Kevin Curtis

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Kevin D. Curtis is a retired American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft.

He was born on July 17, 1978, in Murray, Utah. In high school he was a letterman in football and basketball. He was an All-Region honoree as both a wide receiver and as a defensive back in football.

Curtis earned second-team All-America Honors at Snow College before transferring to Utah State University. As a junior, he led the nation in receptions, earning him third-team All-America honors. He broke Utah State single-season records, including pass receptions (100), receiving yards (1,531), most 10-reception games (6), most 100-yard receiving games (9), and most consecutive 100-yard receiving games (6). He was also named his team's Offensive MVP. During his senior year, he ranked seventh in the nation in receiving yards per game.

Curtis played for the St. Louis Rams from 2003 to 2006. In the 2004 playoffs, Curtis and the Rams made history. In their wildcard game against the Seahawks, Curtis had four catches for 107 yards. The Rams won the game, becoming the first playoff team in NFL history to win a game without having a winning record. In their divisional playoff loss at Atlanta the following week, Curtis caught seven passes for 128 yards and a 57-yard touchdown catch. Curtis became the 2nd player in NFL history to have two back-to-back 100-yard receiving games in the playoffs before ever recording one in the regular season.

On March 15, 2007, Curtis signed a six-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. In 2008, he played only 9 games due to injury. In 2009, he required surgery after playing only two games. He was released by the Eagles on March 18, 2010. During the 2010 season, he had surgery and treatment for testicular cancer. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins on December 3, 2010, and was released on December 28. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on January 5, 2011. He signed with the Tennessee Titans on August 26, 2011, but was placed on injured reserve when he broke his left hand.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and was inducted into the Utah State Hall of Fame in 2015. Curtis is a trainer at a facility in Utah.

Curtis is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After high school, he served as a Missionary in London, England.