Demetrius Byrd

Demetrius Byrd
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Byrd with the LSU Tigers
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Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth:(1986-06-30) June 30, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth:Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224
Career history
  • San Diego Chargers (2009)
Career highlights and awards
  • BCS National Champion (2008)
  • SEC Champion (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at


Demetrius Byrd (given birth to June 30, 1986) is a previous American soccer wide receiver. He was drafted from the NORTH PARK Chargers in the seventh circular of this year’s 2009 NFL Draft. He performed college soccer at Louisiana Condition University.

Early years

Byrd played pop warner for the Miami Lakes Jaguars under mind trainer Buck Bailey who produced players in the NFL such as for example Chad Johnson, Chad Simpson, Samari Rolle, Gartrell Johnson and so many moreByrd played just one single year in the senior high school level — his older season in Miami Central SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He led Miami Dade in back yards with 36 catches 864 back yards and 10 touchdowns his 1st year playing senior high school soccer. He authorized with Florida International College or university, but opted to sign up in Pearl River Community University instead.

College career

Byrd started for just two years in Pearl River, supporting that college to back-to-back Mississippi condition junior university championships. He was coached by previous JCJC (Jones State Jr. University) WR Trainer Melvin Tart. He mixed to capture 87 balls for 1,433 back yards and 12 touchdowns during his profession, earning first group All-American junior university honors earlier this period. Byrd was scored the No. 8 junior university wide receiver in the us by in 2006.He used in LSU in 2007 and became an instantaneous contributor towards the team. The largest minute of his brief college career emerged on Oct 20, 2007, when he captured a game-winning touchdown move from quarterback Matt Flynn as time passes expiring in legislation vs. rival Auburn School.

Professional career

San Diego Chargers

On Apr 26, 2009, Byrd was chosen by the NORTH PARK Chargers 224th overall in the seventh circular of this year's 2009 NFL Draft. This is despite a significant car crash in Florida weekly prior to the draft. Byrd was improved from important to great and discharged in the Intensive care device. Byrd was positioned on the non-football damage/disease reserve list prior to the 2009 period. On March 22, 2010, Byrd premiered with the Chargers.

Personal life

As of Sept 2015, Byrd functions while a trainer and insurance salesman.