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Lemonier with the San Francisco 49ers in 2015
|Born:||November 19, 1991|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||255 lb (116 kg)|
|High school:||Hialeah (Hialeah, Florida)|
|NFL Draft:||2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88|
|Career highlights and awards
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Corey Lemonier (//; born November 19, 1991) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.
Lemonier was born in Hialeah, Florida to Henry and Francoise Lemonier, who are hardworking, Haitian immigrants. He attended Hialeah High School, and played for the Hialeah Thoroughbreds high school football team. He recorded 50 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior, and played in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game.
Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was ranked the 3rd best weakside defensive end in the nation. He accepted a scholarship to Auburn over offers from LSU, Florida State, and Tennessee.
Lemonier enrolled in Auburn University, where he played for the Auburn Tigers football team from 2010 to 2012. As a freshman in 2010, he started one of 14 games, recording 17 tackles and two quarterback sacks. He had three tackles in the tigers' victory in the 2011 BCS National Championship Game. As a sophomore in 2011, he was a first-team All-SEC selection after recording 47 tackles and 9.5 sacks. In his junior season in 2012, he recorded 34 tackles and 5.5 sacks in 12 games. He decided to forgo his senior season at Auburn and entered the 2013 NFL Draft.
San Francisco 49ersEdit
The San Francisco 49ers picked Lemonier in the third round, with the 88th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he recorded his first sack and safety against the Arizona Cardinals on quarterback Carson Palmer.
On September 3, 2016, he was released by the 49ers.
New York JetsEdit
Lemonier was claimed off waivers by the Jets on December 26, 2016. In his first game with the Jets, he recorded a sack and forced fumble against the Bills.
- ↑ "An unlikely trio". http://auburn.247sports.com/Article/An-unlikely-trio-76451. Retrieved March 10, 2014.
- ↑ https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Corey-Lemonier-88742
- ↑ 2011 All-SEC Football Team Announced
- ↑ "49ers Release 20 Players, Announce Other Roster Moves". September 3, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20170906134538/http://www.49ers.com/news/article-2/49ers-Release-20-Players-Announce-Other-Roster-Moves/58e4c5ab-b77c-4050-998f-7a94a732c911.
- ↑ "Browns claim 5, plan to sign ex-Stanford QB Kevin Hogan to practice squad, waive Trey Caldwell". http://www.cleveland.com/browns/index.ssf/2016/09/connor_hamlett_among_players_s.html.
- ↑ "Browns claim RB Darius Jackson". December 14, 2016. http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-claim-RB-Darius-Jackson/21cac8e1-05c8-420b-8efe-0752b8fa77e1.
- ↑ "Lions awarded DE Corey Lemonier via waivers". December 15, 2016. http://www.detroitlions.com/news/news-short/article-1/Lions-awarded-DE-Corey-Lemonier-via-waivers/1f0d316b-6727-4a32-a125-7d4ba8afcdad.
- ↑ "Lions Waive DE Corey Lemonier". December 23, 2016. http://nfltraderumors.co/lions-waive-de-corey-lemonier/.
- ↑ Allen, Eric (December 26, 2016). "Jets Place QB Bryce Petty on Injured Reserve". https://web.archive.org/web/20170917200548/http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-9/Jets-Place-QB-Bryce-Petty-on-Injured-Reserve/f3987762-c6d1-4578-9a54-455d712371cd.
- ↑ Allen, Eric (March 9, 2017). "LB Corey Lemonier Re-Signs with Jets". http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-9/LB-Corey-Lemonier-Re-Signs-with-Jets/07bdc090-a76b-495d-a20e-41fbeddb08e5.
- ↑ Lange, Randy (September 1, 2017). "Jets Release 10, Place 4 on Reserve Lists". https://web.archive.org/web/20180205172145/http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-7/Jets-Release-10-Place-4-on-Reserve-Lists/9ec6ea97-ebc1-4823-901f-d4d218b96c37.