|Date of birth:||October 9, 1980|
|Place of birth:||Eunice, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
Tampa Bay Buccaneers*
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star:||2012|
|Playing stats at|
Kyries Hebert [KY-ris EH-bare] (born October 9, 1980 in Eunice, Louisiana) is a professional safety/linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2002. He played college football at Louisiana-Lafayette.
He attended college in Lafayette, Louisiana where he was a standout defensive back for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns. In each of his three seasons between 1999 and 2001 he led the team in tackles made. He also played in every game during this period.
In April 2002, Hebert signed with the Minnesota Vikings. He was released in September at the end of training camp. He was later signed by the Houston Texans and was on the active roster for their final game of the 2002 season. He was released by the Texans in 2003.
Hebert was signed by the Houston Texans and was on the active roster for their final game of the 2002 season. He was released by the Texans in 2003.
Hebert then moved up North to Canada where he played in the 2004 and 2005 seasons with the Ottawa Renegades. He quickly became one of the most feared hitters and Special Teams players in the CFL. In December 2005, Hebert signed a controversial five-year contract with Ottawa that would have made him one of the highest paid defensive players in the CFL. However, the Ottawa organization folded and it appeared that Hebert was going to become a free agent and eligible to pursue the NFL. Because of that he signed a deal with Tampa Bay only to find out that Winnipeg was still able to pick him up on waivers.
His time in Ottawa included playing in 34 games. Kyries had 178 tackles, 1 sack, 5 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries and scored 3 defensive touchdowns.
In April 2006, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers claimed Hebert off waivers from Ottawa just as Hebert was about to sign a new contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. After appealing the claim with the CFL Players Association, Hebert agreed to a settlement contract for two years with Winnipeg. In the 2007 season, a Hebert led defense helped Winnipeg reach the Grey Cup.
He played 33 games for the Blue Bombers and made 131 tackles with 7 sacks, 3 interceptions and 3 fumbles recovered during that time.
On December 31, 2007, when Hebert signed a two-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was released by the Bengals on September 4, 2010.
On October 20, 2010, Hebert signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He played in two games making 4 tackles.
He was released during the following off-season on March 29, 2011.
On July 15, 2010 Kyries Hebert founded Ky Cares Foundation Inc. The mission of the foundation is to facilitate the relentless pursuit of success in the face of adversity so that our youth may know that our circumstances do not dictate the outcome of our destination. They hold a yearly event where Proceeds to benefit struggling schools in Acadiana Area's through scholarships and monetary donations. Past Celebrity participants include Terrell Owens and Roman Harper
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