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Robert Sands
Sands in Bengals training camp, 2012
No. 31     Cincinnati Bengals
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-03) November 3, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
High School: Miami (FL) Carol City
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
College: West Virginia
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 5 / Pick: 134
Debuted in 2011 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
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Robert Sands (born November 3, 1989) is an American football safety for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the West Virginia Mountaineers.

College career

Sands played college football for the West Virginia Mountaineers. After his junior season, Sands announced that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional career

Cincinnati Bengals

Sands was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 134th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. Sands agreed to terms on a rookie contract on July 29. On December 4, 2011, He made his debut against the Pittsburgh Steelers but did not record any stats. He was placed on injured reserve on August 24, 2012, due to a chest injury.


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