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Airese Currie
No. 2     Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: November 16, 1982 (1982-11-16) (age 27)
Place of birth: Columbia, South Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140
Debuted in 2006 for the Chicago Bears
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: Import
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2004)
Stats at
Stats at

Airese K. Currie (born November 16, 1982 in Columbia, South Carolina) is a professional American and Canadian football wide receiver for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Clemson Tigers.

Currie has also been a member of the Seattle Seahawks and BC Lions.


Early years

Currie attended Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, South Carolina, and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was the South Carolina state champion on the 200 and the 400 meter dashes, and ran a personal best of 10.22 seconds on the 100 meter dash.

College career

Currie attended Clemson University and was a letterman in football and track. In track, he was a three-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, and as a senior, he won the NCAA Regional East title on the 100 meter dash.

Professional career


Chicago Bears

He was selected with the fourth pick of the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Clemson University. He spent his entire rookie season in 2005 with the Chicago Bears on injured reserve. In the 2006 season he was again placed on injured reserve on September 29, 2006 soon after playing his first NFL game. He was released on May 7, 2007.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Currie was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on April 9, 2009.[1]



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