Gandy, while playing for the Lions.
|No. -- Free agent|
|Position:||Center / Guard|
|Date of birth:||March 8, 1982|
|Place of birth:||Harlingen, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Pflugerville (TX)|
|NFL draft:||2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 129|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
|Stats at NFL.com|
Dylan Colter Gandy (born March 8, 1982) is an American football center who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas Tech.
Dylan Gandy attended Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas, where he lettered in football and track & field. In football, he was a two-way lineman, a first-team All-District pick, a first team All-Central Texas pick, and also the team's long snapper.
Gandy attended Texas Tech University. After redshirting as a true freshman, he started three games the following season. He finished his sophomore year as an All-Big 12 Academic first-teamer, and made the second team the following year as a junior. Although he played mostly guard and tackle his first three seasons, he switched to center his senior year, where he started 12 games. He was selected to the All-Big 12 honorable mention team by the coaches in the conference.
On May 16, 2008, Gandy signed with the Denver Broncos. He was released on September 9, 2008. The Broncos re-signed Gandy on September 25 after center Tom Nalen was placed on injured reserve. He was released again on October 7 when the team re-signed tight end Chad Mustard.
Gandy was signed by the Oakland Raiders on November 26, 2008 when wide receiver Javon Walker was placed on injured reserve. He was waived on December 4 to make room for practice squad wide receiver Johnathan Holland.
Gandy signed with the Detroit Lions on April 6, 2009. He played with the team until 2013.