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Aaron Francisco (born July 5, 1983) is a former American football safety. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at BYU.

Aaron Francisco
No. 47, 43
Personal information
Born: (1983-07-03) July 3, 1983 (age 36)
Lā'ie, Hawai'i
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
High school:Kahuku (Kahuku, Hawaii)
College:Brigham Young
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

He was also a member of the Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions.

Early yearsEdit

Aaron Francisco attended Kahuku High School in Kahuku, Hawai'i (Oahu), and was an All State and All Oahu Interscholastic Association (OIA) selection as a senior. Francisco helped to lead Kahuku to their first State Championship in 2000.

College careerEdit

He recorded 88 tackles (43 solo) as a senior in 2004 at BYU. He finished his career with 330 tackles (167 solo) and seven interceptions and was named first-team All-Mountain West Conference selection as a junior in 2003.

Professional careerEdit

Arizona CardinalsEdit

Francisco signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2005. Francisco was famously defending Santonio Holmes on the Steelers' game winning touchdown in the 2008 Super Bowl, a play which made the cover of Sports Illustrated. [1]

Detroit LionsEdit

Francisco signed with the Detroit Lions on August 17, 2011. He was released by the Lions on September 3, 2011.

Tennessee TitansEdit

Francisco signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on July 20, 2012. He was waived by the Titans on August 31, 2012.


  1. ^ "Former Cardinal Aaron Francisco looking for new Super Bowl memory". Retrieved 2017-01-31.

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