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Career Transactions: Originally drafted by Cleveland in the third round (71st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft, the first of the Browns’ two third-round selections.
At a Glance:
In 2017, posted career highs in tackles (138), sacks (3.5), passes defensed (five) and forced fumbles (two).
One of three NFL players to play every defensive snap during 2017 season.
Registered second-most tackles (281) in the NFL since 2016 per press box totals.
Former NFL LB Mike Jones was his high school football coach at Hazelwood East High School in St. Louis, Mo.
Signed a four-year contract extension during the 2017 offseason.
Due to a glitch in Madden 15, he measured 1-foot-2 in the game. He used that notoriety, which included interviews on ESPN and CNN, to spread his mother’s words of wisdom that no matter how small you are, always dream big and live big.
Musically gifted, has played the drums since the age of seven and sang in church choir, where his late father, Elmer, was the pastor.
Christian Kirksey: Signing Kendricks raises the competition and everyone's skill level
Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey talked to media following an OTA on June 5, 2018. Kirksey discussed Cleveland signing Mychal Kendricks, competition, taking every defensive snap, and learning from Jamie Collins.
Building The Browns: Christian Kirksey, Drumming and Football
LB Christian Kirksey takes you inside his offseason, as he shows off his skills as a drummer, and what it means to him.
Christian Kirksey: We are working on something special
Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media on April 17, 2018.
Christian Kirksey: Our record doesn't reflect our talent
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media on January 1, 2018.
Christian Kirksey: I want to be a part of the turnaround
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on December 27, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: We are going to keep playing, keep fighting
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media on December 6, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: I love playing for Hue
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on November 29, 2017.
My Cause My Cleats: Christian Kirksey
When Browns linebacker and captain Christian Kirksey was 17 years old, he lost his father, Elmer, to a stroke. Two months ago, he learned his aunt was diagnosed with bone cancer. Kirksey will honor those family members Sunday as part of the NFL's My Cause My Cleats campaign. And he wants people battling similar tragedies to know they're not alone.
Kirksey on Jamie Collins: He's in good spirits
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media on November 13, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: It's exciting to see what Myles can do
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on October 19, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: Excited to have our guys back
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on October 12, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: It's good to have our brothers back
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on October 6, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: I'm always trying to help someone
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media in the locker room on September 28, 2017.
Kirksey: We're focused on getting the win in Indy
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media following practice on September 21, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: At the end of the day, we need to win
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media on September 14, 2017.
Kirksey: We have to play to our techniques
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media following practice on September 7, 2017.
Christian Kirksey: Anxious to go against Pittsburgh
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media following practice on August 29, 2017.
Christian Kirksey prepares for his 4th NFL Season with the Browns
Christian Kirksey takes you through a normal day of his off-season training in San Diego, California. The full episode of Building The Browns is available on ClevelandBrowns.com and the Browns Official YouTube page.
Kirksey: "The sky is the limit for him"
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media prior to training camp practice on August 14, 2017.
Kirksey: I'm trying to be a vocal leader
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media prior to training camp practice on August 2, 2017.
Kirksey: Young players will showcase their ability
Linebacker Christian Kirksey addressed the media prior to the first practice of training camp on July 27, 2017.
Kirksey gives back with Youth Football Camp
Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey shares why he chose the game of football to help the youth in his hometown community of St. Louis, Missouri.
Kirksey talks Radiothon item and community work
Linebacker Christian Kirksey discusses his Cleveland Browns Foundation Radiothon auction item of a fan getting to go to a baseball game with him and fellow inside linebacker Demario Davis. Plus, he talks about who is the best dancer on the team and his work in the community.
Browns Huddle: Kirksey Has Opportunity to Start
Nathan Zegura discusses the opportunity linebacker Christian Kirksey has to earn a starting position on the defense this season.
Browns Golfers Mic'd Up
Hit the links with Browns players Phil Taylor, Chris Kirksey, and Isaiah Crowell at the Cleveland Browns Foundation's 16th Annual Golf Tournament.
Hue Jackson: Browns have more leaders 'than we’ve ever had'
Hue Jackson press conference - 6/13
Mychal Kendricks signing underscores Browns’ ongoing roster fortification
5 things we learned from 3 weeks of Browns OTAs
Browns player press conferences - 6/5
Mychal Kendricks gives Browns another proven playmaker at linebacker
Hue Jackson: Browns will need to 'earn our stripes' on helmets before season
Hue Jackson press conference - 6/5
5 things to know about new Browns LB Mychal Kendricks
Browns announce changes to personnel staff
Gregg Williams leaves strong impression on Browns rookies: 'I love that style of coaching'
Browns help host second Neighborhood Equality and Unity Summit
2018 draft: Browns believe new LB Genard Avery can be a special-teams force
Browns host Social Justice Summit with eye toward affecting change
Myles Garrett returns to Berea fully healthy, unsatisfied by rookie year performance
Browns look to turn the page after winless season
Browns’ Dee and Jimmy Haslam pleased with John Dorsey’s optimism, positivity
2018 free agency: Browns could add depth at LB
Players Give Back
Browns Community Highlights - February 2
Browns 2017 positional recaps: Joe Schobert leads LBs in Pro Bowl season
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam part of new NFL initiative focused on social justice
Browns Mailbag: Would Browns consider a LB or CB in 1st two rounds?
Joe Schobert knows he ‘belongs’ as NFL starter after breakout season
Sunday Snap Counts: Christian Kirksey, Joe Schobert never miss a play in 2017
Photos: Christian Kirksey signs contract extension
The Browns signed LB Christian Kirksey to a four-year contract extension. Take a look at his time in Cleveland so far.