LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. – The Washington Redskins announced today that they have re-signed safety Deshazor Everett to a multi-year contract. Full terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In addition, the team announced that it has waived tackle Kevin Bowen, running back Kenny Hilliard and running back Dare Ogunbowale.
Everett (6-0, 195) originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on May 4, 2015. Since joining the Redskins on Aug. 1, 2015, he has appeared in 41 career games with eight starts, recording 61 tackles (38 solo), six passes defensed, one forced fumble and one interception.
Last season, Everett played in 14 games, posting career highs in starts (eight), tackles (52), solo tackles (31), passes defensed (five) and forced fumbles (one).
Everett played collegiately at Texas A&M from 2011-14, appearing in 50 career games. He recorded 218 career tackles (123 solo), 26 passes defensed, five interceptions and a fumble recovery during his time with the Aggies.
Everett, 26, attended DeRidder (La.) H.S., where he was a two-time All-Louisiana selection. He was born Feb. 22, 1992.