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Brandon Linder
G #65
Height:
6-6
Weight:
311
Age:
23
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
S.W. Ranches, Fla.
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 15 15
2014 JAC 15 15

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Biography

First player from the University of Miami ever drafted by the Jaguars … Became 24th offensive lineman drafted by the Jaguars in franchise history … Played under Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch from 2011-12 …

First player from the University of Miami ever drafted by the Jaguars … Became 24th offensive lineman drafted by the Jaguars in franchise history … Played under Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch from 2011-12 …

COLLEGE: Four-year starter … Started 42 games (37 at RG, 2 at LG, 3 at C) … Finished career with 35 TD-resulting blocks and 275 key blocks/knockdowns … Majored in health education …

2013: Started all 13 games, 10 at RG and three at LT … Second-team All-ACC selection by the league’s coaches and received All-ACC first team honors from The NFL Draft Report … Named team’s Most Valuable Player after leading team with 90 percent grade for blocking consistency, 11 TD-resulting blocks and 84 knockdowns … Did not allow a sack …

2012: Started all 12 games at RG … Third-team All-ACC selection by Phi Steele … Earned All-ACC honorable mention honors from the league’s coaches … Anchored an OL that paved way for the third-best passing offense (295.4) in ACC …

2011: Started all 12 games at RG … Tied for team-best with 90 percent blocking consistency … Made only seven mental errors … Allowed only 1.5 of the 19 sacks allowed and posted eight TD-resulting blocks, along with 68 knockdowns …

2010: Appeared in all 12 games with five starts as a true freshman … Named to All-ACC Freshman Team … Recorded 48 knockdowns and four TD-resulting blocks … Graded out above 90 percent for last seven games of the regular season … Played four different positions against Georgia Tech and earned ACC Player of the Week honors.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. … Named U.S. Army All-American and was rated the third-best center in the country by Rivals.com … Helped team compile a 28-1 record during his final two seasons and captured the Class 5A state title as a junior.

PERSONAL: Single … Resides in Southwest Ranches, Fla. … Full name: Brandon Linder … Twitter handle is @BrandonLinder65.

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