D'Juan Hines

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D'Juan Hines
No. 59 – Cleveland Browns
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1994-09-13) September 13, 1994 (age 24)
Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school: Dekaney
(Houston, Texas)
College: Houston
Undrafted: 2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles: 4
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Fumble recoveries: 0
Interceptions: 0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

D'Juan Marques Hines (born September 13, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Houston.

High school

Hines played quarterback at Dekaney High School, starting his junior and senior year. During his senior season, Hines accumulated 1,269 passing yards and 12 touchdowns while running for 388 yards and six touchdowns and was number 23 quarterback recruit in the nation by ESPN.[1] Hines committed to the University of Houston as an athlete.[2]

College career

After redshirting his freshman season, during which time he played wide receiver, Hines played four seasons with the Cougars. He saw action on special teams and as a reserve player at safety until moving to linebacker and becoming a starter during the 2016 season.[2] His senior season, Hines led the team with 110 tackles, which was third in the AAC, and three forced fumbles and was named to the 1st Team All-AAC. In total, Hines had 171 tackles, eight tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, three passes defensed and an interception in four seasons.[3][1] Hines was also a four-time Academic All-America selection during his time with the Cougars.[4]

Professional career

Los Angeles Chargers

Hines was signed by Los Angeles Chargers as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018. He was subsequently waived by the Chargers on September 1, 2018 and signed to their practice squad the following day.[1]

Cleveland Browns

Hines was signed off the Chargers' practice squad by the Cleveland Browns to their active roster on September 22.[5] He made his NFL debut on September 30, 2018 against the Oakland Raiders.[6] During his rookie season Hines played in 13 games, appearing exclusively on special teams, and made four tackles.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b c "D'Juan Hines". ClevelandBrowns.com. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Duarte, Joseph (April 16, 2016). "UH's D'Juan Hines finds niche as linebacker". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "D'Juan Hines-2017 Football Roster". uhcougars.com. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Risdon, Jeff (September 22, 2018). "Browns sign LB D'Juan Hines to active roster, waive Ifeadi Odenigbo". BrownsWire. USA Today. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "Browns sign LB D'Juan Hines". ClevelandBrowns.com. September 22, 2018. Retrieved September 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Cleveland Browns at Oakland Raiders - September 30th, 2018-Snap counts". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "D'Juan Hines 2018 Fantasy Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 2, 2019.

External links

  • Browns bio
  • Houston Cougars bio
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