NFL CAREER – Deaderick is a fifth-year NFL veteran defensive lineman who has started 15-of-47 career NFL games, logging totals of 50 tackles (36 solo), 5.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two passes defensed.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by Saints to a one-year contract (UFA-JAX), 6/3/14; Placed on Injured Reserve (elbow) by Jacksonville Jaguars, 12/23/13; Acquired off of waivers by Jaguars from New England Patriots, 5/14/03; Waived by Patriots, 5/13/13; Activated by Patriots from Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform, 10/29/11; Placed on Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform by Patriots, 9/3/11; Signed to four-year contract by Patriots, 7/12/10; Selected by Patriots in seventh round (247th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.
2013 – Played in 13 games with one start in his only season with the Jaguars. Had nine tackles (eight solo), 0.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed…Shared a sack of QB Terrelle Pryor late in the second quarter and forced a fumble that was recovered by the Raiders vs. Oakland, Sept. 15…Had one assisted tackle and recovered a fumble by QB Russell Wilson in the second quarter at Seattle, Sept. 22…Saw action in DL rotation at St. Louis, Oct. 6, and had season-high three solo tackles…Made first start as a Jaguar vs. Tennessee, Dec. 22, and recorded one solo tackle before suffering a season-ending dislocated elbow in the second quarter which forced him to be placed on Injured Reserve. 2012 – Appeared in 14 games with five starts for New England and registered 14 tackles (eight solo), two forced fumbles, one sack and one pass defensed…Started first game of season at Miami, Dec. 2…Tallied a season-high five tackles (one solo) vs. Houston, Dec. 10…Started fifth consecutive game at DT and collected two tackles and his only sack of the season vs. Miami, Dec. 30…Inactive due to injury at Buffalo, Sept. 30, and at Baltimore, Sept. 23…Started at DT and recorded one tackle in divisional playoff game vs. Houston, 1/13/13…Saw action at DT and added one tackle in the AFC Championship vs. Baltimore, 1/20/13. 2011 – Appeared in 10 games with five starts for New England. Recorded 17 tackles (11 solo) and two sacks…Made first start of the season at LDE and recorded four tackles (two solo) vs. N.Y. Giants, Nov. 6…Registered a season-high five tackles (four solo) and one sack at Washington, Dec. 11…Started at RDE and had a sack vs. Miami, Dec. 24…Started all three postseason games…Registered two tackles in the Divisional round vs. Denver, 1/14/12…Made two solo tackles in the AFC Championship vs. Baltimore, 1/22/12…Had one sack in Super Bowl XLVII vs. N.Y. Giants, 2/5/12. 2010 – Appeared in 10 games with five starts for New England as a rookie and recorded 10 tackles (nine solo) and two sacks…Made first NFL start and registered first career sack at Baltimore, Oct. 17…Added second sack of season at San Diego, Oct. 24…Started at RDE and registered four solo tackles vs. N.Y. Jets in the Divisional playoffs, 1/16/11.
COLLEGE – Started 31-of-44 games at Alabama, totaling 82 tackles and eight sacks…As a senior, started 10 games and tallied 23 tackles and one sack…As a junior, registered 36 tackles and four sacks in 14 starts at DE…As a sophomore, started seven-of-13 games and finished with 22 tackles, two sacks and three tackles for a loss…As a freshman, appeared in seven games and recorded two tackles…Redshirted during the 2005 season.
PERSONAL – Attended Elizabethtown (Ky.) HS…Led his team to a 12-3 record and was a Class 2A state finalist…Averaged more than 10 tackles per game during his senior season and recorded seven sacks…As a junior, totaled 95 tackles and 22 sacks en route to all-state honors…Twitter handle is @BDeaderick71…Full name: Brandon Augustus Deaderick.
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