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Lavelle Westbrooks
CB #22
Height:
6-0
Weight:
185
College:
Georgia Southern
Experience:
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Bio

      Westbrooks was a four-season starter and team leader for a program whose 38-16 record included seven FCS playoff wins ... Key cog in program’s transition process to FBS play, which begins in 2014 ... Good-sized corner with potential to defend the run and handle big receivers at the pro level ... Capped his career by playing in 2014 Senior Bowl.
      Westbrooks was a four-season starter and team leader for a program whose 38-16 record included seven FCS playoff wins ... Key cog in program’s transition process to FBS play, which begins in 2014 ... Good-sized corner with potential to defend the run and handle big receivers at the pro level ... Capped his career by playing in 2014 Senior Bowl.

    Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in seventh round of 2014 NFL Draft (252nd overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-22-14.

    Coach Marvin Lewis says: “Studying Lavelle, we saw great ability around the receiver. He’s been very, very instinctive. He has a chance to compete for one of our cornerback spots and continue to give us some youth and depth there.”

    College highlights: Played four seasons (2010-13) at Georgia Southern, seeing action in 49 games, with 41 starts ... Totaled 167 tackles, two sacks, seven INTs, 20 additional passes defensed and one fumble recovery. 2013—Played in 10 games for 7-4 club, with 32 tackles, two INTs and one sack ... Earned second-team All-Southern Conference honors from media and coaches. 2012—Played 13 games for 10-4 team that won two FCS playoff games ... Ranked third on team in postseason tackles (15) ... In regular season, had a 72-yard INT for a TD vs. Samford. 2011—Played 13 games with 12 starts for 11-3 team that logged two FCS playoff wins ... His 60 tackles included a season-high eight at Alabama. 2010—Freshman played 13 games, with seven starts, for 10-5 club that won three FCS playoff games ... Had two INTs, including one in playoffs against South Carolina State.

    High school: Attended Riverdale (Ga.) High School, where he earned first-team All-Region honors as a junior and second-team all-region honors as a senior... Team captain as a senior... Led Raiders in INTs as a junior ... Also lettered in track, with top events being triple jump and long jump.

    Personal: Hometown is Riverdale, Ga. ... First name is pronounced “luh-VELL.”

Recent Articles

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    Posted 4 hours ago

    Carlos Dunlap got the call on Tuesday and Andrew Whitworth got the call on Wednesday to come off the bench for the AFC in the Pro Bowl, but it puts them both on the front line of Bengals history.

  • Bengals Hold Ninth Pick in '17 NFL Draft

    Posted Jan 17, 2017

    See who the Bengals have selected in the first round, and which players have gone ninth overall.

  • Dunlap joins select group in Pro Bowl

    Posted Jan 17, 2017

    Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap has been named to a roster spot for the Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Dunlap, a second alternate in December’s Pro Bowl voting, replaces Houston DE Jadeveon Clowney, who is unable to participate due to injury.

  • No talk shows for Lewis

    Posted Jan 16, 2017

    During a span of 28 days in 2015 Marvin Lewis watched the Bengals beat three of the teams in last weekend's divisional games. But he won't talk about how close they are to those Bengals while looking for A.J. Green and Geno Atkins to be more vocal.

  • Hobson's Choice: search for absolute value

    Posted Jan 14, 2017

    With the Bengals taking a look at the No. 9 pick in the draft, the discussion is about value. Where do they fall when it comes to taking a running back so high as Giovani Bernard (above) comes off ACL surgery?

Recent Videos

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    Posted Jan 11, 2017

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    Posted Jan 3, 2017

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  • Postgame Speech: 1/1 vs Ravens

    Posted Jan 3, 2017

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    Posted Jan 3, 2017

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    Posted Jan 3, 2017

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