Webster in 2013
|No. 21 Los Angeles Rams|
|Date of birth:||February 1, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Miami, Florida|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||198 lb (90 kg)|
|High school:||Miami Gardens (FL) Pace|
|NFL Draft:||2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 90|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
Kayvon Webster (born February 1, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Florida.
Webster attended Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens, Florida, where he was a letterman in football and track. In football, he saw action on both sides of the ball and as a return specialist and was a two-time first team All-Dade selection. During his junior season, he caught 30 passes for 500 yards with eight touchdowns on offense, while also adding 65 tackles, four sacks, seven forced fumbles and 10 fumble recoveries on defense. Academically, he carried a 3.0 GPA.
Also an standout track & field athlete, Webster was one of the state's top performer in the sprinting events. He earned All-Dade County First Team 3A track and field honors in 2007 and All-Dade County First Team 3A football honors in 2008. He was tabbed All-American by Track & Field News in the 4 × 100 m in 2009. He led the Pace Spartans 4 × 100 m relay team to three straight Florida 2A state championships his sophomore and junior seasons, and posted the fastest time in the nation in the 4 × 100 m relay with a time of 40.54 seconds as a senior, setting the state meet record in the process. He took silver in the 100 meters at the 2009 Region 4 meet, with a time of 10.67 meters. Additionally, he was also timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash and posted a 245-pound bench press.
Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Webster was rated as the 28th-best safety in the nation, 29th according to Scout.com. He was also ranked as the 32nd-best prospect as an athlete by ESPN.com He chose USF over scholarship offers from Miami, Florida and Auburn, among others.
Webster attended the University of South Florida, where he played for the South Florida Bulls football team from 2009 to 2012. He was a second-team All-Big East Conference selection in 2011. He graduated from South Florida with a bachelor's degree in health science in December 2012.
Webster also competed as a sprinter at USF, where he competed as a sophomore and junior. In 2010, he qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100m and 200 meters. He earned All-Big East honors after placing 3rd in the 4 × 100 m relay event at the BIG EAST Championships in a school record of 40.75 seconds. In 2011, he took fifth in the 60 meters at the BIG EAST Championships, with a time of 6.91 seconds. He was a member of the 4 × 100 m relay that placed 2nd at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 40.77 seconds, nearly broking the previous record. He recorded a career-best time of 6.83 seconds in the 60-meter dash at the BIG EAST Conference Championships. His personal-best time in the 100 meters came at the USF Collegiate Invitational in 2012, where took silver with a time of 10.5 seconds.
|Ht||Wt||Arm length||Hand size||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 11 in||195 lb||32 1/2 in||8 1/2 in||4.34 s||1.50 s||2.46 s||4.17 s||6.89 s||35 in||10 ft 5 in||14 reps|
|All values from NFL Combine|
In a win against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5 of the 2013 season, Webster recorded his first career forced fumble, when he forced Dez Bryant to fumble the ball. It was recovered by safety Duke Ihenacho. In the very next game against Jacksonville, Webster intercepted quarterback Chad Henne, to get the first interception of his career.
Webster was placed on injured reserve on December 28, 2016 after suffering a concussion in Week 16.