Brad Cottam

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Brad Cottam
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Brad Cottam (#87) on the sidelines
No. 87
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-11-28) November 28, 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth: Germantown, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight: 269 lb (122 kg)
Career information
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 76
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 3x Academic All-SEC selection
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 9
Receiving yards: 120
Player stats at

Bradley Joseph "Brad" Cottam (born in November 1984) is a former American football tight end who played for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League.

Early years / Personal[edit]

He played high school football at Evangelical Christian School in Cordova, Tennessee.

His younger brother Jeff Cottam also went to Tennessee and was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

Brad married the former Lauren Hawks of Overland Park, KS on July 9, 2011.


Cottam played college football at Tennessee. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the third round, 76th overall, of the 2008 NFL Draft.[1] After three injury-filled seasons with the Chiefs, he was released on July 29, 2011. For his NFL career (2008-09), Cottam caught 16 passes for 183 yard (an 11.4 yards-per-catch average) and no touchdowns.


  1. ^ "Chiefs get depth in draft". Lawrence Journal-World. 28 April 2008. p. 2B. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

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