Brandon Marshall life and biography

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Brandon Marshall biography

Date of birth : 1984-03-23
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-20
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Brandon Marshall wasted little time putting down roots in the South Florida community as he hosted a free youth football clinic on June 26, 2010, at the Dolphins' training facility. More than 350 children between ages 6 and 14 attended his non-contact clinic. “The thing for me is to give back the love that I’ve been getting,” Brandon said. “The past few years, it's been up and down for me. And to be received as much as I have in the community, it's important to build my structure in the community. I don’t want to be all over the place doing appearances. I want to be all over the place giving back.”

Signed by Denver as a draft choice 7/26/06. Traded to Miami for undisclosed draft choices on 4/14/10.

2010 - Leads the Dolphins in receptions and reception yardage with 27 catches for 340 yards and one touchdown ... Ranks tied for fourth in the AFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in receptions and is seventh in the AFC and eighth in the NFL in reception yardage ... Has led the Dolphins in receptions three times this season and in reception yardage three times ... Has started all four games this year ... For the preseason finished tied for third on the team in receptions and led the Dolphins in receiving yardage with eight catches for 122 yards.

2009 - Marshall, who was selected to his second consecutive Pro Bowl in 2009, played in 15 games (13 starts) and tied for third in the NFL with 101 receptions, becoming just the fifth player in league history to post three consecutive 100-catch seasons ... Broke the NFL record for catches in a single game when he made 21 catches at Ind. (12/13) ... Made a 51-yard game-winning touchdown reception vs. Dal. (10/4) with 1:46 remaining ... Made five catches for 134 yards (26.8 avg.), including two first-half touchdowns at Was. (11/15) ... Set an NFL record with 21 receptions for a career-high 200 yards and two touchdowns at Ind. (12/13), topping 1,000 receiving yards for the third consecutive season in the process ... Caught eight passes for 39 yards at Phi. (12/27) to reach 100 catches for the third consecutive season.

2008 - Marshall played 15 games (15 starts) for Denver, finishing third in the NFL with 104 receptions and seventh in the league with 1,265 receiving yards along with six touchdowns to earn his first trip to the Pro Bowl (starter) ... Became just the second Bronco with consecutive 100-catch seasons, joining Rod Smith (2000-01), with his 104 grabs marking the second most by a Denver player in a season in club history ... 1,265 receiving yards ranked fifth for a year in Broncos annals ... Tied for the second-most receptions in a game in NFL history with a franchise-record 18 grabs for 166 yards (9.2 avg.) with one touchdown vs. S.D. (9/14) ... Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his effort against the Chargers ... Set an NFL record for catches (55) in a five-game period dating back to 2007 through the San Diego game ... Posted the second-most catches in league history through a player’s first two games of a season with 24 ... Had three 100-yard receiving games ... Tied for second in the NFL with three 10-catch games.

2007 - Marshall started all 16 games and led Denver with 102 receptions, 1,325 receiving yards (13.0 avg.) and seven receiving touchdowns ... 102 receptions marked the third most by a second-year player in NFL history and ranked second in Broncos history as well as fifth in the NFL for the year ... 1,325 receiving yards ranked third in Broncos history and sixth in the league for the year ... Led the NFL in receiving yards after contact (319/24.1% of his total) according to Stats Inc. ... Recorded four 100-yard receiving games and totaled three outings with at least 10 catches ... Led the NFL with 43 receptions in December (five games) that went for 478 yards with three touchdowns ... Became the first Bronco in team history to post consecutive 10-catch games (Games 13-14) ... Added five rushes for 57 yards (11.4 avg.).

2006 - Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft, Marshall played 15 games (1 start) as a rookie and totaled 20 catches for 309 yards (15.5 avg.) with two touchdowns ... Rushed twice for 12 yards and contributed six special-teams stops ... Posted 18 catches for 287 yards (15.5 avg.) with one touchdown in the Broncos’ final seven games, including at least one catch in each of those contests ... Declared inactive for the season opener after tearing the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the Broncos’ first preseason game at Detroit (8/11) ... Scored on a 71-yard catch-and-run grab from Jay Cutler on Sunday Night Football vs. Seattle (12/3) that marked the second-longest passing play in Broncos history ... 71-yard reception against the Seahawks was the fourth-longest reception by a rookie in team history.

Marshall started 21 career games at wide receiver for the University of Central Florida and added seven starts at safety for the school during his junior year ... Played 44 career games at UCF, posting 112 receptions for 1,674 yards (14.9 avg.) with 13 touchdowns ... Recorded 52 tackles (31 solo), one interception, 0.5 sacks, two pass breakups and one forced fumble defensively ... Led Central Florida with career highs in receptions (74), receiving yards (1,195) and receiving touchdowns (11) in 13 games (12 starts) as a senior to earn second-team All-Conference USA honors ... Ranked second in UCF annals for a season in receiving yards (1,195) while tying for sixth in touchdown catches (11) and tying for eighth in receptions (74) that year.


Married (Michi) ... Prepped at Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Fla, where he was chosen as an All-State selection and was named the Seminole County Utility Player of the Year ... Accounted for 1,506 yards of total offense as a senior, gaining 1,056 yards through the air and 450 on the ground ... Threw 11 touchdowns and also scored four defensively (two interception returns and two fumble returns) ... Named MVP of the all-Central Florida game ... Lettered in basketball and track three times ... Won the Class 3A state triple-jump championship with a jump of 48-feet, six-and-three-quarter inches as a senior ... Had another 48-foot jump to win the triple jump at the Golden South track and field event ... An active member of the Kappa Psi fraternity and the group’s charity work ... Working on a project to restore Larimer Park in Pittsburgh, where he resides ... Restores vintage automobiles ... Shopped with a family in need selected by the Cooperative Feeding Program ... Full name is Brandon Marshall, born on March 23, 1984, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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