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Brandon Lloyd biography

Date of birth : 1981-07-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kansas City
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-12
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Broncos, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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• An eighth-year wide receiver with 48 career starts who joined the Broncos in 2009 after playing for Chicago (2008), Washington (2006-07) and San Francisco (2003-05).
• Saw time in Denver’s final two games in 2009, including a start in its season finale vs. Kansas City (1/3/10) in which he totaled four catches for 95 yards (23.8 avg.).
• Owns seven career games with at least 75 receiving yards, including four 100-yard efforts.
• Registered at least 40 receptions, 500 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns in consecutive seasons from 2005-06 with San Francisco.
• Established personal bests in starts (15), receptions (48) and receiving yards (733) while posting five receiving touchdowns with the 49ers in 2005.
• Finished his career at the University of Illinois ranked second in school history in both receiving yards (2,583) and receiving touchdowns (21) while placing third in receptions (160).
• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on June 15, 2009.
• Selected by San Francisco in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Signed by San Francisco as a draft choice 7/25/03; Traded to Washington 3/13/06; Placed on injured reserve (shoulder) by Washington 11/15/07; Released by Washington 2/26/08; Signed by Chicago 3/7/08; Signed by Denver 6/15/09.

QUICKLY: Lloyd, who was signed by Denver on June 15, 2009 is in his eighth NFL season after spending his first six years with Chicago (2008), Washington (2006-07) and San Francisco (2003-05)… Currently tied for the NFL lead (DeSean Jackson, Phi.) among NFL receivers with six catches of 25-plus yards … Ranks second in the NFL with 454 receiving yards through Week 4 … Sixth among NFL receivers with 25 catches through Week 4.

2010: Lloyd registered his 5th career 100-yard receiving game at Jacksonville (9/12), including a game-long 41-yard reception from quarterback Kyle Orton. He made his fourth 25-plus yard reception of the season on a 25-yard pass from Orton in the second quarter of the home opener against Seattle (9/19). Against Indianapolis (9/26), Lloyd recorded a career-high 169 yards on six receptions that was his sixth career 100-yard single-game output. He made his fifth and sixth 25+yard receptions of the season, to push his average to 24.2 yards per catch, which ranks second (minimum 10 catches) in the NFL (DeSean Jackson, Phi.) through Week 3. The veteran wide receiver also caught his first touchdown pass since 12/22/08, when he caught a 48-yard scoring pass from Orton in the third quarter. He registered the Broncos' longest reception of the season through Week 3 on a 61-yard catch that set up Matt Prater's 34-yard field goal. At Tennessee (10/3), Lloyd set a career high with 11 catches and finished with 115 yards. He pulled in receptions on three consecutive plays in Denver's two-minute offense at the end of the first half that culminated in Prater's 36-yard field goal. The receiver registered his third 100-yard single-game total in 2010 that matches the most 100-yard games he's had in one season.

2009: Lloyd played in the Broncos’ final two games (1 start) and totaled eight receptions for 117 yards (14.6 avg.)... Inactive for Games 1-14... Totaled four catches for 95 yards (23.8 avg.) in a start during Denver’s season finale vs. K.C. (1/3).

2008: Lloyd played 11 games (5 starts) for Chicago and caught 26 passes for 364 yards (14.0 avg.) with two touchdowns... Returned a blocked punt nine yards for a touchdown at Car. (9/14)... Registered his fourth career 100-yard receiving game with 124 yards on six catches (20.7 avg.) with one touchdown vs. T.B. (9/21).

2007: Lloyd played eight games (1 start) for Washington before he was placed on injured reserve (shoulder) on Nov. 15... Finished the year with two catches for 14 yards (7.0 avg.).

2006: Lloyd, in his first year with the Redskins, totaled 23 catches for 365 yards (15.9 avg.) in 15 games (12 starts)... Placed 20th in the NFL with a career-best 15.9-yard receiving average... Started Washington’s first 12 games.

2005: Lloyd played all 16 games (15 starts) for San Francisco, leading the team in receptions (48), receiving yards (733), receiving average (15.3) and receiving touchdowns (5)... Posted three 100-yard receiving games, including a career-high 142 yards on four catches (35.5 avg.) with two touchdowns vs. Dal. (9/25)... Scored on a career-long 89-yard touchdown against the Cowboys.

2004: Lloyd placed third on San Francisco with 43 catches for 565 yards (13.1 avg.) with six touchdowns in 13 games (13 starts)... Led the 49ers with six receiving touchdowns... Registered at least four catches and 50 receiving yards in five consecutive games (Games 5-9)... Inactive for Games 3-4 with a hamstring injury and Game 16 with a foot injury.

2003: Selected by San Francisco in the fourth round (124th overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft, Lloyd appeared in all 16 games (1 start) for the 49ers and caught 14 passes for 212 yards (15.1 avg.) with two touchdowns... Led the team with a 15.1-yard receiving average... Blocked a punt in the season opener vs. Chi. (9/7)... Added a two-point conversion catch at Phi. (12/21)... Made his first pro start in the season finale vs. Sea. (12/27).

COLLEGE:

Lloyd was a three-year letterwinner at the University of Illinois, where he finished his career ranked second in school history in receiving yards (2,583) and receiving touchdowns (21) while placing third in school annals with 160 receptions... Joined David Williams (1984-85) as the only players in school history to gain more than 1,000 yards receiving in a single season twice in a career (2001-02)... Earned second-team All-Big Ten Conference honors as a junior in 2002 after hauling in 65 receptions (tied for 5th-most in a single season in school history) for 1,010 yards (5th) with nine touchdowns (3rd)... Named a consensus first-team All-Big Ten selection as a sophomore in 2001 when he caught 65 passes for 1,062 yards (4th most in school history) with 10 touchdown receptions that tied for the most in a single season in school history.

PERSONAL:

Lloyd was a three-time All-Suburban Big 8 Conference selection at Blue Springs High School in Blue Springs, Mo.... Named all-state by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch... Contributed as a cornerback, wide receiver, kicker and punter in high school... Earned three letters in football, four in track and one in basketball... Wants to pursue broadcasting and interned at Fox Sports Midwest during the summer of 2002... Majored in speech communications with an emphasis in journalism at Illinois... Brandon Matthew Lloyd was born on July 5, 1981, in Kansas City, Mo.

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