Brandon Myers

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Brandon Myers
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No. 82 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-04) September 4, 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth: Prairie City, Iowa
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Monroe (IA) Prairie City-Monroe
College: Iowa
NFL draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 202
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Receptions: 192
Receiving yards: 1,895
Receiving touchdowns: 8
Player stats at NFL.com

Brandon Myers (born September 4, 1985) is an American football tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.

Myers has also played for the New York Giants.

College career[edit]

Myers played college football at Iowa[1] where he totaled 56 receptions for 665 yards and 9 touchdowns in four years. He was named first-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches as a senior, when he ranked third on the team in receptions (34) and yards (441), and tied for Hawkeyes lead with four touchdown receptions.

Professional career[edit]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

Myers was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 6th round with the 202nd overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. In a game against the Cleveland Browns,on December 2, 2012 Myers tied a Raiders franchise record by recording his 14th reception of the game. He caught for 130 yards and 1 touchdown in the game.

New York Giants[edit]

Myers was signed by the New York Giants on March 16, 2013. He was given a one-year deal worth $2.25 million with a $1.5 million signing bonus. He was released from the Giants after one season.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On March 11, 2014, Myers signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brandon Myers". University of Iowa Official Athletic Site. Retrieved December 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ Wilkening, Mike. "Buccaneers reach deal with Brandon Myers". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 

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