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Brandon Flowers biography

Date of birth : 1986-02-18
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Delray Beach, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Draft

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Brandon Flowers (born February 18, 1986 in Delray Beach, Florida) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the second round (35th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Pro Career: Third-year cornerback seeking to continue his improvement in 2010 ... Has started 28 games in his young pro career, opening the final 15 contests at left cornerback in 2009 ... Former second-round draft choice continues to hone his skills covering some of the league’s best receivers ... Led the squad with five INTs a year ago, and also possesses solid tackling skills ... Registered his first two pro interceptions off QB Brett Favre at the N.Y. Jets (10/26/08), including a 91-yard TD, the fifth-longest INT return in franchise history ... Has seen action in 29 contests (28 starts), recording 143 tackles (123 solo) with seven for loss ... Owns seven interceptions for 156 yards with one TD ... Also has registered 38 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.

Transactions: Signed with Kansas City (7/23/08) ... Originally entered the NFL with the Chiefs as a second-round pick (35th overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft.

2009: Started 15 games at left CB and was inactive for one contest ... Tallied 65 tackles (58 solo) with four for loss, a career-high five interceptions for 38 yards and a team-high 28 passes defensed ... Added two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... His five interceptions tied for fifth in the AFC ... Was inactive with a shoulder injury at Baltimore (9/13) before returning to the starting lineup vs. Oakland (9/20) ... Tallied seven tackles and one pass defensed at Philadelphia (9/27) ... Recorded five tackles, three passes defensed and intercepted a QB Eli Manning pass vs. the N.Y. Giants (10/4) ... Returned a QB Jason Campbell interception for 33 yards at Washington (10/18) ... Registered five tackles and a pass defensed at Jacksonville (11/8) ... Posted five tackles and three passes defensed at Oakland (11/15) ... Contributed six tackles in addition to forcing and recovering a WR Mike Wallace fumble vs. Pittsburgh (11/22) ... Produced five tackles with one for loss and two passes defensed at San Diego (11/29). Also forced a RB LaDainian Tomlinson fumble at the goal line that he recovered ... Totaled five tackles and a pass defensed vs. Denver (12/6) ... Contributed six tackles, two passes defensed and intercepted a QB Ryan Fitzpatrick pass in the end zone vs. Buffalo (12/13) ... Picked off Brady Quinn vs. Cleveland (12/20) ... Recorded five tackles and two passes defensed at Cincinnati (12/27) ... Tallied four tackles, a career-high five passes defensed and intercepted a Kyle Orton pass in the end zone at Denver (1/3/10).

2008: Played in 14 games with 13 starts at right CB ... Was inactive for two contests ... Ranked fourth on the squad with 78 tackles (65 solo), including three for loss ... Also had two INTs for 118 yards with a 91-yard TD ... Tied for the team lead with 10 passes defensed, while adding one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries ... Named All-Rookie by Pro Football Weekly ... Was one of four rookies in the NFL to record two or more INTs in a single game ... Joined teammate CB Brandon Carr, Washington S Chris Horton, Arizona CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Tampa Bay CB Aqib Talib as the only five rookies with four or more takeaways ... Made his first NFL start at New England (9/7), collecting six tackles ... Posted seven tackles, two passes defensed and returned a WR Brandon Marshall fumble 32 yards vs. Denver (9/28) ... Registered his first two INTs off QB Brett Favre at the N.Y. Jets (10/26). Tallied 118 return yards, including a 91-yard TD, the fifth-longest in Chiefs history and the longest since CB Kevin Ross had a 99-yard INT return at San Diego (9/6/92). His 118 INT yards were the second-highest single-game total in team history. It was the first two-INT performance by a member of the Chiefs since S Jarrad Page did it at Oakland (12/23/06) ... Recorded five tackles before leaving the game in the third quarter with an injury vs. Tampa Bay (11/2) ... Was inactive at San Diego (11/9) and vs. New Orleans (11/16) ... Returned to the starting lineup vs. Buffalo (11/23) ... Recovered a RB Justin Fargas fumble at Oakland (11/30) ... Totaled nine tackles at Denver (12/7) ... Amassed a career-high 10 solo tackles and forced a WR Vincent Jackson fumble vs. San Diego (12/14).

College: Saw action in 41 contests at Virginia Tech (28 starts) ... Tallied 158 tackles (99 solo) including 17.0 stops for a loss ... Intercepted 10 passes for 172 yards with two TDs ... Recorded 3.5 sacks (-28.0 yards), 32 passes defensed, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble ... Started 14 games as a junior in 2007, recording 86 tackles (56 solo) and five INTs with a TD ... Totaled 51 tackles (29 solo), with 3.5 sacks (-28.0 yards), with three INTs and 18 passes defensed as a sophomore in 2006 ... Was named first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association while earning first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors ... Saw action in 13 contests (one start) as a redshirt freshman in 2005 ... Posted 20 tackles (13 solo) with four passes defensed and an INT ... Named first-team All-ACC and third-team All-America by the AP ... Competed in one game, notching a tackle and an interception return TD before being granted a medical redshirt in 2004 ... Entered the draft with a year of eligibility remaining ... Majored in Sociology at Virginia Tech.


• A prep standout at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach, Florida where he led the team to a Class 5A regional title as a senior.
• Intercepted five passes and notched 3.0 sacks, to earn first-team all-area and all-conference honors as a senior.
• Spent one season at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Virginia notching three interceptions.
• Full name: Brandon Lavar Flowers.

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