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Reshard Landford biography

Date of birth : 1986-02-06
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tanner, Alabama, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-15
Credited as : Football player NFL, safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, Pro Bowl

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Reshard Nelson Langford (born February 6, 1986 in Tanner, Alabama) is an American football safety for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Vanderbilt.

Pro Career: Promising safety candidate was signed by Kansas City from the Philadelphia practice squad on December 25, 2009 and was inactive for Kansas City’s final two games of the season ... Joined the Chiefs after spending the first 14 games of the 2009 season on the Eagles practice squad ... Could also contribute on special teams ... Should continue to improve under Hall of Fame defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City from Philadelphia’s practice squad (12/25/09) ... Signed to Philadelphia’s pracitce squad (9/7/09) ... Released by Philadelphia (9/5/09) ... Originally entered the NFL as a rookie free-agent with Philadelphia (4/27/09).

2009: Was inactive for two games ... Signed by Kansas City from the Philadelphia practice squad on December 25th ... Was inactive at Cincinnati (12/27) and at Denver (1/3/10).

College: Started all 48 games he played in at Vanderbilt ... Recorded 247 tackles (169 solo), 16.5 stops for loss (-44.0 yards), a sack (-5.0 yards), 11 INTs for 216 yards, 19 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... Started all 13 games as a senior ... Produced 76 tackles (49 solo), 2.5 tackles for loss, three INTs for 75 yards, three passes defensed and one forced fumble ... Opened all 12 games at strong safety as a junior ... Tallied 66 tackles (40 solo), 4.5 stops for loss, two INTs for 28 yards, eight passes defensed and a forced fumble ... Had 10 tackles and an INT vs. Florida ... Started all 12 games as a sophomore ... Amassed 51 tackles (36 solo), 6.0 tackles for loss, a sack (-5.0 yards), three INTs for 58 yards, four passes defensed and two fumble recoveries ... Named the Captain’s Award winner for his superb leadership skills as voted by his teammates ... His three INTs tied for first on the team for the second consecutive season ... Opened all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Compiled 54 tackles (44 solo), 3.5 stops for loss, three INTs for 55 yards, four passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Named to the Freshman All-Southeastern Conference Team by The Sporting News ... Earned Defensive Back Co-MVP honors ... Led the team with three INTs ... Redshirted as a true freshman ... Graduated with a degree in Sociology from Vanderbilt.

Personal



• A prep standout as a running back and safety at Tanner High School in Tanner, Alabama.
• Rushed for 1,459 yards and 30 TDs as a senior to earn all-state honors.
• Also lettered in basketball and baseball as well as track and field.
• Spent three summers in college serving as a mentor to elementary school students at the Martha O’Bryan Center in East Nashville, Tennessee.
• Full name: Reshard Nelson Langford .

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