Andre Branch

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Andre Branch
No. 50 Miami Dolphins
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-07-14) July 14, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school: Richmond (VA) Varina
College: Clemson
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First team All-ACC (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 140
Sacks: 19.5
Forced fumbles: 7
Fumble recoveries: 3
Player stats at NFL.com

Orlandus Andre Branch (born July 14, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson. He was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft with the 38th overall pick.

College career[edit]

Branch attended Clemson University from 2007 to 2011. For his career he had 179 tackles and 17.5 sacks. As a senior in 2011, he was a first team All-ACC pick after recording 77 tackles and 10.5 sacks.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Branch was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft with the 38th overall pick. On May 29, 2012, he signed a 4-year, $5.1 million contract.[2]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Branch signed with the Miami Dolphins in on March 17, 2016.[3] In his first year in Miami, Branch started 11 of 16 games for the Dolphins, posting a career-high 49 tackles to go along with 5.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

On March 8, 2017, Branch signed a three-year contract extension with the Dolphins.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Virginia Tech and Clemson Dominate All-ACC Football Teams
  2. ^ "Jaguars sign Andre Branch". News4Jax.com. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Dolphins Sign Andre Branch". MiamiDolphins.com. March 16, 2016. 
  4. ^ Patra, Kevin (March 8, 2017). "Miami Dolphins to re-sign DE Andre Branch". NFL.com. 

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