American Football Database
American Football Database
Brandon Underwood
Underwood in 2011
No. --     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-06-24) June 24, 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Career information
College: Cincinnati
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Green Bay Packers ( 2009 2010)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLV)
Total tackles     21
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     0
Pass deflections     0
Interceptions     0
Stats at

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.

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]


External links

Template:102nd Grey Cup