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Deion Branch

Deion Branch at his 6th annual Skills and Drills Football Camp in Albany, GA. 2011.
NameDeion Branch
Width200
CaptionDeion Branch at his 6th annual Skills and Drills Football Camp in Albany, GA. 2011.
CurrentteamNew England Patriots
Currentnumber84
CurrentpositionplainWide receiver
Birth DateJuly 18, 1979(age 37)
Birth PlaceAlbany, Georgia
Heightft5
Heightin9
Weight195
CollegeLouisville
Draftyear2002
Draftround2
Draftpick65
Debutyear2002
DebutteamNew England Patriots
Pastteams * New England Patriots (2002 2005) * Seattle Seahawks (2006 2010) * New England Patriots (2010 present)
StatusActive
Highlights * 2× Super Bowl champion (XXXVIII, XXXIX) * Super Bowl MVP (XXXIX) * 2× First-team All-Conference USA (2000 2001) * Second-team All-American (1998)
Statseason2011
Statlabel1Receptions
Statvalue1466
Statlabel2Receiving yards
Statvalue26,019
Statlabel3Receiving touchdowns
Statvalue334
NflBRA490549

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Anthony Deion Branch, Jr. (born July 18, 1979) is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

He has also played for the Seattle Seahawks. Branch was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXXIX on February 6, 2005, after tying former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice and former Cincinnati Bengals tight end Dan Ross for the Super Bowl reception record with 11 catches for 133 yards. He was the first receiver to win the award since 1989.


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