Damion Square is back for his third season with the Chargers after splitting time in 2015 between the active roster and practice squad. He originally joined the Chargers midway through the 2014 season after being claimed off waivers from Kansas City.
Square has a number of family members who played college and pro football, including uncles John Square (University of Miami), Johnny Otis Square (Colorado State), Ronnie Miller (North Texas), and Robert Miller (Colorado State and Minnesota Vikings), and his cousin, Derek Curry (Notre Dame, Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals).
Square and his wife, Brandi, have a son, Micah, and a daughter, Carsyn.
TRANSACTION HISTORY: Signed with Philadelphia as undrafted free agent, April 29, 2013...waived by Eagles, Aug. 30, 2014...claimed by Kansas City, Aug. 31...waived Oct. 31...claimed by Chargers, Nov. 3...waived Sept. 5...re-signed to practice squad, Sept. 7...signed to active roster, Nov. 4.
2015: First NFL start Dec. 20 vs. Miami...two quarterback hits Jan. 3 at Denver, including big hit on Peyton Manning in fourth quarter...early in contest, recovered fumble after sack and forced fumble by Steve Williams on Brock Osweiler.
2014: Inactive Weeks 1-7 for Kansas City and Weeks 11-17 for Chargers.
2013: NFL debut Sept. 9 at Washington...one stop Wild Card Playoffs vs. New Orleans.
COLLEGE: Three-time national champion...played in 40 games with 31 starts, collecting 93 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks...led squad with nine quarterback hurries as senior.
PERSONAL: Born in Houston, Texas...all-state and 4A Defensive MVP at Yates High School in Houston.