Brandon Boykin

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Brandon Boykin
No. 22     Philadelphia Eagles
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-13) July 13, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)Weight: 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Fayetteville (GA) Fayette County
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Debuted in 2012 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2011)
  • Outback Bowl MVP (2012)
  • Paul Hornung Award Winner
  • SEC All-time Record Holder
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Tackles42
Sacks1.0
Interceptions2
Passes defensed11
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Brandon Boykin
No. 22     Philadelphia Eagles
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-13) July 13, 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)Weight: 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: Fayetteville (GA) Fayette County
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 123
Debuted in 2012 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-SEC (2011)
  • Outback Bowl MVP (2012)
  • Paul Hornung Award Winner
  • SEC All-time Record Holder
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Tackles42
Sacks1.0
Interceptions2
Passes defensed11
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Boykin (born July 13, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Georgia, he was drafted by the Eagles in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

High school career[edit]

Boykin attended Fayette County High School (Georgia) and played for the varsity football team. In his senior year, he, along with fellow NFL Player Matthew Daniels, lead the football team into its first undefeated season in over 20 years. Boykin also played for the schools basketball team where he averaged 18 points and five assists per game while helping lead his team to the State Championship.

College career[edit]

Boykin attended the University of Georgia from 2008 to 2011. He finished his career with 159 tackles, nine interceptions and a sack. As a senior he was the MVP of the 2012 Outback Bowl which included a safety tackle on Keshawn Martin and a 92 yard punt return which he made defenders miss in a 33-30 loss which the game took 3 overtimes and was the winner of the Paul Hornung Award.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

Going into the 2012 NFL Draft, Boykin was projected as one of the best cornerback prospects. Boykin was drafted in the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He signed a four-year contract with the team on May 11, 2012.

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