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David Pender
DB #39
Height:
6-0
Weight:
180
College:
Purdue
Hometown:
Folkston, GA
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 IND 3 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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A rookie last year, Pender was acquired in season’s final week on waivers from Indianapolis … Did not see game action for Cincinnati … Played in three games in 2010 for Colts.
A rookie last year, Pender was acquired in season’s final week on waivers from Indianapolis … Did not see game action for Cincinnati … Played in three games in 2010 for Colts.

2010 RECAP: Entered NFL with Philadelphia on April 30, signing as college free agent … Played in four preseason games for Eagles, then was waived on Sept. 3 and signed to Baltimore practice squad Sept. 8 … Released by Baltimore on Sept. 21 and signed to Indianapolis practice squad Nov. 10 … Signed to Colts active roster Dec. 8 and played in Games 13-15, with a special teams tackle Dec. 19 vs. Jacksonville … Made NFL debut Dec. 9 at Tennessee … Waived by Colts on Dec. 27 … Acquired by Bengals on waivers Dec. 28, but Bengals were granted roster exemption for him on Dec. 29 … Exemption expired on 2-11-11, and he was added to Cincinnati’s offseason roster.

COLLEGE: Played four years (2006-09) at Purdue, appearing in 51 games with 32 starts … Logged 129 tackles and three INTs, and ranked second in school history in pass breakups (33) … Started every game as a junior and a senior.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Folkston, Ga., same hometown as standout NFL cornerback Champ Bailey … Attended Charlton County High School, where he lettered in football, track and basketball … Captured 13 state titles in track (11 individual and two team), including 100-meter, long jump and triple jump … Enjoys fishing … Majored in organizational leadership and supervision at Purdue.

*NOTE: Pender did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2010 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games. He is designated a first-year player in 2011.

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