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Derrick Summers
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Summers in 2017
No. 50 – Columbus Destroyers
Position:Fullback / Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1988-06-19) June 19, 1988 (age 31)
Southfield, Michigan
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school:Southfield (MI)
College:Toledo
Undrafted:2010
Career history
* Jacksonville Sharks (20112013)
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
* ArenaBowl champion (2011)
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:256
Sacks:50
Forced fumbles:11
Fumble recoveries:7
Blocked kicks:4
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Derrick Edward Summers (born June 19, 1988) is an American football defensive lineman for the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena Football League (AFL).[1] He played as a defensive end for the University of Toledo.

Derrick Summers started his AFL Journey with the Jacksonville Sharks in 2011. He played three seasons for the Sharks, helping them win three South Division Championships (2011-13), the 2011 American Conference Championship, and the 2011 AFL World Championship as the Sharks defeated the Arizona Rattlers In Arena Bowl XXIV.

On May 14, 2012, Summers signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[2] He was released by the Argonauts on October 18, 2012. He was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the subsequently released on May 15, 2013, prior to the beginning of the 2013 CFL season.[3]

On November 11, 2015, Summers was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS.

On October 14, 2016, Summers was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators during the dispersal draft.[4] He earned Second Team All-Arena honors in 2017.[5] He also helped the Gladiators reach the 2017 AFL National Conference Championship Game.

On March 19, 2018, Summers was assigned to the Albany Empire.[6] Summers earned Second Team All-Arena honors for the 2018 season.

On March 5, 2019, Summers was assigned to the Columbus Destroyers.

Summers is now currently ranked Fourth All Time in Arena History in Sacks with 50 career sacks.

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