Dylan Gandy

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Dylan Gandy
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Gandy, while playing for the Lions.
No. 65     Detroit Lions
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
Roster status: Active
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 in Harlingen, Texas) is an American football center for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. 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 and Oakland Raiders.

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.

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