Westbrook at Redskins training camp in 2011.
|Born:||December 26, 1984|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||201 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||DeMatha Catholic|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Byron Craig Westbrook (born December 26, 1984) is a American football coach and former cornerback. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2007 and played for the team until 2011. He played college football at Salisbury University. Since 2017, he has been head football coach at Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland.
Westbrook set a record for career interceptions at Salisbury University with 18. He was a 2006 American Football Coaches Association All-American. In addition, he was a three-time All-Atlantic Central Football Conference first-team selection at defensive back and was a two-time first-team selection on special teams. He is also the only Salisbury University graduate to play in the NFL. Westbrook graduated from Salisbury in December 2006 with a B.S. in information systems.
Westbrook was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent on May 15, 2007. On September 1, he was released after not making final roster cuts, but was signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
On August 30, 2008, he was released after not making the team's final roster again. He was re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
On February 11, 2009, the Redskins re-signed Westbrook.
He is the younger brother of Brian Westbrook, a two-time Pro Bowl running back. His cousin, Lawrence Westbrook, is currently a point guard for the Neckar Riesen Ludwigsburg of the German Basketball Bundesliga league.
Westbrook was inducted into the Salisbury University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017.
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