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Derrick Burgess

Derrick Burgess
Burgess in December 2008.
NameDerrick Burgess
Width200
CaptionBurgess in December 2008.
CurrentteamFree Agent
Currentnumber--
CurrentpositionplainDefensive end
Birth DateAugust 12, 1978(age 38)
Birth PlaceLake City, South Carolina
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight260
CollegeMississippi
Draftyear2001
Draftround3
Draftpick63
Debutyear2001
DebutteamPhiladelphia Eagles
Pastteams * Philadelphia Eagles (2001 2004) * Oakland Raiders (2005 2008) * New England Patriots (2009) * Philadelphia Eagles (2010)
Highlights * First-team All-SEC (2000) *  Eagles Ed Block Courage Award recipient (2004) * 2× Pro Bowl selection (2005, 2006) * Second-team All-Pro selection (2005) * NFL Alumni Pass Rusher of the Year (2005) * NFL Sacks Champion (2005)
Statseason2009
Statlabel1Tackles
Statvalue1262
Statlabel2Sacks
Statvalue252.0
Statlabel3Interceptions
Statvalue30
Statlabel4Forced fumbles
Statvalue46
Statlabel5Pass deflections
Statvalue57
NflBUR072504

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Derrick Lee Burgess (born August 12, 1978) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi.

Burgess has also played for the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots. During his years in Oakland, he was selected to the Pro Bowl twice, and in 2005 led the NFL in sacks with 16.


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