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Cedric Akeem Humes (born August 7, 1983 in Virginia Beach, Virginia) is an American football running back who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the last round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

Cedric Humes
No. 30, 32
Born: (1983-08-07) August 7, 1983 (age 36)
Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.
Career information
Position(s)Running back
CollegeVirginia Tech
NFL draft2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240
Career history
As player
2006Pittsburgh Steelers
2006New York Giants
2007Amsterdam Admirals (NFLE)
Career stats

Early lifeEdit

Humes is a notable alumni of Princess Anne High School. Around 2001, Humes committed to Virginia Tech University.[1]

CollegeEdit

Humes attended Virginia Tech. Humes missed the 2004 preseason scrimmages with an injury.[2] Humes was instrumental in their 2005 ACC Coastal Division Title. He was named the MVP of the 2006 Toyota Gator Bowl after helping the Virginia Tech Hokies defeat the Louisville Cardinals 35-24.

NFL careerEdit

The Steelers placed Humes on the practice squad/injured reserve list, ending his season.

On December 21, 2006 Humes was signed to the New York Giants practice squad, where he was sent to NFL Europe during the off season there Humes broke his neck during the last game of the season and was subsequently released in July 2007.[3]

Post-football careerEdit

After his stint in the NFL, Humes moved back to Virginia Beach, VA. He worked at Salem High School where he taught Algebra and worked with special needs students, and then as a high school math teacher at Madison Alternative in Norfolk, Virginia. He now works for Coca-Cola out of Norfolk.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Johnson, Dave. "Top RB prospect commits to Virginia Tech". Chicago Tribune. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  2. ^ Denlinger, Ken. "Young Hokies Are Hoping To Avoid a Nightmare". Washington Post. Washington Post. Retrieved 5 August 2018.
  3. ^ Canavan, Tom. "Giants' Strahan Out for Year With Injury". Washington Post. Washington Post. Retrieved 5 August 2018.