Bret Lockett was claimed off waivers and awarded to the Patriots from the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 7, 2009 … Originally signed by Cleveland as a rookie free agent (5/4/09) … Waived by Cleveland on (9/6/09) ... Placed on injured reserve with a groin injury (12/9/09) ... Placed on injured reserve with a chest injury (8/31/10) ... Released from the Patriots (8/21/11) ... Placed on injured reserve with a groin injury (8/22/11).
2011 (0/0, 0/0)
- Placed on injured reserve on Aug. 22, 2010 with a groin injury.
2009 (10/0, 0/0)
- Placed on injured reserve on Aug. 31, 2010 with a chest injury.
- Went to training camp with Cleveland after joining the Browns as a rookie free agent.
- Was waived by Cleveland prior to the start of the regular season and claimed off waivers by New England (9/7).
- Played in 10 games and finished with two tackles on defense and five special teams tackles.
- Made his NFL debut in the season-opener vs. Buffalo (9/14) and finished with two special teams tackles.
- Saw significant action as a reserve at safety in the Patriots 59-0' win vs. Tennessee (10/18) and finished with one tackle on defense.
- Also played at safety in the Patriots' 35-7 win at Tampa Bay (10/25) in London's Wembley Stadium.
- Placed on injured reserve on Dec. 9 with a groin injury.
- Played in 48 of a possible 50 games during his career at UCLA (2005-08).
- Started 11 games as a senior and totaled 61 tackles and picked up a blocked PAT and returned it the length of the field for two points.
- Earned playing time at safety and on special teams as a junior and a sophomore.
- Carved out a role on special teams as a freshman.
- Was a political science major.
- Born Bret Emanuel Lockett.
- Three-year starter in football as a safety, wide receiver and linebacker at Diamond Bar (Calif.) High School.
- Named SuperPrep All-California Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100.
- Played in the CaliFlorida All-Star Game.
- First-team Sierra League in 2004 as a receiver.
- Also lettered in track, setting a Sierra League record in the 300-meter hurdles in 2001.