D'Andre Lawan "Dre" Kirkpatrick (born October 26, 1989) is an American football cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bengals in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama. Kirkpatrick was rated as one of the top high school defensive backs in the country. He draws comparisons to Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie.