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Brandon Powell (born September 12, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida.

Brandon Powell
No. 15 – Atlanta Falcons
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1996-09-12) September 12, 1996 (age 23)
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:189 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Deerfield Beach (FL)
College:Florida
Undrafted:2018
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receptions:11
Receiving yards:129
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

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College careerEdit

Brandon Powell entered the Florida football program out of Deerfield Beach High School as a 4 star recruit and was ranked 267th overall in the ESPN 300 and was also the 34th ranked athlete in the 2014 recruiting class. Brandon began his collegiate career as a running back at Florida. He later switched to wide receiver his sophomore year. During his freshman season, he caught 15 passes for 147 yards with a touchdown. As a sophomore, Powell caught 29 passes for 390 yards and 3 touchdowns, including a career long 77 yard score against Ole Miss. As a junior, he had 45 receptions for 387 yards and 2 touchdowns. During his senior year, Powell had a team high 42 receptions for 406 yards and 3 touchdowns.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Detroit LionsEdit

Powell signed for the Detroit Lions as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018.[2] On December 30, Powell started in place of Kenny Golladay and caught six passes for 103 yards against the Green Bay Packers.[3]

On August 31, 2019, Powell was waived by the Lions.[4]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On September 2, 2019, Powell was signed to the Atlanta Falcons practice squad.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brandon Powell Stats". ESPN. April 28, 2018. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Lions sign five 2018 NFL Draft picks and 16 undrafted rookie free agents". DetroitLions.com. May 11, 2018.
  3. ^ Birkett, Dave (December 31, 2018). "Detroit Lions stock watch: Powell, Zenner close 2018 on good note". Detroit Free Press.
  4. ^ "Detroit Lions establish 53-man roster". DetroitLions.com. August 31, 2019.
  5. ^ McFadden, Will (September 2, 2019). "Falcons add two practice squad players and fullback, Ricky Ortiz waived". Atlantafalcons.com.