Brandon Underwood

Brandon Dante Underwood (born June 24, 1986) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft and would later be a part of their Super Bowl XLV championship team over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Cincinnati.

Brandon Underwood
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Underwood in 2011
Free agent
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born:June 24, 1986 (age 32)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College:Cincinnati
NFL Draft:2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:21
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:0
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com

College career

After going to Hamilton High School, Underwood spent his first two years at Ohio State, where he was redshirted as a freshman in 2005. He played in the season opener against Miami, recording three tackles before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. After his sophomore season, Underwood transferred to Cincinnati, where he earned first-team All-Big East honors in his senior season, recording 4 interceptions including one of Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford.[1]

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

Underwood was selected in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Packers.

He was released on September 3, 2011.[2]

Oakland Raiders

On February 16, 2012, he signed with the Oakland Raiders.[3] He was released by the Raiders on September 7, 2012 after landing on injured reserve.[4]

Dallas Cowboys

On December 31, 2012, Underwood signed with the Dallas Cowboys.[5] He was released by the Cowboys on August 27, 2013.[6]

Toronto Argonauts

On January 9, 2014, Underwood signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[7] He was released by the Argonauts on August 31, 2014.[8] On May 30, 2015, Underwood re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts. He was a free agent after the 2015 season.[9]

Calgary Stampeders

Underwood was signed to the Calgary Stampeders practice roster on October 10, 2014.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Green Bay Packers: Brandon Underwood". www.packers.com.
  2. ^ "Brandon Underwood among early Packer cuts". ProFootballTalk.com.
  3. ^ "Raiders sign Brandon Underwood - NFLTradeRumors.co". nfltraderumors.co. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "Brandon Underwood, CB, Free Agent". Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "Brandon Underwood | Lakota Tomahawks". leagueathletics.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  6. ^ "Dallas Cowboys release nine players". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  7. ^ http://www.argonauts.ca/article/argos-sign-four-on-defence
  8. ^ "2014 TRANSACTIONS". argonauts.ca. Archived from the original on August 2, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
  9. ^ "2016 Free Agent Tracker". CFL.ca. February 7, 2016. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  10. ^ "Transactions". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014.

External links

2008 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

The 2008 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team, coached by Brian Kelly, played its homes game in Nippert Stadium. Kelly was in his second full season with the Bearcats after coaching them to a 31–21 win against Southern Miss in the 2007 PapaJohns.com Bowl. On Friday, November 28, 2008, the Bearcats clinched a share of the Big East Conference title for the first time since joining the Big East in 2005. With a victory over Syracuse on November 29, 2008 the Bearcats became the outright football champions of the Big East and set a record with an average attendance of 31,964. After a disappointing loss to Virginia Tech in the 2009 Orange Bowl, the Bearcats finished 17th in the AP Top 25 for the second consecutive year.

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