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Brandon London
No. 17, 14, 8
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1984-10-16) October 16, 1984 (age 36)
Richmond, Virginia
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College:Massachusetts
Undrafted:2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:3
Receiving yards:30
Career CFL statistics
Receptions:138
Receiving yards:2,192
Receiving TDs:8
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR · CFL.ca (archive)

Brandon Jaime London (born October 16, 1984) is a retired Canadian football wide receiver who last played with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Massachusetts.

London has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers. He earned a Super Bowl ring as a member of the Giants' practice squad in Super Bowl XLII. He is the son of college football coach Mike London.

College career

London led UMass in receptions (50) and receiving yards (781) during his senior year (2006). He finished second at UMass in career catches with 148, and became only the seventh UMass player with 100 or more career catches. He ranks third on the school's all-time list in receiving yards with 2,022. He is tied for fourth in career receiving TDs at UMass with 15, and is tied for fifth-best in single-season receiving touchdowns with 9.

Statistics

Career Statistics (Receiving)
Year GP GS Rec Yds Avg TD Lg
2003 13 1 4 28 7.0 0 10
2004 11 6 34 439 12.9 3 35
2005 11 11 60 774 12.9 3 51
2006 14 14 50 781 15.6 9 41
Total 49 32 148 2022 13.7 15 51

NFL career

New York Giants

London was originally signed in 2007 to the New York Giants practice squad, but was signed to the active roster on February 2, 2008. He was later released on August 30, 2008 during final cuts.

Miami Dolphins

A day after being waived by the Giants, London was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins on August 31, 2008. The team waived receiver Anthony Armstrong to make room for London. After a lackluster performance in the 2009 NFL preseason, London was waived by the Miami Dolphins on September 5, 2009.

Pittsburgh Steelers

London signed a future contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 9, 2010. London was cut by the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 3, 2010.

CFL career

Montreal Alouettes

Brandon London signed with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League near the close of the 2010 CFL season. He did not play in any CFL games that season. In the 2011 season London played in all 18 games and scored his first CFL touchdown on September 11, 2011. Despite only playing in 12 games in the 2012 season he added more yardage and touchdowns than in his first season in the league. On March 18, 2013 the Alouettes signed London to a 3-year contract extension.[1]

On June 4, 2015, London announced his retirement from the Canadian Football League.[2]

Statistics

Career Statistics (Receiving)
Year GP Rec Yds Avg TD Lg
2010 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 18 38 475 12.5 1 32
2012 12 43 843 19.6 3 45
Total 30 81 1,318 16.3 4 45

Personal

His father, Mike London, is the head coach of the William & Mary Tribe, having previously served as the head coach for the Richmond Spiders for two seasons, including leading the team to a national championship his first season as head coach in 2008, and defensive line coach for the Houston Texans in 2005.[3]

References

  1. ^ https://www.cfl.ca/article/london-snags-three-year-extension-with-als Archived May 10, 2013, at the Wayback Machine Alouettes resign London
  2. ^ CFL.ca Staff (June 3, 2015). "Receiver Brandon London announces retirement". Canadian Football League (Press release). Sherbrooke. Retrieved April 12, 2020.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 25, 2011. Retrieved July 25, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)