Data Scout Notes: 2012: 1stC...2011: HMC...2010: NA/PM2nd…09: HMC
Desmond Trufant/Washington football Videos
*Automated search based on player first/last name, college team name, football, 3 loading panels, click video to view in full size on this page, watch or fast forward one full video, or open player with red arrow to choose more cuts at the bottom of the big video screen. Click "I'm done watching this" blue link at the top of video to close screen. If available/HQ changes video quality.
Draft Scout Desmond Trufant News
08/17/15 - CB Desmond Trufant (shoulder) did not take part in practice. He didn't play in the exhibition opener against Tennessee.
11/24/14 - CB Desmond Trufant had an interception in the back of the end zone to stop a Cleveland scoring threat. It was his second straight game with an interception after he notched his first pick of the season at Carolina in Week 11.
08/15/14 - CB Desmond Trufant had a strong two days of practice against the Texans. "I'm playing with a lot of confidence," Trufant said. "I'm just working on the little things. I'm expecting big things this year."
12/16/13 - The Falcons' secondary, which featured three rookie starters in cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford and safety Zeke Motta, was shredded for 381 yards and three touchdowns.
Safety William Moore and Trufant came up with key interceptions.
"We bent a little bit, but we didn't break," said Trufant.
He was beaten by Pierre Garcon on a 53-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.
"I gave up that one and I was kind of mad about that," Trufant said. "That is something that we usually don't do. So, I had to come back and make a lot of plays for it. That's just the life of a corner. You can't focus on the negatives."
He came back to intercept a ball intended for Garcon in the fourth quarter.
"That's only my second (interception), but I should have six," Trufant said. "I've been dropping them. I've dropped about five. I'm just trying to continue to work and make the most of my opportunities."
12/04/13 - CB Desmond Trufant finished the game with one tackle and one pass defensed. According to Stats LLC., Trufant's 14 passes defensed in 2013 are the most by a Falcons rookie in a single season, surpassing Darnell Walker, who broke up 13 passes in 1993.