|Date of birth:August 24, 1983|
|Place of birth: Sallisaw, Oklahoma|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 247 lb (112 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 4 / Pick: 132|
|Debuted in 2008 for the Buffalo Bills|
| * Buffalo Bills ( 2008– 2009)
|Roster status: Free Agent|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Derek Fine (born August 24, 1983) is an American football tight end who is currently a Free Agent in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas.
In his junior year at Kansas, Fine received the Gale Sayers Award for the team's most courageous player. He was a team captain in his senior year, in which he caught 46 passes for 394 total receiving yards. He was a part of the Jayhawks team that went 12-1 and won the 2008 Orange Bowl.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-2⅝ *||251 lb *||4.83 *||1.62 *||2.77 *||4.19 *||6.80 *||33 in. **||9'07" **||24 *||x|
In 2009, during a game against the New York Jets, Fine was battling Jets linebacker Marques Murrell and eventually started a fight with Murrell and Murrell's teammate James Ihedigbo. This fight led to Ihedigbo being ejected for trying to land a punch on Fine.
St. Louis RamsEdit
Fine was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams on February 17, 2010. He was waived on March 5, 2010.
Fine was signed by the Houston Texans on June 16, 2010.
On September 5, 2010, Fine was waived by the Houston Texans.
- ↑ Player Bio: Derek Fine :: Football
- ↑ ESPN - Derek Fine Stats, News, Photos - Kansas Jayhawks - NCAA College Football
- ↑ Wilson, Allen (February 16, 2010). "Bills hire special teams aide, release seven players". The Buffalo News. http://www.buffalonews.com/258/story/958859.html. Retrieved 2010-02-17.[dead link]