Overview
Louis Delmas is a safety for the Detroit Lions, who selected him with the 33rd overall pick in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Delmas played collegiately at Western Michigan University, where he played for four seasons. Delmas is 6-feet tall and weighs 196 pounds.
Prep Career
Delmas played wide receiver, defensive back and special teams in high school, and had eight games as a senior in which he was on the field for every snap. He finished his career at North Miami Beach High School with 178 total tackles, 61 receptions and seven touchdowns.
College Career
Delmas started every game he played in his four years at Western Michigan, missing only one game as a sophomore. That season, he recorded 52 total tackles and four interceptions. He followed that up with 64 total tackles as a junior and a career-high 110 as a senior. He ranked seventh in the Mid-American Conference in tackles and tied for third in interceptions as a senior, earning first team All-MAC honors.
NFL Career
Delmas was selected in the second round (33rd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. One day before the start of training camp, Delmas agreed to terms on a four-year contract with Detroit.

Delmas earned defensive Rookie of the Month honors for September of 2009. He recorded his first career interception in Week 9 against the Seattle Seahawks. In Week 15 against the Cardinals, Delmas returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown. It was the third-longest interception return touchdown in Lions history.

With the interception return, Delmas became the first rookie in NFL history to record a safety and score touchdowns on fumble and intercpetion returns. He finished his rookie season with 94 total tackles and two interceptions.
Personal
Delmas's brother, Greg Joseph, was a safety at Florida Atlantic University.
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