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Chris Claiborne
No. --     Free agent
Personal information
Date of birth: July 26, 1978 (1978-07-26) (age 31)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
College: Southern California
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
Debuted in 1999 for the Detroit Lions
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Christopher Ashone Claiborne (born July 26, 1978 in San Diego) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent.


High school career

Claiborne attended John W. North High School in Riverside, California, and was a letterman in both football and basketball. In football, he won All-State honors at both running back and linebacker as a senior under head coach Mark Paredes. Claiborne graduated from high school in 1996.

College career

Claiborne was a first-team All-American graduate of the University of Southern California.

Professional career

Previously, Claiborne played for the Detroit Lions, the Minnesota Vikings, the St. Louis Rams, and the New York Giants. He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars in August 2007 but was released a short time later.


He has a cousin named Thomas Claiborne, who currently plays for Boston College Eagles football team as a right guard.

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Preceded by
Andy Katzenmoyer
Butkus Award Winner
Succeeded by
LaVar Arrington


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