Overview
Derek Kinder is a wide receiver for the Chicago Bears who drafted him 251st overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. Kinder played college football at Pitt. He is listed at 6-feet, 1-inch tall and 210 pounds.
College Career
Kinder played four seasons for Pitt, missing the entire 2007 season with a torn ACL. His best season came as a sophomore, when he caught 57 passes for 847 yards. He was a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award in 2006 and earned national recognition for his highlight-reel block on a Darrelle Revis punt return. Kinder returned from his torn ACL in 2008 to finish with 36 receptions, 422 yards and three touchdowns, all team-highs.
NFL Career
Kinder was selected in the seventh round (251st overall) in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. Before the 2009 season, Kinder signed a four-year/$1.787M contract with Chicago.
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