Trent McDuffie
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McDuffie in 2023
No. 22 – Kansas City Chiefs
Personal information
Born: (2000-09-13) September 13, 2000 (age 23)
Westminster, California, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:St. John Bosco
(Bellflower, California)
College:Washington (2019–2021)
NFL draft:2022 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Total tackles:124
Forced fumbles:6
Pass deflections:14
Player stats at · PFR

Trent McDuffie (born September 13, 2000) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington and was drafted by the Chiefs in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. McDuffie then became a starting corner for the Chiefs as the team won the Super Bowl of the 2022 season in his rookie season. In his second season, the Chiefs once again won the 2023 season Super Bowl with McDuffie as a starter. He was also named First-Team All Pro for his performances and had several prolific plays in the Super Bowl win.[1]

Early years

McDuffie attended St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California, after transferring from Servite High School. After his senior year he was selected to the All-American Bowl.[2] He committed to play college football at the University of Washington.[3][4]

College career

McDuffie played in all 13 games with 11 starts as a true freshman at Washington in 2019.[5][6] He had 45 tackles and one interception. As a sophomore in 2020, he started all four of Washington's games and had 14 tackles and an interception.[7]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 10+34 in
(1.80 m)
193 lb
(88 kg)
29+34 in
(0.76 m)
8+34 in
(0.22 m)
4.44 s 1.53 s 2.56 s 38.5 in
(0.98 m)
10 ft 8 in
(3.25 m)
15 reps
All values from NFL Combine/Pro Day[8][9]

McDuffie was selected in the first round with the 21st overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2022 NFL Draft.[10] He made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the Arizona Cardinals.[11] He was placed on injured reserve on September 13, 2022, after an injury in Week 1,[12] and subsequently reactivated on November 1, 2022.[13] He recorded his first professional sack and forced fumble against the Denver Broncos in Week 17.[14] He finished his rookie season with one sack, 44 total tackles, seven passes defensed, and one forced fumble in 11 games and starts.[15] McDuffie helped the Chiefs reach Super Bowl LVII where he recorded five tackles in the 38–35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.[16]

Before the start of the 2023 season, McDuffie changed his jersey number from 21 to 22 to honor his brother Tyler, who died in 2015.[17]

McDuffie finished his second season with three sacks, 80 total tackles, seven passes defensed, and five forced fumbles. McDuffie was named First-team All Pro. The Chiefs reached Super Bowl LVIII where they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 giving McDuffie his second straight championship.[18] McDuffie recorded 3 tackles and 3 passes defended in the Super Bowl.[19]


  1. ^ "Chiefs defense follows 'survive, then thrive' motto to earn Super Bowl LVIII victory over 49ers". February 11, 2024. Retrieved February 18, 2024.
  2. ^ Newman, Logan (November 7, 2018). "'Muscle' and 'Flash': Star Bosco CBs Chris Steele, Trent McDuffie take on All-American Bowl". USA TODAY High School Sports. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  3. ^ Grosbard, Adam (December 13, 2018). "St. John Bosco cornerback Trent McDuffie commits to Washington". Press Telegram. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  4. ^ Newman, Logan (December 13, 2018). "Four-star cornerback Trent McDuffie commits to Washington". USA TODAY High School Sports. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  5. ^ Kirschman, Lauren (September 27, 2019). "Huskies freshman Trent McDuffie has always been a quick study". The News Tribune. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  6. ^ Vorel, Mike (October 1, 2019). "Ascending UW freshman cornerback Trent McDuffie's tape tells the truth". The Seattle Times. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  7. ^ Vorel, Mike (May 19, 2021). "Analysis: Can UW corners Trent McDuffie and Kyler Gordon top the 2016 tandem of Sidney Jones and Kevin King?". The Seattle Times. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  8. ^ "Trent McDuffie Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  9. ^ "2022 Draft Scout Trent McDuffie, Washington NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". Retrieved April 29, 2022.
  10. ^ McMullen, Matt (April 29, 2022). "Five Things to Know About Chiefs' First-Round Pick Washington CB Trent McDuffie | 2022 NFL Draft". Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  11. ^ "Kansas City Chiefs at Arizona Cardinals - September 11th, 2022". Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  12. ^ Goldman, Charles (October 12, 2022). "Chiefs rookie CB Trent McDuffie eligible to return from injured reserve this week". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  13. ^ Simmons, Myles (November 1, 2022). "Chiefs activate Trent McDuffie off of injured reserve". ProFootballTalk. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  14. ^ Goldman, Charles (January 2, 2023). "4 takeaways from Chiefs' Week 17 win over Broncos". Chiefs Wire. Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  15. ^ "Trent McDuffie 2022 Game Log". Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  16. ^ "Super Bowl LVII - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Kansas City Chiefs - February 12th, 2023". Retrieved February 18, 2023.
  17. ^ Raley, Dan (March 30, 2023). "McDuffie Reclaims 22, a Preferred Jersey Number For Him". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved August 13, 2023.
  18. ^ Maaddi, Rob (February 12, 2024). "Patrick Mahomes rallies the Chiefs to second straight Super Bowl title, 25–22 over 49ers in overtime". AP News. Retrieved February 14, 2024.
  19. ^ "Super Bowl LVIII - San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs - February 11th, 2024". Retrieved February 16, 2024.