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Dylan Gandy
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Gandy, while playing for the Lions.
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Center / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-08) March 8, 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth: Harlingen, Texas
Career information
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 129
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2005 2007)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLI)
Games played     120
Games started     19
Fumble recoveries     1
Stats at NFL.com

Dylan Colter Gandy (born March 8, 1982) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech.

Gandy earned a Super Bowl ring with the Colts in Super Bowl XLI against the Chicago Bears. He has also played for the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Detroit Lions and the Bears.

Early yearsEdit

Dylan Gandy attended Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas, where he lettered in football and track & field. In football, he was a two-way lineman, a first-team All-District pick, a first team All-Central Texas pick, and also the team's long snapper.

College careerEdit

Gandy attended Texas Tech University. After redshirting as a true freshman, he started three games the following season. He finished his sophomore year as an All-Big 12 Academic first-teamer, and made the second team the following year as a junior. Although he played mostly guard and tackle his first three seasons, he switched to center his senior year, where he started 12 games. He was selected to the All-Big 12 honorable mention team by the coaches in the conference.

Professional careerEdit

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Gandy was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. He was released by the Colts on May 2, 2008.

Denver BroncosEdit

On May 16, 2008, Gandy signed with the Denver Broncos. He was released on September 9, 2008. The Broncos re-signed Gandy on September 25 after center Tom Nalen was placed on injured reserve. He was released again on October 7 when the team re-signed tight end Chad Mustard.

Oakland RaidersEdit

Gandy was signed by the Oakland Raiders on November 26, 2008 when wide receiver Javon Walker was placed on injured reserve. He was waived on December 4 to make room for practice squad wide receiver Johnathan Holland.

Detroit LionsEdit

Gandy signed with the Detroit Lions on April 6, 2009. He played with the team until 2013.

Chicago BearsEdit

The Chicago Bears signed Gandy to a one-year contract on July 25, 2014. The Bears released Gandy on August 23, 2014.[1]

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