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{{short description|American football tight end}}
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{{Infobox NFL player
 
{{Infobox NFL player
 
|name=Brandon Myers
 
|name=Brandon Myers
 
|image=Brandon Myers.JPG
 
|image=Brandon Myers.JPG
 
|caption=Myers with the Oakland Raiders
|currentteam=New York Giants
 
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|number=83, 82
|currentnumber=83
 
|currentposition=Tight end
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|position=[[Tight end]]
 
|birth_date={{birth date and age|1985|9|04}}
 
|birth_date={{birth date and age|1985|9|04}}
 
|birth_place=[[Prairie City, Iowa]]
 
|birth_place=[[Prairie City, Iowa]]
|heightft=6
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|height_ft = 6
|heightin=3
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|height_in = 3
|weight=256
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|weight_lbs = 256
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|high_school = [[Prairie City-Monroe High School|Monroe (IA) Prairie City-Monroe]]
|debutyear=2009
 
|debutteam=Oakland Raiders
 
 
|college=[[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]
 
|college=[[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]
 
|draftyear=2009
 
|draftyear=2009
 
|draftround=6
 
|draftround=6
 
|draftpick=202
 
|draftpick=202
|pastteams=<nowiki></nowiki>
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|pastteams=
 
* [[Oakland Raiders]] ({{NFL Year|2009}}–{{NFL Year|2012}})
 
* [[Oakland Raiders]] ({{NFL Year|2009}}–{{NFL Year|2012}})
* [[New York Giants]] ({{NFL Year|2013}}–present)
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* [[New York Giants]] ({{NFL Year|2013}})
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* [[Tampa Bay Buccaneers]] ({{NFL Year|2014}}–{{NFL Year|2016}})
|status=Active
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|status=
|statweek=17
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|statweek=
|statseason=2012
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|statseason=
 
|statlabel1=Receptions
 
|statlabel1=Receptions
|statvalue1=111
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|statvalue1=199
 
|statlabel2=Receiving yards
 
|statlabel2=Receiving yards
|statvalue2=1,056
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|statvalue2=1,954
|statlabel3=Receiving [[touchdown]]s
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|statlabel3=Receiving touchdowns
|statvalue3=4
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|statvalue3=9
 
|nfl=MYE123904
 
|nfl=MYE123904
 
}}
 
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'''Brandon Myers''' (born September 4, 1985) is an [[American football]] [[tight end]] for the [[New York Giants]] of the [[National Football League]]. He was drafted by the [[Oakland Raiders]] in the sixth round of the [[2009 NFL Draft]]. He played [[college football]] at [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]].
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'''Brandon Myers''' (born September 4, 1985) is a former [[American football]] [[tight end]]. He was drafted by the [[Oakland Raiders]] in the sixth round of the [[2009 NFL Draft]]. He played [[college football]] at [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]].
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Myers has also played for the [[New York Giants]] and [[Tampa Bay Buccaneers]].
   
 
==College career==
 
==College career==
Myers played [[college football]] at [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/myers_brandon00.html|title=Brandon Myers|publisher=University of Iowa Official Athletic Site|accessdate=December 22, 2010}}</ref> Played four years at Iowa. Totaled 56 receptions for 665 yards and 9 touchdowns. Named first-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches as a senior, when he ranked third on the team in receptions (34) and yards (441), and tied for Hawkeyes lead with four touchdown receptions.
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Myers played [[college football]] at [[Iowa Hawkeyes football|Iowa]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/myers_brandon00.html |title=Brandon Myers |publisher=University of Iowa Official Athletic Site |accessdate=December 22, 2010 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20100902031939/http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/myers_brandon00.html |archivedate=September 2, 2010 |df= }}</ref> where he totaled 56 receptions for 665 yards and 9 touchdowns in four years. He was named first-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches during his senior season, when he ranked third on the team in receptions (34) and yards (441), and tied for Hawkeyes lead with four touchdown receptions.
   
