2018 NFL Draft

Pierre Desir, CB

School: Lindenwood  |  Conference: null
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: St. Peter's, MO
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 198 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Desir was a three-time All-American and four-time all-conference performer during his college career, which saw him play two years at both Washburn and Lindenwood. He is the all-time MIAA leader in career passes defended with 52, and is second with 25 career interceptions...In two years with Lindenwood, he intercepted 13 passes and record 30 passes defended. He earned AFCA All-American honors in both 2012 and 2013, and was a first-team All-MIAA selection both of those seasons. He led the MIAA in passes defended per game this year despite teams throwing away from him nearly 95 percent of the time. Desir was also a two-time member on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
2013 Season
Inaugural winner of the Cliff Harris Award...Desir played in all nine games this past season and recorded four interceptions, eight pass breakups, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble, and 33 tackles.
2012 Season
AFCA All-American ... the first Lindenwood defensive player to earn AFCA All-American honors and the first Lindenwood player to earn that award at the NCAA Division II level ... named a second-team All-American by D2Football.com ... first-team Don Hansen All-Super Region Three selection ... first-team All-MIAA ... voted the team's Defensive Player of the Year ... finished second among all levels of NCAA football with nine interceptions ... tied for the NCAA Division II lead with 18 passes defended ... led the MIAA in both interceptions and passes defended... tied for the sixth-most interceptions in a single season in MIAA history ... became just the sixth player in MIAA history to collect over 20 interceptions in a career ... set Lindenwood's single-season interceptions record ... started all 12 games ... finished seventh on the team with 60 tackles and was fifth with 39 solo tackles ... also had 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... collected 83 interception return yards ... tied the school's single-game interception record of two interceptions three times during the year with multiple interceptions against Southwest Baptist, Fort Hays State, and Missouri Southern ... had at least one pass defended in 10 of the team's 12 games.Returned an interception for a 51-yard touchdown against Southwest Baptist ... sealed the Glenville State contest with an interception on the Lindenwood 23-yard line with 1:13 remaining in the game ... intercepted a potential game-winning touchdown pass in the endzone with 1:17 left in the fourth quarter against Fort Hays State ... had three passes defended against Central Missouri and Truman State ... had two pass breakups in three games against Central Missouri, Truman State, and Winona State ... had a team-high 11 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Glenville State ... recorded his sack versus Nebraska-Kearney ... recorded five tackles and two pass breakups in the postseason Mineral Water Bowl ... had seven or more tackles in five games ... had five interceptions on third or fourth-down plays, and had two pass breakups on fourth-down passes ... named the MIAA Defensive Player of the Week for the Glenville State contest ... named the team's Defensive Player of the Game five times for the Southwest Baptist, Glenville State, Nebraska-Kearney, Fort Hays State, and Missouri Southern games ... named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.
2010 Season
Attended Washburn University for three years and lettered in football for two seasons ... ranks third all-time at the school with 12 career interceptions ... second-team all-MIAA in 2010 ... recorded 46 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, five interceptions, one fumble recovery, and one forced fumble.
2009 Season
At Washburn University...second-team All-American and first-team all-MIAA as a freshman ... led the conference with seven interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown ... also recorded 33 tackles, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery ... averaged 23.2 yards per kickoff returns for his career.
2008 Season
At Washburn University...Redshirted the 2008 season.
High School
An all-state selection at defensive back ... first-team all-league during his junior and senior seasons ... an all-metro selection ... named special teams player of the year as a senior ... averaged 37.8 yards per kickoff return and 8.9 yards per punt return that year ... named No. 17 in the nation by CSTV's Tom Lemming in the "athlete" position rankings.
The son of Marie and Wilfrid Desir ... has four siblings, Myriam, Jeff, Jim, and Chris ... a secondary education/history major.