Brandon McKinney

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Brandon McKinney
No. 68     Indianapolis Colts
Nose tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-08-24) August 24, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Dayton, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 345 lb (156 kg)
Career information
High school: Dayton (OH) Chaminade-Julienne
College: Michigan State
Undrafted in 2006
Debuted in 2006 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 60
Sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 1
Stats at

Brandon McKinney (born August 24, 1983) is an American football nose tackle for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Michigan State. He graduated from Chaminade-Julienne High School.

McKinney has also played for the Baltimore Ravens.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Brandon McKinney made his NFL debut for the San Diego Chargers in 2006. He was a quality backup nose tackle for two seasons there. McKinney was released by the Chargers on October 4, 2008 following the return of suspended linebacker Stephen Cooper.[1]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

McKinney was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on October 8, 2008 after nose tackle Kelly Gregg was placed on season-ending injured reserve. McKinney, then #68, recovered a fumble from Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

McKinney was re-signed by the Ravens on February 17, 2009, preventing him from becoming a restricted free agent in the offseason.

In December 2009, the Ravens placed McKinney (now back to #91, which he wore for the San Diego Chargers) on injured reserve due to a back injury after just two tackles in 2009. But in 2010, he bounced back with 10 tackles for the Baltimore Ravens.[2]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

McKinney signed with the Indianapolis Colts on April 4, 2012.[3] On August 6, 2013, McKinney was released with an injury settlement.[4] On June 19, 2014, McKinney was re-signed by the Colts.[5]


  1. ^ - Team » Roster » #91 Brandon McKinney | DT
  2. ^ Hensley, Jamison (December 20, 2009). "Bears arrive in Baltimore". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Report: Colts add DT McKinney
  4. ^ Florio, Mike (August 6, 2013). "Colts release Brandon McKinney from IR". Retrieved August 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ Indianapolis Colts sign NT Brandon McKinney

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