Cortland Finnegan

Date of Birth
Feb. 01, 1984
190 lbs

Cortland Finnegan


Cortland Finnegan is entering his first season with the Miami Dolphins after spending the previous two years with the St. Louis Rams, preceded by a six-year stint with the Tennessee Titans. Finnegan, a big, physical cornerback, is known as much for his brash demeanor as he is for his cover skills. He has racked up 18 interceptions and 78 passes defended in his eight-year NFL career.

Early Years & College

Finnegan was born in Fayetteville, N.C., on Feb. 2, 1984. He attended Milton High where he played safety and running back. Finnegan was named first-team All-State, All-Northwest Florida and 3A District Player of the Year as a senior. He amassed 115 tackles and five interceptions in 2001, while starring on the school’s basketball squad. After graduating, Finnegan went to Samford Univers...