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Position:  Free safety
College:  Western Michigan
Siblings  Greg Joseph Delmas
Height  1.80 m
Weight:  208 lb (94 kg)
Role  American football safety
Name  Louis Delmas

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Date of birth:  (1987-04-12) April 12, 1987 (age 28)
Education  Western Michigan University
Current team  Miami Dolphins (#25 / Safety)
Parents  Louissaneau Delmas, Jean Baptiste
Similar People  Reshad Jones, Mike Pouncey, Cortland Finnegan, Jim Schwartz, Martin Mayhew

Place of birth:  Fort Pierce, Florida
High school:  North Miami Beach (FL)

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Louis Delmas ([lwi dɛ]; born April 12, 1987) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Western Michigan.


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Early years

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Delmas is of Haitian descent. He was born in Delmas, a commune in the Port-au-Prince area in Haiti, on a street named Delmas 25 and moved to Miami, Florida at age 11. When he first arrived he did not speak any English.

High school career

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Delmas played high school football at North Miami Beach High School in North Miami Beach, Florida.

College career

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Delmas played college football at Western Michigan from 2005–2008. The Broncos made the 2008 Texas Bowl in his senior year but lost to Rice 38–14. Delmas was named to the All-MAC Defensive First Team in 2008 and played in the 2009 Senior Bowl All-Star game.

2009 NFL Draft

Delmas was considered by some to be a top-10 prospect at his position in the 2009 NFL Draft. Prior to the draft, ESPN's Todd McShay said Delmas had a chance to get drafted in the first three rounds. Delmas was drafted 1st in the second round by the Detroit Lions (33rd overall). Delmas was named 2009 Detroit Lions Rookie of the Year in voting by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association.

Detroit Lions

Delmas was signed by the Lions to a four-year contract. Delmas returned a 65-yard fumble for a touchdown in Week 1 of the 2009 season against the New Orleans Saints. Delmas won September's rookie defensive player of the month award. On December 20, 2009, Delmas became the first rookie in NFL history to record an interception return for a touchdown, a fumble return for a touchdown and a safety in the same season. He is only the second player in NFL history to accomplish the feats in the same season.

Delmas was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the NFC after the 2010 NFL season.

Delmas was named a Pro Bowl alternate for the NFC after the 2011 NFL season, despite missing five games to injuries.

On March 15, 2013, Delmas re-signed with the Lions to a two-year contract worth $9.465 million.

On Sunday October 6, 2013, Lion's Center Dominic Raiola was involved in an incident of trash-talking and hate-speech to members of the UW-Madison marching band. Louis Delmas is credited with both apologizing for his teammate's actions and having a word with Raiola off the field.

Delmas was released on February 13, 2014.

Miami Dolphins

On March 10, 2014, Delmas signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The contract is worth a maximum of $3.5 million. He wore number 25, honoring the street name he was born on in Haiti. On December 8, 2014, he was placed on Injured reserve after he tore his right ACL against the Baltimore Ravens.

He was resigned by the Dolphins on March 20, 2015.


  • GP: games played
  • COMB: combined tackles
  • TOTAL: total tackles
  • AST: assisted tackles
  • SACK: sacks
  • FF: forced fumbles
  • FR: fumble recoveries
  • FR YDS: fumble return yards
  • INT: interceptions
  • IR YDS: interception return yards
  • AVG IR: average interception return
  • LNG: longest interception return
  • TD: interceptions returned for touchdown
  • PD: passes defensed
  • References

    Louis Delmas Wikipedia

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