Brandon Joyce

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Brandon Joyce
No. 76
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-09-05)September 5, 1984
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Date of death: December 28, 2010(2010-12-28) (aged 26)
Place of death: St. Charles, Missouri
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
College: Illinois State
Undrafted: 2008
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards

Brandon Joyce (September 5, 1984 – December 28, 2010) was a gridiron football offensive tackle. He was the son of former NFL punter Terry Joyce.

Brandon Joyce was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Illinois State. Joyce had also been a member of the Toronto Argonauts, Las Vegas Locomotives and St. Louis Rams. Joyce was shot during a robbery on December 24, 2010 and died in St. Charles, Missouri, at age 26, after several days on a life support machine.[1]


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