Frost with the Packers in November 2008
|Date of birth:November 25, 1980|
|Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri|
|Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)||Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)|
|College: Northern Iowa|
|Undrafted in 2003|
|Debuted in 2004 for the Cleveland Browns|
| * Philadelphia Eagles ( 2003)*
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Derrick E. Frost (born November 25, 1980 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American football punter who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Northern Iowa.
Frost attended Clayton High School in Clayton, Missouri, and as a student was a letterman in football and baseball. In football, he was an All-Conference selection as a quarterback, linebacker, punter, and kicker.
Frost attended the University of Northern Iowa and was a good student and a letterman in football and baseball. In football, during his college career, Frost punted 104 times for 4388 yards (42.19 yards per punt avg.).
In 2003 he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted rookie free agent, but eventually wound up being signed by the Cleveland Browns. He completed two seasons at Cleveland before moving to the Washington Redskins.
In the 2006 season Frost has had success with nine 40+ punts. Also he had a couple of 50 plus punts for the Redskins of late after Week 12 in the league.
During the 2007 preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, Frost raced out after a punt to level the Titan's punt returner causing a forced fumble.
In 2008, he battled rookie Durant Brooks for the punting job. He was cut on August 30 during final cuts;
Green Bay PackersEdit
Two days after being released by the Redskins, Frost was signed by the Green Bay Packers, who previously cut Jon Ryan. Frost was released by the Packers on December 1, 2008. Head coach Mike McCarthy stated that Frost performed well in practices, but did not do well during the games.
Frost is president of Pro Fusion Financial and is a member of the board of directors of the NFLPA.
- ↑ "McCarthy says Packers to cut inconsistent P Frost". http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/wire/chi-ap-fbn-packers-punterpu,0,2162071.story.[dead link]
- ↑ "UFL's California Redwoods Announces 11 New Players Including QB Shane Boyd". UFL-football.com. 2009-09-02. http://www.ufl-football.com/press/2009/09/02/ufl_s_california_redwoods_announces_11_new_players_including_qb_shane_boyd.
- ↑ http://www.linkedin.com/pub/derrick-e-frost/22/78a/201
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