Chris Bayne
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-03-22) March 22, 1975 (age 45)
Place of birth: Riverside, California
High School: John W. North High School
Career information
College: Fresno State
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222
Debuted in 1997 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
* Atlanta Falcons ( 1997 1998)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards

Christopher Oliver Bayne (born March 22, 1975) is a former profesional American football defensive back. Bayne grew up in Riverside, California.

High schoolEdit

Chris attended North High School were he played outside linebacker and running back. Besides football, Chris was also a memember of the track team, performing in the 100 meters and long jump. During his senior year, Bayne was recurited by Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Pittsburgh.[1]


After highschool Chris attended San Bernardino Valley Junior College. He played safety and recored seven interceptions in his two year career. Bayne later attended Fresno State where he majored in Biology. He was moved to outside linebacker his senior year. That same year he recorded 77 tackles and 3 sacks.


Chris Bayne was drafted in the 7th round (pick #222) of the 1997 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.[2] During the 1997 preseason, Bayne recored 10 tackles and 1 interecption. Due to this performance he made the 53 man roster. Bayne was released by the Falcons during the 1999 preseason. He was later signed by the Dolphins who released him in the 2000 training camp.


Bayne was drafted (#76) by the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL. He played the nickel position on defense.


During his short tenor in the XFL, Bayne announced he would like to attend medical school once his career was over. He is the son of Ralph and Deborah Bayne.


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