Jarell Broxton
No. 69     BC Lions
Broxton with the Lions in 2023
Born: (1993-03-01) March 1, 1993 (age 30)
Olney, Maryland, U.S.
Career information
StatusActive
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)Offensive linemen
Height6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight325 lb (147 kg)
CollegeBaylor Bears
Lackawanna College
High schoolQuince Orchard High
Career history
As player
20162017Baltimore Ravens*
2019Baltimore Brigade
2020Winnipeg Blue Bombers*
2021–presentBC Lions
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats

Jarell Martice Broxton (born March 27, 1993) is an American professional gridiron football offensive lineman for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

College career

Broxton first played college football for the Lackawanna College Falcons from 2011 to 2013, while using a redshirt season in 2012 due to injury.[1][2] He then transferred to Baylor University to play for Bears, where he played in 26 games, starting in 21, all at right guard.[1]

Professional career

Baltimore Ravens

After going undrafted in 2015, Broxton signed with the Baltimore Ravens on May 5, 2016.[3] He was waived at the end of pre-season, but signed a practice roster agreement on September 5, 2016.[4] He did not dress for a game in 2016 and signed a futures contract on January 1, 2017.[4] However, he was released on August 31, 2017.[4]

Baltimore Brigade

Broxton played for the Baltimore Brigade in 2019.[5]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers

On February 5, 2020, Broxton signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[6] However, he did not play in 2020 due to the cancellation of the 2020 CFL season.

BC Lions

Broxton signed with the BC Lions. He made his CFL debut on August 28, 2021, against the Ottawa Redblacks, but suffered a torn bicep injury which ended his season.[7] After rehabbing the injury, he returned to play in week 19 of the 2022 season, where he played and started in the final three games of the regular season.[7][8] He also played and started in both of the team's playoff games that year.[9]

In 2023, Broxton became a regular starter where he played and started in 17 regular season games at left tackle.[10][11] At season's end, he was named the team's nominee for Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman.[12]

Personal life

Broxton was born to parents Nancy Bice and Anthony Broxton.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Jarell Broxton". Baylor Bears. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  2. ^ "Jarell Broxton". BC Lions. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  3. ^ "Transactions". Baltimore Ravens. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  4. ^ a b c "Transactions". Baltimore Ravens. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  5. ^ "Jarell Broxton". statscrew.com. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  6. ^ "Bombers add two linemen". Winnipeg Blue Bombers. February 5, 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Broxton bounces back after long road to recovery". BC Lions. October 27, 2022.
  8. ^ "Game Notes" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  9. ^ "2023 CFL Guide & Record Book" (PDF). Canadian Football League. p. 74. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  10. ^ "Game Notes" (PDF). Canadian Football League. Retrieved November 11, 2023.
  11. ^ "Outstanding lineman Broxton drawing on November experience". BC Lions. October 27, 2023.
  12. ^ "Double nomination for Betts as CFL announces team award winners". BC Lions. October 25, 2023.