Brandon Underwood

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Brandon Underwood
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Underwood in 2011
Free agent
Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1986-06-24) June 24, 1986 (age 31)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Cincinnati
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Brandon Dante Underwood (born June 24, 1986) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft and would later be a part of their Super Bowl XLV championship team over the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Cincinnati.

College career[edit]

After going to Hamilton High School, Underwood spent his first two years at Ohio State, where he was redshirted as a freshman in 2005. He played in the season opener against Miami, recording three tackles before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. After his sophomore season, Underwood transferred to Cincinnati, where he earned first-team All-Big East honors in his senior season, recording 4 interceptions including one of Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Underwood was selected in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Packers.

He was released on September 3, 2011.[2]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On February 16, 2012, he signed with the Oakland Raiders.[3] He was released by the Raiders on September 7, 2012 after landing on injured reserve.[4]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On December 31, 2012, Underwood signed with the Dallas Cowboys.[5] He was released by the Cowboys on August 27, 2013.[6]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On January 9, 2014, Underwood signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.[7] He was released by the Argonauts on August 31, 2014.[8] On May 30, 2015, Underwood re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts. He was a free agent after the 2015 season.[9]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

Underwood was signed to the Calgary Stampeders practice roster on October 10, 2014.[10]


  1. ^ "Green Bay Packers: Brandon Underwood". 
  2. ^ "Brandon Underwood among early Packer cuts". 
  3. ^ "Raiders sign Brandon Underwood -". Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Brandon Underwood, CB, Free Agent". Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  5. ^ "Brandon Underwood | Lakota Tomahawks". Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  6. ^ "Dallas Cowboys release nine players". Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
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  8. ^ "2014 TRANSACTIONS". Archived from the original on August 2, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014. 
  9. ^ "2016 Free Agent Tracker". 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2017-01-30. 
  10. ^ "Transactions". Archived from the original on December 26, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 

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