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Derrick E. Frost (born November 25, 1980) is a former American football punter. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Northern Iowa.

Derrick Frost
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Frost with the Packers in 2008
No. 8, 4, 6
Position:Punter
Personal information
Born: (1980-11-25) November 25, 1980 (age 38)
St. Louis, Missouri
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school:Clayton (MO) High
College:Northern Iowa
Undrafted:2003
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Punts:365
Punt yards:15,042
Punting average:41.2
Player stats at NFL.com

Frost has been a member of the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Green Bay Packers, and California Redwoods.

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Early yearsEdit

Frost attended Clayton High School in Clayton, Missouri, and as a student was a letterman in football and baseball. In football, he was an All-Conference selection as a quarterback, linebacker, punter, and kicker.

College careerEdit

Frost attended the University of Northern Iowa and was a good student and a letterman in football and baseball. In football, during his college career, Frost punted 104 times for 4388 yards (42.19 yards per punt avg.).

Professional careerEdit

In 2003, he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted rookie free agent, but eventually wound up being signed by the Cleveland Browns. He completed two seasons at Cleveland before moving to the Washington Redskins.

Washington RedskinsEdit

In the 2006 season Frost has had success with nine 40+ punts. Also he had a couple of 50 plus punts for the Redskins of late after Week 12 in the league.

During the 2007 preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, Frost raced out after a punt to level the Titan's punt returner causing a forced fumble.

In 2008, he battled rookie Durant Brooks for the punting job. He was cut on August 30 during final cuts;

Green Bay PackersEdit

Two days after being released by the Redskins, Frost was signed by the Green Bay Packers, who previously cut Jon Ryan. Frost was released by the Packers on December 1, 2008. Head coach Mike McCarthy stated that Frost performed well in practices, but did not do well during the games.[1]

California RedwoodsEdit

Frost was signed by the California Redwoods of the United Football League on September 2, 2009.[2] He was released on October 25, 2009.

Post FootballEdit

Frost is president of Pro Fusion Financial and is a member of the board of directors of the NFLPA.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "McCarthy says Packers to cut inconsistent P Frost". Archived from the original on 2012-07-22.
  2. ^ "UFL's California Redwoods Announces 11 New Players Including QB Shane Boyd". UFL-football.com. 2009-09-02. Archived from the original on 2009-12-10.
  3. ^ http://www.linkedin.com/pub/derrick-e-frost/22/78a/201

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