Derek Combs
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-02-28) February 28, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio
Career information
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 7 / Pick: 228
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oakland Raiders (2001–2002)
Career highlights and awards
*Mr. Football Award (Ohio) (1996)
Games played     12
Games started     0
Kick returns     5
Yards     71
Longest     25
Stats at
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Derek Alan Combs (born February 28, 1979) is a former American football defensive back who played in the National Football League.[1]

Combs graduated from Grove City High School in Grove City, Ohio, where he was the star tailback and was voted Ohio's Mr. Football in 1996. He has his own spot in the trophy case at Grove City High School. He was a tailback in college for the Ohio State Buckeyes

Combs was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the 7th round (228th overall pick) of the 2001 NFL Draft as a cornerback. He played in four games for the Raiders in 2002 and eight games for the Green Bay Packers in 2003.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Derek Combs.

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