Brandon Renkart

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Brandon Renkart
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Renkart at the New York Jets 2009 training camp
Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-12-29) December 29, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Piscataway, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Rutgers
Undrafted in 2008
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Tackles --
Sacks --
Forced fumbles --
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Renkart (born December 29, 1984 in Piscataway, New Jersey) is an American football linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Rutgers.

Renkart has also been a member of the Arizona Cardinals and Indianapolis Colts.

Early years[edit]

Renkart played at Piscataway Township High School in his hometown, where he quarterbacked the football team to a 12-0 record and the Group IV State title as a senior.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Renkart was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent after the 2008 NFL Draft. He spent most of the 2008 season on their Practice Squad before being cut during final roster cuts before the 2009 season.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

After being released by the Jets, Renkart signed for the Arizona Cardinals. He spent most of the 2009 season on their Practice Squad before being signed off the Cardinals' Practice Squad by the Indianapolis Colts.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Renkart signed with the Indianapolis Colts on 30 December 2009; he was waived on 17 June 2010 to make room for kicker Garrett Lindholm, whom they signed off waivers from the Atlanta Falcons.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Renkart on the August 12, 2010, after linebacker Andre Frazier was placed on injured reserve.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brandon Renkart profile, NFL. Accessed October 4, 2008.
  2. ^ Brandon Renkart Signs for Pittsburgh Steelers. Accessed August 12, 2010.

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