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Brandon Flowers

Brandon Flowers during his tenure at Virginia Tech.
No. 24     Kansas City Chiefs
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: February 18, 1986 (1986-02-18) (age 23)
Place of birth: Delray Beach, Florida
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35
Debuted in 2008 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2009
Tackles     122
Sacks     0.0
Interceptions     5
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Lavar Flowers (born February 18, 1986 in Delray Beach, Florida) is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the second round (35th overal) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

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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. [1]

College career

Flowers attended at Virginia Tech, where he majored in Sociology. While playing for the Virginia Tech Hokies, he was named an All-American in both his sophomore and junior years. He also led the Atlantic Coast Conference in passes broken up (18) and passes defended (21). Flowers decided to forgo his final year of eligibility to enter the 2008 NFL Draft.[2]

Professional career

Flowers (left) with the Chiefs

Flowers was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the second round (35th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He signed his contract for four years on July 23, 2008.[3] During the 2008 season, Flowers played opposite Patrick Surtain, who is his cousin.[4] He recorded his first two career interceptions against Brett Favre of the New York Jets on October 26, returning one for a touchdown.

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