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Yamon Figurs
No. --     Oakland Raiders
Wide receiver / Return specialist
Personal information
Date of birth: January 10, 1983 (1983-01-10) (age 27)
Place of birth: Fort Pierce, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 74
Debuted in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big 12 (2006)
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Receptions     3
Receiving yards     86
Receiving TDs     1
Kickoff return yards     1,851
Punt return yards     330
Return TDs     3
Stats at NFL.com

Yamon Figurs (born January 10, 1983 in Fort Pierce, Florida) is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State.

Figurs has also played for the Detroit Lions and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Early years

Figurs played high school football at Westwood High School in Fort Pierce, Florida. While there he was a three-year starter and earned All-Conference and All-Area honors as a senior. He also lettered in track and field and basketball.

College career

Figurs played college football at Kansas State. During his senior year he earned first-team All-Big 12 honors as a return specialist. He finished his career with 73 receptions for 1,144 yards, and 2,275 all-purpose yards. In 2006 he received a bachelor's degree in social science.

Professional career

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Baltimore Ravens

Figurs was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. During his rookie season he was the Ravens main kick and punt returner after their starting kick returner B. J. Sams suffered a torn Anterior cruciate ligament on September 10, 2007. He finished the season with one returned kick, and one punt for a touchdown. He was waived on September 5, 2009.

Detroit Lions

Figurs was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on September 6, 2009. He was waived on September 30.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Figurs was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 13. He was waived on December 22 when the team re-signed wide receiver Michael Spurlock.

Oakland Raiders

Figurs signed a future contract with the Oakland Raiders on January 13, 2010.

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