Brandon Underwood, pre-season training camp, August, 2011
|No. 12 Toronto Argonauts|
|Date of birth:||June 24, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||197 lb (89 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 187|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Brandon Dante Underwood (born June 24, 1986) is an American football safety with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. 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.
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.
Green Bay Packers
Underwood was selected in the sixth round (187th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Packers.
He was released on September 3, 2011.
On February 16, 2012, he signed with the Oakland Raiders. He was released by the Raiders on September 7, 2012.
On December 31, 2012, Underwood signed with the Dallas Cowboys. He was released by the Cowboys on August 27, 2013.
On May 30, 2015, Underwood re-signed with the Toronto Argonauts.
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- "Brandon Underwood among early Packer cuts". ProFootballTalk.com.
- "2014 TRANSACTIONS". argonauts.ca. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- "Transactions". cfl.ca. Retrieved November 1, 2014.