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Kyle Arrington biography

Date of birth : 1986-08-12
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Accokeek, Maryland
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-02
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the New England Patriots, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Kyle Arrington is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.

Career Transactions
Kyle Arrington was signed to the New England 53-man roster from the practice squad on November 8, 2009 ... Originally signed by Philadelphia as a rookie free agent (4/28/08) ... Waived by Philadelphia (8/30/08) ... Signed by Philadelphia to the practice squad (9/3/08) ... Waived from the Philadelphia practice squad (9/9/08) ... Signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad on (9/17/08) ... Waived by Tampa Bay (9/5/09) ... Signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad on (9/6/09) ... Signed by Tampa Bay to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/10/09) ... Waived by Tampa Bay on (9/14/09) ... Signed by New England to the practice squad (9/21/09).

Career Highlights

2010 (9/7)
* Recorded two tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams tackle in a start against the Steelers (11/14).
* Made four tackles and one special teams tackle in a start against the Browns (11/7).
* Tallied seven tackles and one special teams tackle in a start against the Vikings (10/31).
* Recorded four tackles and three special teams tackles against the Chargers (10/24).
* Started his third game of the season, recording seven solo tackles against the Ravens (10/17).
* Returned a blocked field goal by Patrick Chung 35 yards for a touchdown against Miami in his second career start (10/4). It was the Patriots' first touchdown from a blocked field goal since Raymond Clayborn scored on a 71-yard return of a field goal blocked by Andre Tippett in 1987.
* Ranked second on the team with a career-high nine tackles against the Dolphins (10/4).
* Made his first NFL start against Buffalo and registered five tackles (9/26).
* Tallied two tackles against the Jets (9/19).
* Recorded two special teams tackles against Cincinnati (9/12).

2009 (9/0, 1/0 - Tampa Bay/New England)
* Went to training camp with Tampa Bay.
* Began the 2009 season on the Tampa Bay practice squad, but was signed to the 53-man roster prior to the Buccaneersí season-opener against Dallas (9/13).
* Saw action against Dallas, but did not have any tackles.
* Signed to the New England practice squad on Sept. 21 after being waived by Tampa Bay on Sept. 14.
* Played in eight games with the Patriots and finished second on the team with 17 special teams tackles.
* Tallied five special teams tackles vs. Jacksonville (12/27), the highest single-game total by a Patriots player since the 2002 season (6, by Larry Izzo on 9/22/02).
* Recovered his first career fumble recovery in the postseason game vs. Baltimore (1/10), picking up the ball at the Baltimore 16-yard line after a muffed punt in the second quarter to help set up a Patriots touchdown.

2008 (0/0 - Philadelphia/Tampa Bay)
* Originally signed with Philadelphia as a rookie free agent.
* Spent one week on the Philadelphia practice squad and the final 14 weeks of the season on the Tampa Bay practice squad.

College

* Played at Hofstra.
* Recorded 53 tackles, one interception, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery during his senior season.
* Finished his career with two interceptions.
* Earned his degree in mass media studies.

Personal

* Attended Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, Maryland.
* Played football, basketball and ran track.
* Led high school to a regional championship and earned second-team all county honors during his senior year.
* Was a black belt in Tai Kwan Do in middle school.
* Born Kyle Chandler Arrington on Aug. 12, 1986 in Accokeek, Maryland.

Extra Points

* Earned a black belt in Tai Kwan Do while he was in middle school.
* Performed in school plays during high school and would like to be an actor following his football career.

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