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Airese K. Currie (born November 16, 1982) is a former professional American and Canadian football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Clemson Tigers.
|Born:||November 16, 1982|
Lumberton, North Carolina
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||185 lb (84 kg)|
|High school:||Columbia (SC) Richland Northeast|
|NFL Draft:||2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Currie attended Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, South Carolina, and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was the South Carolina state champion on the 200 and the 400 meter dashes, and ran a personal best of 10.22 seconds on the 100 meter dash.
Currie attended Clemson University and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was a three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, and as a senior, he won the NCAA Regional East title on the 100 meter dash.
Track and fieldEdit
In 2004, he ran anchor for the Tigers' 4 x 100 meter relay team, which was ranked as the 14th-fastest time of that season. He also ran the 60 meters and 200 meters, posting personal bests of 6.79 seconds and 20.65 seconds, respectively.
|55 meters||6.59||Columbia,||January 12, 2013|
|60 meters||6.79||Chapel Hill,||February 22, 2003|
|100 meters||10.22||Clemson,||May 8, 2004|
|200 meters||20.65||Fairfax,||May 31, 2003|
2005 NFL CombineEdit
|Height||Weight||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump|
|5 ft 11 in
|4.49 s||1.63 s||2.65 s||4.07 s||7.07 s||38 in
|10 ft 5 in|
|All values from NFL Combine|
He was selected with the fourth pick of the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Clemson University. He spent his entire rookie season in 2005 with the Chicago Bears on injured reserve. In the 2006 season he was again placed on injured reserve on September 29, 2006 soon after playing his first NFL game. He was released on May 7, 2007.