BRANDON MARSHALL | DENVER BRONCOS | NUMBER: 54
POSITION: LINEBACKER | HEIGHT: 6’1” | WEIGHT: 250 LB
BORN SEPTEMBER 10, 1989 IN LA VEGAS, NEVADA
Brandon Markeith Marshall is an American football linebacker for the Denver Broncos. He was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round (142nd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played collegiately at the University of Nevada.
Jacksonville Jaguars: Marshall was released by the Jaguars on October 27, 2012, re-signed on October 30, and released on November 1. He was signed to the team's practice squad on November 5 and promoted to the active roster on December 18. He was released on August 30, 2013.
Denver Broncos: He was signed to the Denver Broncos' practice squad on September 2, 2013. On December 24, he was promoted to the active 53-man roster after placing Von Miller on injured reserve. Marshall was promoted to the Broncos' starting lineup during Week 2 of the 2014 season, replacing the injured Danny Trevathan. The following season, Marshall started all 16 games, finishing second on the team in tackles. On February 7, 2016, Marshall won his first Super Bowl after the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50. On June 14, 2016, Marshall and the Broncos agreed to a four-year, $32 million contract extension.