Vernon Dean
Date of birth: (1959-05-05) May 5, 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Cornerback
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1982 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49
 As player:
Washington Redskins
Seattle Seahawks
Playing stats at

Wellington Vernon Dean (born May 5, 1959 in Houston, Texas) is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at San Diego State University and was drafted in the second round of the 1982 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Dean played 7 seasons in the NFL, six with the Washington Redskins. His finest season was in 1984, when he picked off 7 passes and had 114 int return yards and scored 2 touchdowns. He appeared in 101 games throughout his career, and finished with 22 interceptions and two touchdowns.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

On January 11, 2011, Dean was arrested in Pine Bluff, Arkansas due to possession of crack cocaine.[3]

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