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Brandon Myers biography

Date of birth : 1985-09-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Prairie City, Iowa
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-12
Credited as : Foot, tight end for the Oakland raiders, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Brandon Myers is an American football tight end for the Oakland Raiders. He was drafted by the Raiders in the 6th round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Iowa.


Four-year letterwinner at Iowa…Totaled 56 receptions for 665 yards and nine touchdowns…Averaged 11.9 yards per catch...Named first team All-Big Ten by conference coaches as a senior…Third on the team in receptions (34) and yards (441) and tied for team lead with four touchdown receptions...Led team with four receptions for 47 yards vs. Maine, with a long of 17 yards and a touchdown…Had three receptions for career-best 60 yards vs. FIU, including a career-long 23-yard touchdown catch…Also had career-best 28-yard reception...Had four receptions for 42 yards against Penn State with a long of 18 …Started at tight end at Minnesota and helped Iowa amass 483 yards of total offense…Had four receptions for 46 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown reception…Led Iowa receivers with four catches for 49 yards vs. South Carolina in the Outback Bowl…Had 21 receptions for 208 yards and a career-high five touchdowns as a junior…Had three receptions for 44 yards against Indiana, including a 10-yard touchdown catch…Started at tight end in a win over 18th-ranked Illinois, helping offense rush for 141 yards and gain 323 yards total offense…Contributed three receptions for 38 yards against the Illini, including a 20-yard scoring reception in the third quarter for the only touchdown in a 10-6 win…Collected two receptions for 28 yards and one touchdown vs. Minnesota…Grabbed a deflected pass for 8-yard scoring catch to give Iowa a 7-0 first quarter lead and added a 20-yard reception in the second half…Had career bests in receptions (six) and yards (59) vs. Western Michigan, including a three-yard touchdown reception…Saw action in three games as a sophomore…Contributed three special teams tackles…Had one reception for 16 yards as a freshman…First catch came in a win over Ball State…Collected six special teams tackles …Saw action in Outback Bowl against Florida, returning a kickoff for six yards and assisting on a special teams tackle…Health and Sport Studies major.

Class 2A first team all-state selection by the Des Moines Register at Prairie City-Monroe (Prairie City, Ia.) High School...Also a first team all-conference and all-state player as a junior…Ended prep career holding nine Prairie City-Monroe records, including receptions in a season (33) and career (82); touchdowns in a game (five), season (19) and career (29); points in a game (30), season (116) and career (186) and rushing touchdowns in a game (five)…Recorded 992 career rushing yards and 1,237 career receiving yards…Averaged 10.6 yards per carry as a senior while rushing for 932 yards and 15 touchdowns…Member of prep basketball team that posted a 27-0 season record during his senior year, winning Class 2A state championship…Named to Class 2A all-state first team by the Des Moines Register…Helped team advance to state basketball tournament in four consecutive seasons.

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