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Brandon Carr biography

Date of birth : 1986-05-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Flint, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs NFL, Super Bowl

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Brandon Carey Carr (born May 19, 1986 in Flint, Michigan) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Grand Valley State.

Brandon's Career:

Pro Athletic cornerback enters his third NFL campaign ... Has started 32 consecutive games at cornerback after joining the club as a fifth-round draft choice from Grand Valley State ... Continues to develop and should benefit from the tutelage of defensive backs coach Emmitt Thomas, who is Kansas City’s all-time interception leader ... Physical performer is an adept cover man who has also displayed plenty of toughness in run support ... Became the first Chiefs rookie corner to start all 16 games since CB Kevin Ross in ’84 ... Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team, joining DE Jared Allen (2004) as the only other Chiefs rookie to ever earn that distinction ... Was one of only five NFL rookies with four or more takeaways in 2008 ... In 32 starts has accumulated 137 tackles (127 solo), three interceptions for 98 yards, 25 passes defensed, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City (6/11/08) ... Entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (140th overall) of the Chiefs in the 2008 NFL Draft.

2009: Started 16 games at right CB ... Totaled 60 tackles (56 solo) with two for loss, an INT for 31 yards, 19 passes defensed, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... Was one of four Chiefs players to start all 16 games ... Produced four tackles and a pass defensed at Baltimore (9/13) ... Recorded four tackles and a career-high three passes defensed vs. the N.Y. Giants (10/4) ... Posted four tackles and one pass defensed vs. Dallas (10/11) ... Amassed four tackles vs. San Diego (10/25) ... Produced four tackles with one for loss and one pass defensed at Oakland (11/15) ... Tallied eight tackles vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Posted four tackles and two passes defensed vs. Denver (12/6) ... Contributed five tackles with one for loss, a pass defensed in addition to forcing and recovering a TE Shawn Nelson fumble vs. Buffalo (12/13) ... Totaled three tackles, intercepted a QB Brady Quinn pass and tied a career high with three passes defensed vs. Cleveland (12/20) ... Produced six tackles and tied a career high with three passes defensed at Denver (1/3/10).

2008: Started all 16 games, opening 14 contests at left cornerback and two games as a nickel cornerback ... Ranked fifth on the squad with 77 tackles (71 solo), including one for loss ... Also had two INTs for 67 yards, six passes defensed and two fumble recoveries ... Recovered a WR Randy Moss fumble and was one of six Chiefs rookies to start on Opening Day at New England (9/7) ... Produced a team-high eight tackles as a starter in place of an injured CB Patrick Surtain at Atlanta (9/21) ... Registered his first career interception off Jay Cutler and recovered a WR Eddie Royal fumble vs. Denver (9/28) ... Collected a career-high nine tackles (nine solo) at Carolina (10/5) ... Notched six tackles, a pass defensed and returned a Jeff Garcia interception for a career-long 35 yards vs. Tampa Bay (11/2) ... Accumulated six tackles and two passes defensed vs. New Orleans (11/16) ... Contributed six tackles vs. Buffalo (11/23).

College: Saw duty in 49 career games (42 starts) at Grand Valley State ... Posted 206 tackles (147 solo), 11 INTs for 78 yards with one TD, as well as two fumble recoveries with a TD ... Was part of a Grand Valley State squad that compiled a 50-4 record and won a pair of NCAA Division II titles during his tenure ... Started all 13 games at right cornerback as a senior in 2007 ... Garnered first-team All-America honors from The NFL Draft Report, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press … Earned All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference first-team accolades and was named the conference’s Defensive Back of the Year … Recorded 45 tackles (33 solo) … Had two INTs for 41 yards with one TD ... Deflected a team-high 13 passes ... Started all 15 games at right cornerback as a junior in 2006, earning first-team All-America and All-GLIAC accolades ... Registered 71 tackles (50 solo), a team-high six interceptions (26 yards) and 15 pass deflections ... Started all 13 games at right cornerback as a sophomore in 2005, earning all-conference honors ... Recorded 78 tackles (57 solo), three INTs with one TD and nine pass deflections ... Appeared in eight contests on special teams and saw duty on defense in five games as a true freshman in 2004 … Finished the season with 12 tackles (seven solo) and two pass deflections ... Majored in Communications at Grand Valley State.


• Attended Carman-Ainsworth High School in Flint, Michigan.
• Earned all-conference honors as a senior cornerback, posting 53 tackles with two INTs.
• Added 24 receptions for 431 yards with four TDs as a wide receiver.
• Also lettered in basketball.
• Full name: Brandon Carey Carr.
• Single, with a daughter Sidney (3).

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