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Chris Hairston

Chris Hairston
No. 75     Buffalo Bills
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-04-26) April 26, 1989
Place of birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: Winston-Salem (NC) Carver
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122
Debuted in 2012 for the Bufallo Bills
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2014
Games played 28
Games started 15
Fumble recoveries 0
Stats at NFL.com

Christian Rashad Hairston (born April 26, 1989) is an American football offensive tackle for the Buffalo Bills. He was drafted by the Bills in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Clemson University Tigers.[1][2]

Contents

  • High school career 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Buffalo Bills 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5

High school career

Hairston attended Carver High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was named First-team all-state by Associated Press while at Carver High School. He was named an all-region and all-conference as a junior and senior. He played his entire senior year as a 16-year-old facing much older opponents.

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was ranked the No.53 offensive tackle in the nation.[3] He chose an offer from Clemson over Hampton and South Carolina State.

College career

During his career, he played in 47 games, including 36 starts. He was named to the First Team All-ACC in 2011 as a senior.

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Hairston was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round, 122nd overall of the 2011 NFL Draft.

On August 26, 2013, he was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list.[4]

References

  1. ^ Allen, Wilson (April 30, 2011). "Bills target O-line with fifth pick". The Buffalo News. Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  2. ^ Staff Reporters (April 30, 2011). "Three Clemson players taken on draft's last day". The Herald (Rock Hill, SC). Retrieved April 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/footballrecruiting/football/recruiting/player-Chris-Hairston-46402
  4. ^ Chris Hairston injury: OT to miss entire 2013 season

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
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