Follow all your favorite athletes on the new FANBASE.  Click here to check it out.
Are you a fan?
Add to Favorites


AddArticles
AddDiscussions




Overview

Derek Abney

Date of birth
Dec 19, 1980

Ht: 5'10" Wt: 175 lbs.

Birthplace
Minot, ND

Hometown
Mosinee, WI

College
University of Kentucky

High school
D C Everest

Summary
Derek Allen Abney (born December 19, 1980 in Minot, North Dakota) is an American football wide receiver, currently a free agent...
View Wikipedia page

Playing career
Chicago BearsWide Receiver
Abney was signed by the Chicago Bears in the 2005 offseason but again did not play a game

Baltimore RavensWide Receiver
Abney was drafted in the 7th round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens, but was released without playing a game

Kentucky FootballWide Receiver, Kick Returner
2002 & 2003 All-SEC 2000 SEC All-Freshman

Trivia
  • He led the Evergreens to a 14-0 record and a Division 1 state title his senior season. He caught 62 passes for 1,309 yards and 14 touchdowns. Abney was also given first team All-State honors in both his junior and senior seasons. He was voted on to the second team his sophomore year.
  • Abney left Kentucky with the second-most receiving yards in school history, and the second-most all-purpose yards in SEC history
  • NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick 244

Nicknames
None

Recent activity

Add content:
|
|
|
|
Article
Derek Abney.jpg
Derek Abney.jpg
by sbbarnett24 Sep 03, 2012
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Gators Name Brent Pease Offensive Coordinator
They first crossed paths about 12 years ago when both were chasing one of the best players to ever come out Lowndes High in Valdosta, Ga. He was a big defensive end named Vincent "Sweet Pea" Burns. Gators head coach Will Muschamp was a first-time...
University of Florida Athletics Department, Jan 11, 2012
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Cobb Honored by Touchdown Club of Atlanta
Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb has been chosen for the Bill Hartman Award as the Southeast Special Teams Player of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta.
University of Kentucky Athletics Department, Feb 26, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Playboy 2003 All-American Defense.jpg
Playboy 2003 All-American Defense.jpg
#11 Derrick Johnson, Linebacker, Texas; #11 Teddy Lehman, Linebacker, Oklahoma; #83 Jason Babin, Lineman, Western Michigan; #11 Karlos Dansby, Linebacker, Auburn; #93 Will Smith, Lineman, Ohio State; #24 Rod Davis, Linebacker, Southern Mississippi; #92...
by thesemers Feb 06, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Punt Return TD Derek Abney
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
101 yd return by Derek Abney
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated personal notes for Derek Abney
Edited the personal notes for Derek Abney.
  • Added trivia: "Abney left Kentucky with the second-most receiving yards in school history, and the second-most all-purpose yards in SEC history"
  • Added trivia: "NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick 244"
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
oct25th.jpg index.jpg nov4.png
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "Scout.com: Derek Abney Profile" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "Scout.com: Derek Abney Profile".
  • Set URL to http://southcarolina.scout.com/a.z?s=184&p=8&c=1&nid=1269667.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "Derek Abney Profile - Baltimore Ravens - ESPN" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "Derek Abney Profile - Baltimore Ravens - ESPN".
  • Set URL to http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5769.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "Derek Abney | Kentucky, WR : 2004 NFL Draft Scout External News" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "Derek Abney | Kentucky, WR : 2004 NFL Draft Scout External News".
  • Set URL to http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/profilexnews.php?pyid=58393&draftyear=2004&genpos=WR.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "KENTUCKY OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE - Football" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "KENTUCKY OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE - Football".
  • Set URL to http://www.ukathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/abney_derek01.html.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "Derek Abney Statistics | College Football at Sports-Reference.com" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "Derek Abney Statistics | College Football at Sports-Reference.com".
  • Set URL to http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/derek-abney-1.html.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "NFL - Yahoo! Sports" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "NFL - Yahoo! Sports".
  • Set URL to http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/players/7003.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "NFL Forum :: - Derek Abney: "the Wes Welker that never got a shot"" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "NFL Forum :: - Derek Abney: "the Wes Welker that never got a shot"".
  • Set URL to http://www.footballsfuture.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=3118327.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated external links for Derek Abney
Created an external link called "Derek Abney - Stats, Bio – Chicago Bears – NFL Football – SI.com" for Derek Abney.
  • Set title to "Derek Abney - Stats, Bio – Chicago Bears – NFL Football – SI.com".
  • Set URL to http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/players/7003/.
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated personal notes for Derek Abney
Edited the personal notes for Derek Abney.
  • Added trivia: "He led the Evergreens to a 14-0 record and a Division 1 state title his senior season. He caught 62 passes for 1,309 yards and 14 touchdowns. Abney was also given first team All-State honors in both his junior and senior seasons. He was voted on to the second team his sophomore year."
  • Added nicknames: "None"
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated athletic career information for Derek Abney
Edited the career summary for Derek Abney.
  • Added player career summary for Baltimore Ravens:
    "Abney was drafted in the 7th round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens, but was released without playing a game"
  • Added player career summary for Chicago Bears:
    "Abney was signed by the Chicago Bears in the 2005 offseason but again did not play a game"
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Updated athletic career information for Derek Abney
Added Derek Abney to the 2004 Baltimore Ravens team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 12.
  • Set role to Wide Receiver.
Added Derek Abney to the 2005 Chicago Bears team roster.
  • Set role to Wide Receiver.
Added Derek Abney to the 1999 Kentucky Wildcats Football team roster.
  • Set uniform number to 12.
  • Set role to Wide Receiver.
View more
by saints Feb 02, 2011
  |  Comment
  |  Like
Brent Pease to Serve as IU Offensive Coordinator
Indiana Head Football Coach Kevin Wilson announced Thursday that Brent Pease will join the Hoosier staff as offensive coordinator. Pease, a former National Football League quarterback, will also coach the team's quarterbacks.
Indiana University Athletics Department, Dec 30, 2010
  |  Comment
  |  Like

Page Sponsors

Player badge

Support Derek Abney by showing this badge on your website. Click the badge to get the HTML.