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Kirston Pittman
No. 9     New Orleans VooDoo
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-18) January 18, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Reserve, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Louisiana State
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008
Tackles     --
Sacks     --
Forced fumbles     --
Stats at NFL.com

Kirston Jarre Pittman (born January 18, 1985 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football defensive end who is currently a member of the New Orleans VooDoo. He was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Louisiana State.

Early yearsEdit

A a senior at East St. John High School, Reserve, Louisiana, Pittman made 42 tackles, blocked three punts, and had one interception returned for a touchdown. As a junior he registered 40 tackles and 12 sacks.

College careerEdit

In 2003, Pittman earned Freshmen All-SEC honors from the Sporting News and was named honorable mention Freshmen All-American by College Football News. He Played in 13 games with no starts and recorded 15 tackles and 2 sacks.

In 2004 he played 12 games with one start. He has 21 tackles (11 solo) with 5 going for a loss and three sacks. He also broke up a pass.

Pittman missed all of 2006 after tearing Achilles tendon during an offseason workout and there year before, 2005, redshirted after missing the entire season with a foot injury.

Pittman was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA due to injuries. He ended 2008 with 35 tackles (5.5 for a loss) and 2.5 sacks. In 2007 he started all 14 games and had 68 total tackles (29 solo) with 12.5 going for losses and 7.5 sacks. He also intercepted a pass and broke up one pass.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-3 * 250 lb * 4.59 ** 1.61 ** 2.72 ** 4.45 ** 7.64 ** 30½ in. ** 8'08" ** 28 ** X
(* represents NFL Combine; **represents LSU Pro Day) [1]

St. Louis RamsEdit

After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, Pittman signed a two-year contract with the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent. He was waived/injured on July 29 and subsequently reverted to the team's injured reserve list. He was released on August 4.

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