Brad Sorensen

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Brad Sorensen
No. 4
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1988-03-13) March 13, 1988 (age 30)
Grand Terrace, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Colton (CA)
College: Southern Utah
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Bradley Wilson Sorensen (born March 13, 1988) is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Southern Utah.

College career[edit]

Sorensen redshirted at Brigham Young University, but transferred to Southern Utah to gain playing time. He started quarterback for the Thunderbirds from 2010 until 2012. He has the school's all-time marks in passing yards (9,445) and touchdown passes (61). He also became the school's first 3,000-yard passer in a season, which he did all three years he played at SUU.

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

The San Diego Chargers selected Sorensen in the seventh round (221st overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. He became Southern Utah's first player to be selected in the NFL Draft in school history. He was released on August 29, 2014.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Sorensen had a brief spell with the Tennessee Titans in September 2014, reuniting him with former Chargers Coach Ken Whisenhunt.[2]

Second stint with Chargers[edit]

Following his release in Tennessee, he was resigned to the Chargers practice squad in December 2014.[3] He was released again from the Chargers on October 1, 2015. San Diego re-signed Sorensen to their practice squad on October 24. On December 12, 2015, he was promoted to the active roster. On December 14, Sorensen was waived. On December 16th he was resigned by the Chargers. On December 17th, he was once again waived. He was later re-signed on December 18th to the practice squad. [4]

Minnesota Vikings[edit]

On August 20, 2016, Sorensen signed with the Minnesota Vikings.[5] He was released by the team on August 29, 2016.[6] After starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was injured during practice, the Vikings resigned Sorensen. On September 3, 2016, he was released again by the Vikings when the team traded for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Sorensen has four brothers named Trevan, Bryan, Cody, and Daniel. The youngest brother, Daniel Sorensen, played college football at BYU and currently plays safety for the Kansas City Chiefs.[8]


  1. ^ Gehlken, Michael (April 27, 2013). "Chargers close draft with QB Sorensen". U-T San Diego. Retrieved December 19, 2013.
  2. ^ "Titans add QB Brad Sorensen to practice squad". Associated Press. Sep 24, 2014. Retrieved December 17, 2014.
  3. ^ Gennaro, John (Dec 15, 2014). "San Diego Chargers place ILB Donald Butler on IR, sign QB Brad Sorensen". Retrieved December 17, 2014.
  4. ^ Levine, Ben, { "Minor NFL Transactions: 12/19/15"], "", December 19, 2015
  5. ^ "Vikings Sign Free Agent QB Release RB".
  6. ^ "JUST IN: Vikings make first wave of cuts".
  7. ^ "Vikings Announce Roster Moves, Set 53-Man Roster". September 3, 2016.
  8. ^ Terez, Paylor (August 27, 2014). "Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen owes his toughness, resiliency to competitive family". Retrieved April 9, 2018.

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