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Kayvon Webster
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Webster with the Denver Broncos in 2013
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-02-01) February 1, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Career information
College: South Florida
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2013 2016)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (50)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles     122
Forced fumbles     1
Fumble recoveries     0
Pass deflections     21
Interceptions     2

Kayvon Webster (born February 1, 1991) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at South Florida and was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Los Angeles Rams and Houston Texans, and won Super Bowl 50 as a member of the Broncos.

High school careerEdit

A native of Miami, Florida, Webster attended Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens, Florida, where he was a letterman in football and track. In football, he saw action on both sides of the ball and as a return specialist and was a two-time first team All-Dade selection. During his junior season, he caught 30 passes for 500 yards with eight touchdowns on offense, while also adding 65 tackles, four sacks, seven forced fumbles and 10 fumble recoveries on defense. Academically, he carried a 3.0 GPA.[1]

In addition to football, Webster was a standout track & field athlete, Webster was one of the state's top performer in the sprinting events. He earned All-Dade County First Team 3A track and field honors in 2007 and All-Dade County First Team 3A football honors in 2008. He was tabbed All-American by Track & Field News in the 4 × 100 m in 2009. He led the Pace Spartans 4 × 100 m relay team to three straight Florida 2A state championships his sophomore and junior seasons, and posted the fastest time in the nation in the 4 × 100 m relay with a time of 40.54 seconds as a senior, setting the state meet record in the process.[2][3] He took silver in the 100 meters at the 2009 Region 4 meet, with a time of 10.67 meters. Additionally, he was also timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash and posted a 245-pound bench press.

Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Webster was rated as the 28th-best safety in the nation, 29th according to Scout.com. He was also ranked as the 32nd-best prospect as an athlete by ESPN.com. He chose USF over scholarship offers from Miami, Florida and Auburn, among others.[4]

College careerEdit

Webster attended the University of South Florida, where he played college football for the South Florida Bulls football team from 2009 to 2012. He was a second-team All-Big East Conference selection in 2011. He graduated from South Florida with a bachelor's degree in health science in December 2012.

In addition to football, Webster competed as a sprinter at USF, where he competed as a sophomore and junior. In 2010, he qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100m and 200 meters. He earned All-Big East honors after placing 3rd in the 4 × 100 m relay event at the BIG EAST Championships in a school record of 40.75 seconds.[5] In 2011, he took fifth in the 60 meters at the BIG EAST Championships, with a time of 6.91 seconds.[6] He was a member of the 4 × 100 m relay that placed 2nd at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 40.77 seconds, nearly broking the previous record.[7] He recorded a career-best time of 6.83 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the BIG EAST Conference Championships. His personal-best time in the 100 meters came at the USF Collegiate Invitational in 2012, where took silver with a time of 10.5 seconds.[8]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5 ft 11 in 195 lb 4.34 s 1.50 s 2.46 s 4.17 s 6.89 s 35 in 10 ft 5 in 14 rep

Denver BroncosEdit

Webster was selected 90th overall by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[11]

In a win against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5 of the 2013 season, Webster recorded his first career forced fumble, when he forced Dez Bryant to fumble the ball. It was recovered by safety Duke Ihenacho. In the very next game against Jacksonville, Webster intercepted quarterback Chad Henne, to get the first interception of his career.

Webster played a key role in the special teams unit during the postseason. On February 7, 2016, Webster was part of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[12]

Webster was placed on injured reserve on December 28, 2016 after suffering a concussion in Week 16.[13]

Los Angeles RamsEdit

On March 13, 2017, Webster signed a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Rams.[14] He started 11 games in his first season as a Ram before suffering a ruptured Achilles in Week 14. He was placed on injured reserve on December 11, 2017.[15]

On April 6, 2018, Webster was released by the Rams due to a failed physical.[16]

Houston TexansEdit

On August 27, 2018, Webster signed a one-year contract with the Houston Texans.[17] He was placed on injured reserve on October 9, 2018 with a quadriceps injury.[18] He was activated off injured reserve on December 22, 2018, but was placed back on reserve two days later after re-injuring his thigh.[19][20]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On June 10, 2019, Webster signed with the New Orleans Saints.[21] He was released during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[22]

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.gousfbulls.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=3662559
  2. http://fl.milesplit.com/videos/7027
  3. http://www.fhsaa.org/sites/default/files/orig_uploads/records/rec_trb.pdf#9
  4. https://rivals.yahoo.com/usf/football/recruiting/player-Kayvon-Webster-79747
  5. http://oh.milesplit.com/meets/71861/results/121201
  6. http://oh.milesplit.com/meets/74211/results/149213
  7. http://www.gousfbulls.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=7700&ATCLID=204904441
  8. http://fl.milesplit.com/meets/114523/results/193476
  9. http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/kayvon-webster?id=2540291 Webster NFL Combine
  10. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=91038&draftyear=2013&genpos=CB
  11. "Kayvon Webster to Denver in Third Round". April 26, 2013. https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/kayvon-webster-to-denver-in-third-round-10018513.
  12. "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201602070den.htm. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  13. DiLalla, Aric (December 28, 2016). "DeMarcus Ware, Kayvon Webster headed to IR". https://web.archive.org/web/20170825094131/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/DeMarcus-Ware-Kayvon-Webster-headed-to-IR/45d2f7ee-7ad9-4c1d-8385-7fdab69417a7.
  14. Simmons, Myles (March 13, 2017). "Rams Agree to Terms With DB Kayvon Webster". https://www.therams.com/news/rams-agree-to-terms-with-db-kayvon-webster-18649209.
  15. Simmons, Myles (December 11, 2017). "Rams Place Webster on Injured Reserve". https://www.therams.com/news/rams-place-webster-on-injured-reserve-19962589.
  16. Simmons, Myles (April 6, 2018). "Rams Release CB Kayvon Webster". https://www.therams.com/news/rams-release-cb-kayvon-webster-20519020.
  17. Hagemann, Andie (August 26, 2018). "Texans signing Kayvon Webster to one-year contract". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000951594/article/texans-signing-kayvon-webster-to-oneyear-contract.
  18. "TRANSACTIONS: Texans sign S Mike Tyson, place Kayvon Webster on IR". October 9, 2018. https://www.houstontexans.com/news/transactions-texans-sign-s-mike-tyson-place-kayvon-webster-on-ir.
  19. Florio, Mike (December 22, 2018). "Texans activate Kayvon Webster". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports. https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/12/22/texans-activate-kayvon-webster/.
  20. "TRANSACTIONS: Texans place Demaryius Thomas, Kayvon Webster and Brian Peters on IR". December 24, 2018. https://www.houstontexans.com/news/transactions-texans-place-demaryius-thomas-kayvon-webster-and-brian-peters-on-ir.
  21. Ulrich, Logan (June 10, 2019). "Saints Signing CB Kayvon Webster". https://nfltraderumors.co/saints-signing-cb-kayvon-webster/.
  22. Williams, Charean. "Saints cut Kayvon Webster". https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2019/08/30/saints-cut-kayvon-webster/. Retrieved 30 August 2019.

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