|Born:||December 3, 1969|
Hampton, Virginia, U.S.
|Died:||January 6, 2019(aged 49)|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||207 lb (94 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Lassiter played his first two years of college football at Butler County Community College in 1989 and 1990 before transferring to the University of Kansas in 1991. He sat out the 1991 season, played at Kansas from 1992 to 1994, and graduated with a degree in communications. After Lassiter suffered a broken collarbone by the third game of the 1993 season, the NCAA granted Lassiter a sixth year of eligibility.
In the Cardinals' final regular season game of the 1998 season, a 16-13 victory over the San Diego Chargers that clinched the Cardinals' first playoff berth in 15 years, Lassiter intercepted Chargers quarterback Craig Whelihan four times.
Lassiter spent the 2004 preseason with the Chargers and was cut. The St. Louis Rams signed Lassiter on September 21, 2004.
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From 2009 to 2010, Lassiter was defensive backs coach at Mesa Community College. In 2012, Lassiter became defensive backs coach for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL until his death.
Lassiter's son, Kwamie II, currently plays football for the University of Kansas football team.
On January 6, 2019, Lassiter died at 49 of a heart attack which he suffered while working out.
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