Cory Brandon

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Cory Brandon
No. 59 Calgary Stampeders
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-05) October 5, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Corsicana, Texas
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 324 lb (147 kg)
Career information
High school: Corsicana (TX)
College: Oklahoma
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 0
Games started: 0
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca

Cory Brandon (born October 5, 1987) is an American football offensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League (AFL). He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played College football at Oklahoma.

He has also been a member of the Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks and BC Lions.

Early years[edit]

He was a first team all-state after his senior season and also earned all-area and all-district honors after his junior season at Corsicana high school.[1]

College career[edit]

He played College football at Oklahoma. He played 13 games and started 7 of them his Junior season.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneeers[edit]

On July 27, 2011, He signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent.[2] On September 4, 2011, He was released.[3]

Chicago Bears[edit]

On June 18, 2012, Brandon signed with the Chicago Bears.[4] On August 31, 2012, He was released on the day of roster cuts.[5] On September 1, 2012, He was signed to the practice squad.[6] On September 10, He was released from the practice squad.[7] On October 17, 2012, he was re-signed to the practice squad.[8] On December 17, 2012, He was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad after the team placed defensive tackle Matt Toeaina on Injured Reserve.[9]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Brandon signed with the Arizona Cardinals on May 27, 2014.[10]

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

After the Cardinals waived him, the Seattle Seahawks claimed Brandon off waivers on August 4, 2014.[11] The Seahawks released Brandon on August 25, 2014.[12]

BC Lions[edit]

Brandon signed with the BC Lions on August 31, 2014.[13]

Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

Brandon was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League on October 2, 2014.

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Brandon signed with the Calgary Stampeders on March 18, 2015.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Oklahoma Sooners Profile". soonersports.com. 
  2. ^ "Names to Know: More Undrafted Rookies Come Aboard". buccaneers.com. Retrieved July 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Roster cutdown summary". profootballweekly.com. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Bears sign OT Brandon, CB Brown". espn.go.com. Retrieved June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Final Cuts Are Made as Bears Release 53-Man Roster". nbcchicago.com. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Bears sign eight to practice squad". espn.go.com. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Bears waive Quigley, sign OT Scott". espn.go.com. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Bears sign OT Brandon to practice squad". espn.go.com. Retrieved October 17, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Bears shelve Toeaina; elevate T Brandon". espn.go.com. Retrieved December 17, 2012. 
  10. ^ Arizona Cardinals sign Kevin Ozier, Jimmy Legree, Cory Brandon and Jalen Parmele
  11. ^ "Seahawks sign defensive tackle Andru Pulu, claim tackle Cory Brandon off waivers". Seahawks.com. August 4, 2014. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  12. ^ Seahawks part ways with eight players
  13. ^ "BC Lions Transactions". bclions.com. Retrieved September 30, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Cory Brandon". stampeders.com. Retrieved May 22, 2015. 

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