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Brett Brackett
TE #47
Height:
6-5
Weight:
246
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Lawrence, N.J.
Experience:
2

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Biography

Second-year TE has spent time with Miami, Jacksonville and Philadelphia … Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Sept. 1, 2012 … Suffered a knee injury in practice and was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Sept. 4 … Was on the Jaguars practice squad for a week in 2011 … Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by Miami in 2011 … Four-year letterman at Penn State ...

TRANSACTIONS: Originally signed by Miami as a rookie free agent on 7/28/11 … Waived on 9/3/11 … Signed by Miami to practice squad on 9/4/11 … Waived on 9/6/11 … Signed by Jacksonville to practice squad on 10/7/11 … Waived on 10/11/11 … Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent on 1/2/12 … Waived on 8/31/12 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 9/1/12.

PRO: Second-year TE has spent time with Miami, Jacksonville and Philadelphia … Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Sept. 1, 2012 … Suffered a knee injury in practice and was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Sept. 4 … Was on the Jaguars practice squad for a week in 2011 … Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by Miami in 2011 … Four-year letterman at Penn State ...

2O12: Spent the preseason with Philadelphia before he was waived on final cuts … Finished with eight receptions for 64 yards and two TDs in the preseason …  Claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Sept. 1 and suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice on Sept. 3 …

2011: Originally signed as a rookie free agent by Miami … Spent a week on the Dolphins practice squad … Spent a week on the Jaguars practice squad after signing on Oct. 7.

COLLEGE: Four-year letterman, playing in 52 games with 15 starts … Career totals included 56 receptions for 714 yards and seven TDs … Started 11 games as a senior and made 39 catches for 525 yards and five TDs … Played in all 13 games as both a junior and sophomore … Had 13 receptions for 160 yards and one TD as a sophomore … Graduated with a degree in marketing and economics. 

PERSONAL: Single … Attended Lawrence High School (New Jersey) … Played QB in high school and threw for 3,847 yards and 46 TDs in his career while also rushing for 23 TDs … Team captain as a senior … Threw for 1,669 yards and 19 TDs in his final season … Also lettered in basketball and baseball … Was originally recruited as a QB before playing WR in college … First member of his immediate family to earn a college degree … Heavily involved in Uplifting Athletes, a non-profit organization designed to raise money for rare diseases … Oldest of four children. Has two brothers, Nick and Bobby, and a sister, Danielle … Full name: Brett Michael Brackett.

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