Brandon Flowers (American football)


Brandon Flowers (American football)

"For the lead singer of The Killers, see Brandon Flowers."Infobox NFLactive
name=Brandon Flowers



caption=Brandon Flowers during his tenure at Virginia Tech.
currentteam=Kansas City Chiefs
currentnumber=24
currentposition=Cornerback
|birthdate=birth date and age|1986|2|18
birthplace=Delray Beach, Florida
heightft=5
heightin=10
weight=200
debutyear=2008
debutteam=Kansas City Chiefs
college=Virginia Tech
draftyear=2008
draftround=2
draftpick=35
pastteams=
* Kansas City Chiefs (2008-present)
status=Active
highlights=
* No notable achievements
statweek=4
statseason=2008
statlabel1=Tackles
statvalue1=19
statlabel2=Sacks
statvalue2=0.0
statlabel3=INTs
statvalue3=0
nfl=FLO296357

Brandon Lavar Flowers (born February 18, 1986 in Delray Beach, Florida) is an American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs.

High school career

Flowers played high school football while attending Atlantic Community High School, where he earned first-team all-area and all-conference honors. He then attended Hargrave Military Academy for prep school in 2003.

College career

Flowers played college football at Virginia Tech. While a Hokie, he was named an All-American his sophomore and junior years. He also led the Atlantic Coast Conference in passes broken up (18) and passes defended (21). After his junior season, Flowers decided to enter the 2008 NFL Draft. [cite web|url=http://msn.foxsports.com/cfb/story/7647258|title=Virginia Tech's Flowers declaring for NFL draft|author=Associated Press|date=2008-01-07|accessdate=2008-01-08]

NFL career

Flowers was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round (35th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. Signed his pro contract for four years on July 23, 2008. [http://www.kansascity.com/385/story/717333.html] In the 2008 season, Flowers will play opposite Patrick Surtain, his cousin. [ [http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=nfl&id=3512296 ESPN - Flowers flanking `cousin' in Chiefs secondary - NFL ] ]

References

External links

* [http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/2007/flowers.html Virginia Tech bio]
* [http://warroomreport.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=147&Itemid=51 Brandon Flowers 2008 NFL Draft Scouting Report]
* [http://www.kcchiefs.com/player/brandon_flowers/ Kansas City Chiefs bio]


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