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Kyle Arrington
No. 27     New England Patriots
Personal information
Date of birth: August 12, 1986 (1986-08-12) (age 23)
Place of birth: Accokeek, Maryland
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Hofstra
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • None
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles     18
Sacks     0.0
Interceptions     0
Forced fumbles     0
Pass deflections     0
Stats at

Kyle Chandler Arrington (born August 12, 1986 in Accokeek, Maryland) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Hofstra.

Arrington has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


Early years

Arrington attended Gwynn Park High School in Brandywine, Maryland, where he played football as a defensive back and kick returner, as well as basketball and track and field. He was a second-team all-county selection in football.

College career

After graduating from high school, Arrington attended Hofstra University beginning in 2004. As a freshman, he played in seven games, recording three tackles. He started seven of the ten games he played as a sophomore, picking up 21 tackles and one forced fumble. In 2006, he played in 11 games, recording 69 tackles and an interception. In 2007, he played in 11 games again, recording 53 tackles and an interception.

Professional career


Philadelphia Eagles

Arrington was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent following the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Eagles on August 30 and re-signed to the team's practice squad a day later. He was released from the practice squad on September 10.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Arrington was signed to the practice squad of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 17, 2008, where he spent the remainder of the season. He was waived by the Buccaneers on September 5, 2009 during final cuts and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day. He was elevated to the 53-man roster on September 10, playing in the Buccaneers' season opener. He was waived by the team the next day.

New England Patriots

Arrington was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on September 21, 2009. He was promoted to the 53-man roster on November 5, and active for the Patriots' Week 9 game against the Miami Dolphins. He finished the season with a team-high 18 special teams tackles, despite only being with the team for nine games, eight of which he was active for.[1]


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