Jairus Keelon Byrd is a former American football free safety. He played college football for the University of Oregon. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He is a three-time Pro Bowl selection.
|Date of birth:||October 7, 1986|
|Place of birth:||San Diego, California|
|High school:||Clayton (MO)|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 2/ Pick: 42|
|Twitter:||Jairus Byrd's Twitter profile|
About Jairus Byrd
Safety who made his NFL debut in 2009 for the Buffalo Bills, and made both the All-Pro and Pro Bowl teams his rookie season; First Team All-Pac 10 his junior year at the University of Oregon; selected 42nd overall in the 2009 NFL Draft.
He played quarterback, wide receiver, safety and special teams at Clayton High School in St. Louis County, Missouri.
As a rookie he had three consecutive games - against the New York Jets, Carolina Panthers, and Houston Texans - in which he recorded two interceptions.
He was born to Gill and Marilyn Byrd; his father also played in the NFL.
As a rookie, he, Charles Woodson, Asante Samuel, and Darren Sharper all recorded 9 interceptions, tying for first in the NFL.
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