Brandon Marshall

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Team: Seattle Seahawks
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
College: Central Florida
DOB: 03/23/1984
Experience: 13 years

One of the NFL’s brightest young talents and an icon in the making, Brandon Marshall has the charisma, charm, and model good looks of a Hollywood star and an athletic ability that lands him amongst the best of the best in professional sports. Known for his physique and his ability to break and dodge tackles on the field and his magnetic smile and undeniable star quality off the gridiron Brandon possesses the ability to dazzle and captivate the media and audiences, which makes him one of the most sought after professional athletes and the NFL Star to watch.

A 5-time Pro Bowler, 2011 Pro Bowl MVO and an All Pro selection with 413 catches, 5,033 receiving yards, and an average of 12.2 yards per reception, Brandon’s talents we apparent from a young age. Marshall played football at Lake Howell High School in Florida. He also lettered in basketball and track, winning the class 3A State triple jump championship.  He was a scholar athlete at The University of Central Florida, and was selected to the All-C-USA Team.  In 2006, Brandon was drafted to the Denver Broncos in the 4th round. The pick paid off for Denver who unknowingly drafted one of the most talented receivers in the game. In December on 2009, Brandon set the all time NFL record for receptions in a single game with 21 catches. He is also one of five players in NFL history to catch over 100 passes in three consecutive seasons.  In 2010, Brandon was traded to the Miami Dolphins, where he agreed to a four-year, $47.5 million extension. In 2012, Brandon was traded to the Chicago Bears and there he would catapult from stardom, into super stardom.

More inspiring than Brandon’s football talent are his accomplishments outside of the NFL.  Brandon was recently diagnosed with Borderline Personality disorder and decided that he would make it his personal mission and primary focus in life, to raise awareness and help others who are struggling with BPD.  Brandon has been able to use his NFL platform to help thousands of people cope.  Brandon, who had struggled, undiagnosed, knows just how important it was for him when he was finally diagnosed and able to face this challenge head on.  He wants others to feel that same control and relief that he felt so he started “Project Borderline” to raise awareness and bring attention to BPD. Brandon is well know both locally and nationally for his work in the community and philanthropic efforts.  Brandon is immensely passionate about helping others, and he his dedicated to his journey to provide encouragement and motivation, guidance and opportunities that individuals in need would otherwise be without.

Brandon's off the field activities do not stop with his community service. In the off-season Brandon spends much of his time in Los Angeles, taking in all the city has to offer. With his model good looks and his impeccable fashion sense that rivals any young Hollywood star, it's no wonder he is a media and fan favorite. Marshall has been a regular on the set of the NFL Network and has been featured on NFL's "Total Access" numerous times. He has also visited the set of ESPN and has been featured on Sportscenter, ESPNews and First Take. Brandon has also been featured in some of the most circulated magazines in the country including Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, ESPN the Magazine, Essence, The Source and was recently featured on the cover of MOVES Magazine. A star on the field and off the field, this football prodigy is taking Hollywood by storm.  Young, talented and driven, there is no doubt that Brandon Marshall’s star will continue to burn brightly for years to come.

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