glenn (February 11, 2009). "Redskins Re-sign Westbrook". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Re-sign-Westbrook/3E1C1DAE-8FE6-4144-A834-32F5FA246558. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- ↑ Pinter, Glenn (March 14, 2012). "Westbrook Not Tendered". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Westbrook-Not-Tendered/89734338-92c6-45c2-9faf-cde87636c5e6. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- ↑ Fitzgerald, Gary (May 10, 2010). "This Westbrook Is Taking a Different Path". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/This-Westbrook-Is-Taking-a-Different-Path/C44F6FFE-7DF9-44C4-885B-F01ABD33E591. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
- ↑ http://basketball.eurobasket.com/player/Lawrence_Westbrook/Neckar_RIESEN_Ludwigsburg/116667