|No. 83 Free Agent|
|Date of birth:March 11, 1985|
|Place of birth: Eagle, Idaho|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 223 lb (101 kg)|
|College: Boise State|
|NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 222|
|Debuted in 2007 for the Buffalo Bills|
|Roster status: Free Agent|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Derek Schouman (born March 11, 1985 in Eagle, Idaho) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise State.
He has also played for the St. Louis Rams.
Schouman attended Eagle High School in Eagle, Idaho and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was a two-year starter as a tight end. As a Junior, he was an impact player for the State Championship team. As a senior, he was a first team All-Southern Idaho Conference selection and as a junior, he was a second team All-Southern Idaho Conference selection.
Schouman was a four-year starter at Boise State. Perhaps his greatest claim to fame was catching a fourth-down touchdown pass in overtime of the Broncos' win over Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl which set up the now-famous Jared Zabransky-to-Ian Johnson Statue of Liberty play for the winning two-point conversion.
Schouman recorded 3 receptions for 19 yards as an H-Back before suffering a season-ending sprained ankle against the Cincinnati Bengals in 2007. He started fourteen games in 2008 and 2009 before being placed on injured reserve early in 2009 with a knee injury. The Bills placed him on injured reserve again in 2010 and waived him on September 8, 2010.
St. Louis RamsEdit
Schouman was signed by the St. Louis Rams on November 17, 2010.