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Stefan Logan biography

Date of birth : 1981-06-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Miami, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-12-13
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Stefan Logan is an NFL wide receiver and return specialist for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.

* Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions September 6, 2010.
* Signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers February 12, 2009.
* Signed with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League in 2008.
* Signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad in 2007 prior to being released.
* Originally attended mini-camp with the New York Giants in 2007 but did not sign due to injury.

PRO: A powerful return specialist and solid contributor to special teams. Set the Steelers single-season record for kickoff return yards with 1,466 in 2009. He also ranked second in the AFC with an average of 26.7 yards per kick return.

2010: Serves as the team’s primary kickoff and punt returner as well as a back-up receiver. Is currently first in the NFL in kickoff return average (28.8) and is fourth in punt return average (12.4). Only player in NFL in the Top-4 in both kickoff return and punt return average—only Redskins KR Brandon Banks is in Top-11 in PR avg. (11th) and KR avg. (7th). Leads League in total kick return yards (1,525).

* Carried 2 punt returns for 3 yards and 3 kick returns for 68 yards in season opener at Chicago (9/12).
* Returned 3 punts for 34 yards and 5 kicks for 109 yards vs. Philadelphia (9/19).
* Had his first career rushing attempt (21 yards) yards at Minnesota (9/26) and returned 5 kickoffs for 142 yards (28.4 avg).
* Had one punt return for 15 yards, and returned four kicks for a 24.5 average at Green Bay (10/3). Recovered two fumbles on special teams.
* Returned a kickoff for 105 yards and a score against St. Louis (10/10). The 105-yarder ties a franchise record for the longest kickoff return in team history. He tied the record set by CB Terry Fair, who returned a kickoff 105 yards vs. Tampa Bay September 28, 1998.
* Two kickoff returns for a 41.0 yard average, including one 58-yard return at New York Giants (10/17).
* Career-high 71-yard punt return, and 79-yards punt returning against Washington (10/31). Logan became the first player in Lions history to return a 100-yard kickoff return and a punt return for at least 70 yards in the same season.
* Had two carries for 18 yards, including a 17 yard rush against Chicago (12/5). Averaged 38.7 yards per kick return, including one for 60 yards.

2009: Played in all 16 games, with one start, serving as kick/punt returner and special teams contributor for Pittsburgh. Recorded 12 special teams tackles. and added one reception for five yards. Totalled 1,466 kickoff return yards on the season, breaking the team’s single-season record of 1,306 yards by Ernie Mills in 1995.

* Made his NFL debut vs. Tennessee (9/10) and returned 4 kickoffs for 116 yards (29.0 avg.), including a long of 40 yards on the opening kickoff.
* Returned 3 kickoffs for 102 yards (34.0 avg.) at Cincinnati (9/27), highlighted by a season-long 56-yard return; also had one solo tackle on special teams.
* At Detroit (10/11), returned 5 kickoffs for 128 yards (25.6 avg.) with a long of 51 yards; also returned 2 punts for 14 yards (7.0 avg.) with a long of 14 yards.
* Returned 3 kickoffs for a season-high 135 yards (45.0 avg.) vs. Oakland (12/6) with a career-long of 83.
* Returned 1 punt for 17 yards and returned 4 kickoffs for 129 yards with a long of 49 vs. Baltimore (12/27).
* Made his first career start at running back and played as a contributor on special teams at Miami (1/3). He returned 2 punts for 41 yards (20.5 avg.) with a long of 22, and returned 3 kickoffs for 83 yards (27.7 avg.) with a long of 39.

2008: Spent the season with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League where he led the Lions and finished fourth in the CFL with 889 rushing yards on 122 attempts (7.3 avg.). He also caught 52 passes for 477 yards (9.2 avg.) with three touchdowns and finished sixth in the CFL with 1,366 yards from scrimmage.

2007: Spent mini-camp with the New York Giants but did not sign with the club due to injury. He also spent time during the regular season with the Miami Dolphin’s practice squad.

COLLEGE:
A four-year letterman at South Dakota. Holds the Coyote’s career marks with 7,859 all-purpose yards and 5,958 rushing yards. His 35 career touchdowns rank third in school history.
* Led the team with 1,707 rushing yards and 9 touchdowns as a senior in 2006. Added 153 yards and 2 touchdowns receiving. Averaged 15.9 yards per punt return with 1 touchdown. Averaged 28.2 yards per kick return with one score. Earned five All-America honors. Named South Dakota’s Senior Athlete of the Year.
* As a junior in 2005, he was a first-team All-NCC selection for the third consecutive season. Rushed for 1,751 yards with 11 touchdowns to become USD’s all-time leading rusher. Caught 26 passes for 428 yards (16.5 avg.) with 2 touchdowns.
* Rushed for 1,345 yards with 3 touchdowns in 2004. Hauled in 19 passes for 179 yards (9.4 avg.) with 1 touchdown. Named first-team All-NCC for the second time.
* Earned first-team All-NCC honors as a freshman in 2003. Rushed for 1,155 yards and 5 touchdowns.

PERSONAL:
Attended Jackson High School in Miami, Fla. After graduating, he took a five-year break from football before enrolling at South Dakota.
* Ran track in college, where he set a school record in the 60-meter dash.
* Has one daughter, Keyondra.
* Criminal justice major in college.

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