Braxston Cave
No. --     
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-29) July 29, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Granger, Indiana
Career information
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted in 2013
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cleveland Browns ( 2013)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* 3rd-team AP All-American
Stats at

Braxston Cave (born July 29, 1989) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He went undrafted in the 2013 NFL draft. He played college football at Notre Dame.

High school careerEdit

Cave played for Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana.[1] Cave was one of 12 finalists for Indiana's "Mr. Football" award, he was named to the Indiana top-50 all-state team by the Indiana Football Coaches Association, he was runner-up for the Offensive Lineman of the Year Award sponsored by the Indianapolis Star, and he made the All-America second team. Cave was selected to play in the first Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, Florida.[2]

College careerEdit

Cave played college ball for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in nearby South Bend, Indiana. He was a starter beginning in 2010, his junior year. He was injured in 2011, missing the rest of the year, and played as a fifth-year senior in 2012.[2] He was named a third-team Associated Press All-American.[1]

NFL careerEdit

Cave went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns for the preseason but did not make the team.[3] In 2014, he was a preseason signing of the New England Patriots, but again was cut.[4]

In September 2015, Cave was cut by the Detroit Lions during the final round of roster cuts, but was later signed to the team's practice squad.[5] He was signed to the active roster off the practice squad on December 30, 2015 before the Lions' final game of the 2015 season.[6]


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.