Kevon Seymour

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Kevon Seymour
No. 27 – Carolina Panthers
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1993-11-30) November 30, 1993 (age 25)
Pasadena, California
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: John Muir
(Pasadena, California)
College: USC
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 218
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles: 44
Sacks: 0.0
Pass deflections: 7
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Kevon Seymour (born November 30, 1993) is an American football cornerback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC.[1]

College career

In four seasons at USC, Seymour had 126 tackles (4 for a loss), 19 deflections, one fumble recovery, and three interceptions with 24 starts. He played as a true freshman in 2012 as a backup cornerback and a special teams contributor. As a sophomore, his role increased as he was a starter in 12 games. In his senior season, he saw limited playing time due to injuries.

Professional career

Buffalo Bills

Seymour was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round, 218th overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft.[2] After an impressive preseason, Seymour made the Bills final roster. He played in 15 games as a rookie with three starts recording 22 tackles and three passes defensed.

Carolina Panthers

On September 2, 2017, Seymour was traded to the Carolina Panthers for wide receiver Kaelin Clay.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Seymour was placed on injured reserve.[4]

References

  1. ^ http://www.buffalonews.com/sports/bills-nfl/a-better-life-is-within-reach-for-bills-draft-pick-kevon-seymour-20160521
  2. ^ Murphy, John (April 30, 2016). "5 things to know about CB Kevon Seymour". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
  3. ^ Brown, Chris (September 2, 2017). "Bills trade Seymour to Panthers for WR Clay and a pick". BuffaloBills.com.
  4. ^ Voth, Bill (September 1, 2018). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Panthers.com.

External links

  • USC Trojans bio
  • Buffalo Bills bio
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