Surtain at a 2007 Chiefs mini camp.
|Date of birth:||June 19, 1976|
|Place of birth:||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school:||New Orleans (LA) Edna Karr|
|NFL Draft:||1998 / Round: 2 / Pick: 44|
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Patrick Frank Surtain (//; born June 19, 1976) is a former American football cornerback who played eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Southern Mississippi. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft, and also played for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Surtain attended high school at Edna Karr High School, where he completed 44 of 97 passes for 753 yards with seven touchdowns and rushed 137 times for 784 yards with 12 touchdowns as a quarterback. He also played baseball and ran track, and was also a member of the state title basketball and football teams in his senior year.
Surtain attended the University of Southern Mississippi, where he was a four-year letterman and two-year starter. In his junior year, Surtain started all 11 games and accumulated 84 tackles, 8 passes defended and six interceptions.
Surtain was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1998 NFL Draft. He played for the Dolphins from 1998–2004 and was selected to the Pro Bowl three times in 2002, 2003, and 2004. He finished with 344 tackles, 6.5 sacks, and 29 interceptions in 108 career games with the Dolphins.
Surtain was released by the Chiefs on February 24, 2009. He finished his career with the team with 192 tackles, one sack, and eight interceptions in 55 games.
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Surtain bought a 6,300-square-foot home in Plantation, Florida, in 2001. In 2016, Surtain became head coach at American Heritage School, where his son, Patrick Surtain Jr., also plays as one of the top-ranked high school football players of the class of 2018.