Bryan Allan Braman (born May 4, 1987) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football for West Texas A&M University after transferring from Long Beach City College. Braman played one season at the University of Idaho out of high school before LBCC.

Bryan Braman
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Braman with the Houston Texans in 2012
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1987-05-04) May 4, 1987 (age 32)
Spokane, Washington
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:241 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Shadle Park
(Spokane, Washington)
College:West Texas A&M
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:53
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:2
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Professional careerEdit

Houston TexansEdit

Braman became a fan favorite on the Texans' special teams unit during the 2011 season. In the season finale against the Tennessee Titans, he tackled punt returner Marc Mariani head-to-head without a helmet on.[1] In 2012, he was a Pro Bowl alternate.[2]

He has also blocked multiple punts on special teams, including one for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts.

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On March 12, 2014, Braman signed a two-year, $3.15 million contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.[3]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On August 23, 2017, Braman signed with the New Orleans Saints.[4] He was placed on injured reserve on September 2, 2017.[5] He was released on September 9, 2017.

Philadelphia Eagles (second stint)Edit

On December 12, 2017, Braman was signed by the Eagles.[6] The Eagles reached Super Bowl LII where they defeated the New England Patriots 41–33 with Braman recording one tackle.[7]


  1. ^ Texans' Bryan Braman makes helmet-to-helmet hit... without a helmet
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 29, 2018. Retrieved January 28, 2018.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Wilkening, Mike (March 12, 2014). "Eagles, outside linebacker Bryan Braman agree to two-year deal". Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "New Orleans Saints Announce Roster Moves". August 24, 2017. Archived from the original on August 25, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "New Orleans Saints make 37 roster moves". September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on October 7, 2017.
  6. ^ McPherson, Chris (December 12, 2017). "Eagles Bring Back Bryan Braman After Placing Carson Wentz On Injured Reserve". Archived from the original on January 15, 2018. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  7. ^ "Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 25, 2019.

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