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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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  • Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium before the Redskins vs. Colts game on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, November 30, 2014.

Players

Clifton Geathers
DT #94
Height:
6-8
Weight:
325
College:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Georgetown, S.C.
Experience:
5

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (186th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Browns on September 4, 2010.
  • Acquired on waivers by the Miami Dolphins on September 5, 2010.
  • Released by the Dolphins on September 13, 2010.
  • Added to the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 15, 2010.
  • Released from the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 18, 2010.
  • Added to the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 21, 2010.
  • Signed to the Dolphins’ active roster on October 23, 2010.
  • Released by the Dolphins on November 26, 2010.
  • Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on November 27, 2010.
  • Waived by the Seahawks on December 7, 2010.
  • Acquired on waivers by the Dallas Cowboys on December 8, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Cowboys as an exclusive rights free agent on April 20, 2012.
  • Released by the Cowboys on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad on October 3, 2012.
  • Signed to the Colts’ active roster on October 9, 2012.
  • Traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on March 28, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (186th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
  • Waived by the Browns on September 4, 2010.
  • Acquired on waivers by the Miami Dolphins on September 5, 2010.
  • Released by the Dolphins on September 13, 2010.
  • Added to the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 15, 2010.
  • Released from the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 18, 2010.
  • Added to the Dolphins’ practice squad on September 21, 2010.
  • Signed to the Dolphins’ active roster on October 23, 2010.
  • Released by the Dolphins on November 26, 2010.
  • Signed with the Seattle Seahawks on November 27, 2010.
  • Waived by the Seahawks on December 7, 2010.
  • Acquired on waivers by the Dallas Cowboys on December 8, 2010.
  • Re-signed with the Cowboys as an exclusive rights free agent on April 20, 2012.
  • Released by the Cowboys on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Indianapolis Colts’ practice squad on October 3, 2012.
  • Signed to the Colts’ active roster on October 9, 2012.
  • Traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on March 28, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2014.

 

PRO

  • Joins the Redskins in 2014 having previously appeared in 31 career games with one start.

 

2013 (Eagles)

  • Played in a career-high 16 games with one start.
  • Registered 13 tackles (nine solo).
  • Made first start of his career vs. DET (12/8).

 

2012 (Colts)

  • Appeared in eight games for the Colts, recording five tackles and one sack.
  • Notched his first career sack, taking down Texans quarterback Matt Schaub for a nine-yard loss in the first quarter vs. HOU (12/30).

 

2011 (Cowboys)

  • Played in five games for the Cowboys.
  • Made two assisted tackles and added three quarterback pressures.

 

2010 (Browns/Dolphins/Seahawks/Cowboys)

  • Waived by the Browns prior to the regular season.
  • Made NFL debut with the Dolphins vs. PIT (10/24) after being elevated to the 53-man roster the previous day.
  • Spent time with the Seahawks before being claimed on waivers by the Cowboys on Dec. 8.

 

College

  • Finished his collegiate career at South Carolina with 72 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss, six sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery over three seasons with the Gamecocks from 2007-09.
  • Recorded 41 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for a loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 12 games as a junior in 2009.
  • Credited with 29 tackles as a sophomore while playing in all 13 games with one start in 2008.
  • Saw action in 11 games and made two tackles as a freshman in 2007.

 

Personal

  • Attended Carvers Bay H.S. in Hemingway, S.C., where he was one of the top prospects in the country.
  • Participated in the U.S. Army All-American game in January 2006.
  • Enrolled at South Carolina in January 2007 after spending the fall at Hargrove Military Academy in Chatham, Va.
  • Majored in African-American studies.
  • Comes from a football family. Older brother, Robert, has played 10 years as a defensive end with the Bengals after being drafted in the fourth round by Cincinnati in 2004. His younger brother, Kwame, signed as a rookie free agent with the Chargers in 2013.
  • His father, Robert, Sr., also a defensive lineman, was a third round pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1981. His uncle, James “Jumpy” Geathers, enjoyed a 13-year NFL career with the Saints (1984-89), Redskins (1990-92), Falcons (1993-95) and Broncos (1996), including helping Washington to victory in Super Bowl XXVI.
  • Clifton and Robert have a foundation called “Geathers Elite Performance” that runs a football camp each year to benefit children in their hometown of Georgetown, S.C.
  • Born on Dec. 11, 1987.
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 37 24 17 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 WAS 6 6 5 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 PHI 16 13 9 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 IND 8 5 3 2 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2011 DAL 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DAL 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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