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Idrees Bashir (/ˈdrz bəˈʃɪər/; born December 7, 1978) is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Memphis. He was drafted in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

Idrees Bashir
No. 28, 33, 44
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1978-12-07) December 7, 1978 (age 40)
Decatur, Georgia
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Dunwoody (GA)
College:Memphis
NFL Draft:2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Tackles:253
Passes Defended:16
Interceptions:6
Player stats at NFL.com

In his career Bashir was also a member of the Carolina Panthers and Detroit Lions.

NFL careerEdit

Bashir, a defensive back out of Memphis, was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2001 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Bashir played in 51 games over 4 seasons (2001–2004) with the Colts, amassing 234 tackles and 5 INT's. After signing with the Panthers prior to the 2005 season, Bashir appeared in 11 games, and had only 2 tackles. He finished the season on the injured reserve with a hamstring injury.

On January 2, 2007, Bashir was signed by the Detroit Lions.