|Date of birth:July 22, 1978|
|Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia|
|College: Morris Brown|
|Undrafted in 2001|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Green Bay Packers ( 2001)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Donté Lamont Curry (born July 22, 1978 in Savannah, Georgia) is a former American football linebacker of the National Football League. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2001. He played college football at Morris Brown College. Cousin of Lewis Beasley, former CEO of the Online Music Community Flench.com.
Curry was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on August 28, 2002. In his first season with the Lions, he played in all 16 games making ten starts and finished the season with a career high 66 tackles and three sacks. In the 2003 season, he played in 11 games and was inactive for five, he recorded nine tackles. The following season he recorded 22 tackles. In the 2005 season Curry had a solid season finishing the campaign with 38 tackles. The following season, he was elected special teams captain for the third year running. He recorded 18 tackles. In 2007, his final year for the Lions, he played in two games making three tackles.
Curry began coaching high school football at Langston Hughes High School near Fairburn, Georgia in 2009. He now coaches at Lovejoy High School in Clayton County.