Chris Lammons
No. 26 – Kansas City Chiefs
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1996-01-31) January 31, 1996 (age 26)
Lauderhill, Florida
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Plantation
(Plantation, Florida)
College:South Carolina
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2021
Total tackles:15
Sacks:0
Forced fumbles:0
Pass deflections:3
Interceptions:1
Fumble recoveries:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Christopher Lamar Lammons (born January 31, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at South Carolina.

College career

Lammons played four seasons at South Carolina.[1] In his junior season, Lammons started all 13 of the Gamecocks games and made 53 tackles (four for loss), a sack, five passes defended and finished eighth in the Southeastern Conference with three interceptions.[2] As a senior, he finished third on the team with 79 tackles (three for loss), two forced fumbles and seven passes defended. Lammons finished his collegiate career with 177 total tackles (nine for loss), a sack, four interceptions and 21 passes defended with three fumbles forced and three recovered.[3]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 9+14 in
(1.76 m)
194 lb
(88 kg)
31+58 in
(0.80 m)
9 in
(0.23 m)
4.48 s 1.56 s 2.60 s 4.25 s 7.04 s 35.0 in
(0.89 m)
9 ft 8 in
(2.95 m)
11 reps
All values from Pro Day[4]

Atlanta Falcons

Lammons signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2018.[5] He was waived on September 1, 2018, as part of final roster cuts.[6]

New Orleans Saints

Lammons was signed to the New Orleans Saints practice squad on October 3, 2018, but was waived on October 20, 2018.[7][8]

Miami Dolphins

Lammons was signed to the Miami Dolphins practice squad on November 28, 2018, and there for the rest of the 2018 season.[9] He made his NFL debut on September 8, 2019, in the Dolphins season opener against the Baltimore Ravens, registering one pass defended.[10] In week 13 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Lammons intercepted a Hail Mary pass thrown by Carson Wentz late in the fourth quarter to seal a 37–31 Dolphins' win for his first career interception.[11] He was waived on December 7, 2019.

Kansas City Chiefs

On December 10, 2019, Lammons was signed to the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad.[12] Lammons remained on the practice squad for the rest of the 2019 season, including during the Chiefs Super Bowl LIV victory.[13] He re-signed with the Chiefs on February 5, 2020.[14] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020,[15] and signed to the practice squad the following day.[16] He was elevated to the active roster on December 5 and 12 for the team's weeks 13 and 14 games against the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins, and reverted to the practice squad after each game.[17][18] He was elevated again to the active roster on January 16 and 23 for the team's divisional playoff game and AFC Championship Game against the Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills, and reverted to the practice squad again following each game.[19][20] On February 6, 2021, Lammons was promoted to the active roster ahead of Super Bowl LV against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[21]

On December 11, 2021, Lammons was placed on injured reserve.

References

  1. ^ "Chris Lammons College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  2. ^ Clonginger, David (August 6, 2017). "Gamecocks' Chris Lammons ready to stay on top". The Post and Courier. Retrieved October 25, 2019.
  3. ^ Taylor, Collyn (July 9, 2018). "CAROLINA FOOTBALL: After Lammons, Montac ready to step into key role". The Times and Democrat. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "Chris Lammons, South Carolina, CB, 2018 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved December 22, 2021.
  5. ^ Brzozowski, Greg (April 28, 2018). "Undrafted Lammons headed to Atlanta". ABCColumbia.com. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  6. ^ McFadden, Will (September 1, 2018). "Falcons 2018 roster: Atlanta announces roster cuts, trims active roster down to 52". AtlantaFalcons.com. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  7. ^ Peloquin, Steve (October 3, 2018). "Saints Make Multiple Moves on Practice Squad". ESPN1420.com. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  8. ^ Sigler, John (October 20, 2018). "Saints practice squad moves: QB Barrett re-signs for 5th time". Saints Wire. USA Today. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  9. ^ Hier, Justin (November 28, 2018). "Dolphins add Francis Owusu, Chris Lammons to practice squad". ThePhinsider.com. SB Nation. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  10. ^ Poupart, Alain (September 9, 2019). "Michael Deiter Learning From Experience In First NFL Game". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "Bag of tricks helps Dolphins rally past Eagles 37–31". www.espn.com. December 1, 2019. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  12. ^ Goldman, Charles (December 11, 2019). "Chiefs release DE Cameron Malveaux, sign CB Chris Lammons to practice squad". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  13. ^ Del Bianco, John (February 2, 2020). "Fenton, two other Gamecocks win Super Bowl LIV with Chiefs". 247Sports.com. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
  14. ^ Goldman, Charles (February 5, 2020). "Chiefs add 9 practice squad players on reserve/future contracts". Chiefs Wire. USA Today. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  15. ^ "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL-Mandated 53". Chiefs.com. September 5, 2020. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  16. ^ Fedotin, Jeff (September 6, 2020). "The Kansas City Chiefs Make Good Use Of New Practice Squad Rules". Forbes.com. Retrieved March 22, 2021.
  17. ^ Goldman, Charles (December 5, 2020). "Chiefs make several roster moves on Saturday". USAToday.com. Retrieved January 10, 2021.
  18. ^ Goldman, Charles (December 12, 2020). "Chiefs announce two roster moves on Saturday". USAToday.com. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  19. ^ Goldman, Charles (January 16, 2021). "Chiefs announce flurry of roster moves on Saturday". USAToday.com. Retrieved February 18, 2021.
  20. ^ Williams, Charean (January 23, 2021). "Chiefs promote Marcus Kemp, Chris Lammons". NBCSports.com. Retrieved February 19, 2021.
  21. ^ Rosvoglou, Chris (February 6, 2021). "Chiefs Add 2 Players To Active Roster Before Super Bowl". The Spun. Archived from the original on February 6, 2021. Retrieved February 8, 2021.