Dylan Gandy

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Dylan Gandy
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Gandy, while playing for the Lions.
No. --     Free agent
Center / Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-03-08) March 8, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Harlingen, Texas
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Pflugerville (TX)
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 129
Debuted in 2005 for the Indianapolis Colts
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Games played 105
Games started 19
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Dylan Colter Gandy (born March 8, 1982) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech.

Gandy earned a Super Bowl ring with the Colts in Super Bowl XLI. He has also played for the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears.

Early years[edit]

Dylan Gandy attended Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas, where he lettered in football and track & field. In football, he was a two-way lineman, a first-team All-District pick, a first team All-Central Texas pick, and also the team's long snapper.

College career[edit]

Gandy attended Texas Tech University. After redshirting as a true freshman, he started three games the following season. He finished his sophomore year as an All-Big 12 Academic first-teamer, and made the second team the following year as a junior. Although he played mostly guard and tackle his first three seasons, he switched to center his senior year, where he started 12 games. He was selected to the All-Big 12 honorable mention team by the coaches in the conference.

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Gandy was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft. He was released by the Colts on May 2, 2008.

Denver Broncos[edit]

On May 16, 2008, Gandy signed with the Denver Broncos. He was released on September 9, 2008. The Broncos re-signed Gandy on September 25 after center Tom Nalen was placed on injured reserve. He was released again on October 7 when the team re-signed tight end Chad Mustard.

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Gandy was signed by the Oakland Raiders on November 26, 2008 when wide receiver Javon Walker was placed on injured reserve. He was waived on December 4 to make room for practice squad wide receiver Johnathan Holland.

Detroit Lions[edit]

Gandy signed with the Detroit Lions on April 6, 2009. He played with the team until 2013.

Chicago Bears[edit]

The Chicago Bears signed Gandy to a one year contract on July 25, 2014. The Bears released Gandy on August 23, 2014.[1]

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