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Derek Dimke
K #2
Height:
6-0
Weight:
180
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Rockford, Ill.
Experience:
1

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Made six-of-seven field goal attempts for Tampa Bay in 2013 preseason and both field goal attempts for Detroit in 2012 preseason…The most accurate kicker in Illini history, made 39 of his 46 career field goal tries for a success rate of 84.8%...Also set a new school standard for most PATs made (89) without a miss, and finished his Illinois career sixth all-time in scoring with 206 points…

Signed by Saints to reserve/future contract, 1/2/14…Waived by Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 8/31/13…Signed by Buccaneers, 6/4/13…Waived by New York Jets, 5/12/13…Signed by Jets to a three-year contract, 4/12/13…Waived by Detroit Lions, 8/27/12…Signed by Detroit as an undrafted free agent, 5/10/12…Made six-of-seven field goal attempts for Tampa Bay in 2013 preseason and both field goal attempts for Detroit in 2012 preseason…The most accurate kicker in Illini history, made 39 of his 46 career field goal tries for a success rate of 84.8%...Also set a new school standard for most PATs made (89) without a miss, and finished his Illinois career sixth all-time in scoring with 206 points…An honorable mention All-Big Ten choice by both coaches and the media as a senior in 2011, Dimke was a second-team selection by the coaches as a junior…A semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award, given to the nation's top kicker, in 2010 after making 24-of-29 field goals and 43-of-43 PATs…Finance major…Was rated as one of the top football players in the state of Illinois and ranked nationally as the No. 13 placekicker by Scout.com at Boylan (Rockford, Ill.) HS...Holds the Illinois state playoff record with a 54-yard field goal...Earned second-team All-State honors by Chicago Tribune and special mention by Champaign News-Gazette...Was a Northern Illinois All-Area selection…Born April 16, 1990.

Recent Videos

  • Junior Galette: "A very tough loss"

    (00:50) Posted 9 hours ago

    Junior Galette speaks with reporters after the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, December 21, 2014. Video by Alex Restrepo (New Orleans Saints video)

  • Postgame Wrap: Saints vs Falcons

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    New Orleans Saints senior writer John DeShazier reviews the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, December 21, 2014. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)

  • Drew Brees' postgame presser vs Atlanta Falcons

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    Drew Brees reviews the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, December 21, 2014. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)

  • Sean Payton reviews Falcons game

    (11:07) Posted 11 hours ago

    Sean Payton speaks with reporters after the New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday, December 21, 2014. Video by Ashley Amoss (New Orleans Saints video)