 
==Professional career==
 
==Professional career==
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===Oakland Raiders===
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===Oakland Raiders ===
Myers was drafted by the [[Oakland Raiders]] in the 6th round with the 202nd overall pick in the [[2009 NFL Draft]]. In a game against the Cleveland Browns on December 2, 2012 Myers tied a Raiders franchise record by recording 14 receptions. He caught for 130 yards and 1 touchdown in the game.
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Myers was drafted by the [[Oakland Raiders]] in the 6th round with the 202nd overall pick in the [[2009 NFL Draft]]. In a game against the [[Cleveland Browns]],on December 2, 2012 Myers tied a Raiders franchise record by recording his 14th reception of the game. He caught for 130 yards and 1 touchdown in the game.
   
 
===New York Giants===
 
===New York Giants===
Myers was signed by the [[New York Giants]] on March 16, 2013. He was given a 4 year deal.<ref>[http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Offensive-Weapon-TE-Brandon-Myers-signed/93a54962-4007-4343-a5a4-bcba1e950d6c Offensive Weapon TE Brandon Myers signed]</ref>
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Myers was signed by the [[New York Giants]] on March 16, 2013. He was given a one-year deal worth $2.25 million with a $1.5 million signing bonus. He was released from the Giants after one season.
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===Tampa Bay Buccaneers===
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On March 11, 2014, Myers signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the [[Tampa Bay Buccaneers]].<ref>{{cite web|last=Wilkening|first=Mike|title=Buccaneers reach deal with Brandon Myers|url=http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/03/11/buccaneers-reach-deal-with-brandon-myers/|publisher=Pro Football Talk|accessdate=March 11, 2014}}</ref>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.raiders.com/team/roster/Brandon-Myers/1c3a8102-2986-4944-97e7-fc8d6b82b98f Oakland Raiders bio]
 
*[http://www.raiders.com/team/roster/Brandon-Myers/1c3a8102-2986-4944-97e7-fc8d6b82b98f Oakland Raiders bio]
*[http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/myers_brandon00.html Iowa Hawkeyes bio]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20100902031939/http://www.hawkeyesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/myers_brandon00.html Iowa Hawkeyes bio]
 
*[http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/_/id/12705/brandon-myers ESPN bio]
 
*[http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/_/id/12705/brandon-myers ESPN bio]
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| NAME =Myers Brandon
 
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = American football player
 
| DATE OF BIRTH =September 4, 1985
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH =Prairie City, Iowa
 
| DATE OF DEATH =
 
| PLACE OF DEATH =
 
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[[Category:1985 births]]
 
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[[Category:Oakland Raiders players]]
 
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[[Category:New York Giants players]]
 
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[[Category:Tampa Bay Buccaneers players]]
 
[[it:Brandon Myers]]
 

Latest revision as of 00:03, 29 August 2019

Brandon Myers
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Myers with the Oakland Raiders
No. 83, 82     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-04) September 4, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Prairie City, Iowa
Career information
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 202
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Oakland Raiders ( 2009 2012)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Receptions     199
Receiving yards     1,954
Receiving touchdowns     9
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Myers (born September 4, 1985) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.

Myers has also played for the New York Giants and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

College career

Myers played college football at Iowa[1] where he totaled 56 receptions for 665 yards and 9 touchdowns in four years. He was named first-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches during his senior season, when he ranked third on the team in receptions (34) and yards (441), and tied for Hawkeyes lead with four touchdown receptions.

Professional career

Oakland Raiders

Myers was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 6th round with the 202nd overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. In a game against the Cleveland Browns,on December 2, 2012 Myers tied a Raiders franchise record by recording his 14th reception of the game. He caught for 130 yards and 1 touchdown in the game.

New York Giants

Myers was signed by the New York Giants on March 16, 2013. He was given a one-year deal worth $2.25 million with a $1.5 million signing bonus. He was released from the Giants after one season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On March 11, 2014, Myers signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[2]

References

External links