Branndon Braxton

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Branndon Braxton
No. 76     Las Vegas Locomotives
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-12-10) December 10, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 304 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2009 for the Las Vegas Locomotives
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Games played --
Games started --
Fumble recoveries --
Stats at NFL.com

Branndon Braxton (born December 10, 1985) is an American football offensive tackle for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League. He was signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Early years[edit]

Braxton attended Ursuline High School in Youngstown, Ohio. A three-year letterman and two-year starter, Braxton was named a PrepStar All-American, first team all-state, All-Northeastern Ohio and All-Steel Valley his junior and senior seasons. He was rated 53rd in the nation by rivals.com and 6th offensive lineman by PrepStar.

Also lettered in basketball, shot put, and discus. He led his basketball conference in scoring his senior year.

College career[edit]

Braxton saw backup action in 2005 as a freshman, but started started seven games at right tackle before a leg injury ended his season. He then started seven games for the Sooners the next season before starting every game in 2008 as a senior. Though he didn't earn the recognition of Phil Loadholt or Duke Robinson, he played a pivotal part in leading the Sooners to the BCS National Championship game. Was a extremely dominate post player in rec basketball games. Braxton had double doubles in every game.

Professional career[edit]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Braxton signed an undrafted rookie contract with the Cleveland Browns shortly after the 2009 NFL Draft. He is one of four rookie Oklahoma Sooner offensive linemen who joined the NFL this season. He was waived on August 20. The Browns re-signed Braxton on September 1. He was cut on September 5.

UFL[edit]

Braxton spent the 2009 season as a reserve offensive tackle in 2009 for the United Football League's Las Vegas franchise. He moved into the starting lineup in 2010 at left tackle. Following the 2010 UFL season, Braxton was signed to the Browns' practice squad. He was later resigned to a reserve/future's contract for training camp 2011, but was let go in the club's final preseason cuts. He returned to the UFL's Las Vegas franchise in 2011, starting at right tackle.

Personal[edit]

Braxton is the son of Eric Braxton and Tonya Harris. He majored in sociology at the University of Oklahoma. He is cousins with former NBA player Samaki Walker.

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