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|Date of birth:||December 8, 1975|
|Place of birth:||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|NFL draft:||1998 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150|
|Career NFL statistics|
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High school years
Bradford attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Louisiana, and was a four-year letterwinner in football, basketball, and track & field. In football, he won All-State honors at defensive back as a senior, and was the starting quarterback for two years. In basketball, he won All-District honors, and in track & field, he won the state long jump title as a junior.
Junior college years
Jackson State University
Bradford attended Jackson State University, and played football his senior year. He was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference "Newcomer of the Year", and was a first team All-SWAC selection. He finished his impressive season with 48 receptions for 937 yards (19.5 yards per rec. avg.)
Bradford was drafted in the 5th round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers. He played in Green Bay for four years before going to the Houston Texans in the expansion draft. On March 15, 2006, Bradford signed a four-year contract with the Detroit Lions, which included a $2 million signing bonus; he was released on September 27, 2006 and re-signed with the team on November 16, 2006. On July 26, 2007 he signed with the Redskins and released on September 1, 2007. Bradford scored 25 receiving touchdowns in his career.