Bradley Fletcher

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Bradley Fletcher
Bradley Fletcher.JPG
Fletcher in the 2013 NFL season.
No. 24     Philadelphia Eagles
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-06-25) June 25, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio[1]
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Youngstown (OH) Liberty
College: Iowa
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 3 / Pick: 66
Debuted in 2009 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Tackles 169
Sacks 1.0
Interceptions 5
Pass Deflections 28
Forced fumbles 1
Stats at NFL.com

Bradley Fletcher (born June 25, 1986[2]) is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.

Early years[edit]

At Liberty High School, in Youngstown, Ohio, Fletcher was First-team All-Conference, All-District, and All-State as a senior. when he had 74 tackles, 43 solo tackles, two interceptions and six pass break-ups on defense and on offense, as a running back, rushed 143 times for 815 yards 12 touchdowns as a senior. As a junior he was named First-team All-Conference and honorable mention All-State. He recorded 207 tackles, 81 solo tackles, 13 pass break-ups and four interceptions in prep career along with had 17 receptions for 314 yards. Fletcher was also an All-State basketball player.

College career[edit]

As a senior at Iowa in 2008 Fletcher recorded 60 tackles, including 42 solo stops and 18 assists and led team with 10 pass break-ups while intercepting three passes. Fletcher redshirted as a freshman in 2004 and saw action as a backup in 2005, recording one tackle in the ten games he played. He was again a backup in 2006 playing in 13 games with 4 starts, recording 38 tackles (24 solo) and a forced fumble. As a junior in 2007 he played the same role as 2006, a backup cornerback. In 2007 he played in 11 games, starting four, recording 52 tackles (30 solo) and intercepted two passes, forced a fumble and recovered one as well while breaking up three passes.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measureables[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0⅜ in 197 lb 4.44 s 1.53 s 2.59 s 4.22 s 7.04 s 40 in 10 ft 7 in 20 reps 13
40 (and splits), vertical, and broad jump from Iowa Pro Day. All others from NFL Combine.[3]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Fletcher was drafted by the Rams in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft.[4][5]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Fletcher signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on March 12, 2013.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bradley Fletcher, CB for the St. Louis Rams". Player profile at NFL.com. National Football League. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Player Bio: Bradley Fletcher". Hawkeye Sports. CBSSports.com College Network. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bradley Fletcher, Iowa, CB: 2009 NFL Draft". NFL Draft Scout. The Sports Xchange. 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ "NFL Draft 2009 – Bradley Fletcher". NFL Draft Scout. The Sports Xchange. 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bradley Fletcher, Iowa, NFL Draft". NFL Draft Scout. The Sports Xchange. 2009. Retrieved January 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ Garrison, Jason (March 12, 2013) Bradley Fletcher signed by Eagles, according to report. sbnation.com.