Christian Westerman

American football player (born 1993)

American football player
Christian Westerman
No. 63
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1993-02-23) February 23, 1993 (age 31)
Chandler, Arizona, U.S.
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:315 lb (143 kg)
Career information
High school:Hamilton (Chandler, Arizona)
College:Arizona State
NFL draft:2016 / Round: 5 / Pick: 161
Career history
  • Cincinnati Bengals (2016–2018)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:16
Games started:2
Player stats at PFR

Christian Westerman (born February 23, 1993) is a former American football offensive guard. He played college football at Arizona State. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL draft.

Early life

A native of Chandler, Arizona, Westerman attended Hamilton High School, where he was an All-American offensive lineman. Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Westerman was ranked as the No. 3 offensive tackle in his class.[1]

College career

Westerman attended Auburn University for two seasons before transferring to Arizona State University in December 2012.[2]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 3+18 in
(1.91 m)
298 lb
(135 kg)
33+12 in
(0.85 m)
11+78 in
(0.30 m)
5.17 s 1.79 s 2.98 s 4.71 s 7.69 s 25 in
(0.64 m)
8 ft 2 in
(2.49 m)
34 reps
All values from NFL Combine[3]

Westerman was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round, 161st overall, in the 2016 NFL draft.[4]

On May 17, 2016, Westerman signed his four-year, $2.57 million rookie contract, with a signing bonus of $231,696.[5] He was inactive for all but one game his rookie season and didn't record any snaps.

In 2017, Westerman started two games at left guard.

On August 16, 2019, the Bengals placed Westerman on the exempt/left squad list after announcing his plans to retire.[6] However five days later, Westerman rejoined the team after deciding not to retire. He was waived during final roster cuts on August 30, 2019.[7]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 5, 2015. Retrieved March 7, 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Former Hamilton star Christian Westerman transferring from Auburn to ASU". December 13, 2012.
  3. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Christian Westerman". Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved May 15, 2023.
  5. ^ Kirk Larabbee (May 17, 2016). "Cincinnati Bengals sign OL Christian Westerman". Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Bengals place Christian Westerman on Exempt/Left Squad list". Cincy Jungle. August 16, 2019.
  7. ^ "Bengals Waive 11 Players". August 30, 2019. Retrieved August 30, 2019.

External links

  • Arizona State Sun Devils bio
  • Auburn Tigers bio
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Cincinnati Bengals 2016 NFL draft selections