Former American football wide receiver and current sports television personality Brandon Tyrone Marshall played 13 seasons in the National Football League.
He was selected by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft after playing college football at UCF.
In addition to the Seattle Seahawks, Marshall has also played for the Chicago Bears, New York Jets, New York Giants, and Miami Dolphins.
Brandon Marshall’s Early Life
On March 23, 1984, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brandon Marshall was born. Marshall was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and after moving to Georgia and Florida, he attended Lake Howell High School and played high school football there.
At Lake Howell, Marshall earned three letters in basketball and once in track. He played both offense and defense, and as a result, he was voted Seminole County Utility Player of the Year and received All-State recognition.
Marshall competed as a jumper in the track. With a leap of 14.81 meters as a senior, he won the Class 3A state triple jump title. He also finished eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.88 meters.
He cleared 1.98 meters at the 2002 FHSAA 3A District 7 Meet, placing second as a top high jump participant. At the University of Central Florida, Marshall was a varsity athlete who was also chosen for the All-C-USA Team.
Brandon Marshall’s Personal Life
Throughout Marshall’s NFL career, he went by the moniker “The Beast.” Marshall likes to restore classic cars. He participates in charitable activities with the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, of which he was initiated into the Lambda Omega Chapter.
He is actively engaged with Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Larimer Park’s ongoing reconstruction. He is wed to Michi Nogami, and the two of them have three kids.
Brandon Marshall’s College Career
Marshall played wide receiver for the UCF Knights football team in 44 games (21 starts) while he was a student at the University of Central Florida. In his collegiate career, he recorded 112 receptions, 1,674 receiving yards, and 13 touchdowns.
In his limited contribution as a freshman, he caught two passes for a total of 18 yards and a touchdown. He has 27 receptions for 363 yards and two scores as a sophomore. He has eight receptions for 84 yards and a defensive interception as a junior.
2005, when he was a senior, was his greatest season. His career highs in receptions (74), receiving yards (1,195), and touchdowns came during his 13 games of participation (11).
In the 2005 Hawaii Bowl, Marshall played the greatest game of his career, hauling in 11 passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns. He received the game MVP award. Marshall was chosen for the All-C-USA second team in recognition of his efforts during the 2005 season.
Due to injuries in UCF’s secondary during the 2004 season, Marshall also started seven games at safety. On October 4, 2004, he started his first collegiate game at safety, against Buffalo.
Four tackles were made by him, including a partial sack. During the 2004 season, Marshall had 51 tackles, which was the most on his team.
Brandon Marshall’s Career Life
He played football for the school’s squad while he was a student at the University of Central Florida. He was chosen by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft after college.
He played for the Broncos until the 2009 season. He was dealt by the organization to the Miami Dolphins on April 14, 2010, in return for a second-round pick in both the 2010 and 2011 NFL Drafts.
He signed a four-year, $47.5 million extension contract with the Dolphins the following day. He was traded to the Chicago Bears on March 13th, 2012, along with a 2013 pick and a 2012 first-round pick.
The Beast was a nickname for Brandon Marshall that he used for the entirety of his professional football career. Since turning professional, he has earned four Pro Bowl selections (2008-2012).
Brandon Marshall Host Inside NFL
Since 2014, when he was still a player in the NFL, Marshall has served as a co-host on Inside the NFL. Marshall joined the First Things First cast of the Fox Sports discussion show on August 20, 2020.
From August 2021 until the end of his contract, he continued to co-host the program. He made the decision to forego a contract renewal with Fox in August 2021 and resigned from his post to pursue other career possibilities.
Brandon Marshall’s TV Career
After leaving the NFL, Marshall started a career in television. He was a former co-host of the morning program First Things First on FS1. Marshall has been a part of the Showtime program Inside the NFL for seven seasons and is currently a co-host.
Brandon Marshall’s Contracts
The New York Giants and Marshall agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract. Marshall made his Giants debut on September 10, 2017, in the team’s 19-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the season-opening game of NBC Sunday Night Football.
Marshall had to be helped off the field on October 8, 2017, following an ankle injury sustained during the Giants’ 27-22 Week 5 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. Marshall revealed in an Instagram post the next day that he would have season-ending surgery.
On October 10, 2017, he was put on injured reserve. He has 18 catches for 154 yards and no touchdowns by the time the 2017 season came to an end.
Fans and the New York sports media viewed Marshall’s release by the Giants on April 19, 2018, as a bust.
On May 29, 2018, Seattle Seahawks Marshall agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $2 million with incentives with the team.
In a loss to the Denver Broncos in Week 1, Marshall received a touchdown pass from quarterback Russell Wilson. His final career touchdown would turn out to be this one. He participated in six games before the Seahawks waived him.
St. Louis Saints
On November 12, 2018, the New Orleans Saints acquired Marshall. He wasn’t seen in any games, hence he was let go on December 13th, 2018.
Brandon Marshall’s Net Worth
A professional football player from the United States named Brandon Marshall has an estimated $18 million in wealth. In March 1984, Brandon Marshall was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He attended Winter Park Lake Howell High School and was a wide receiver. Marshall played college football for Central Florida, where in 2005 he was selected Second-team All-C-USA and MVP of the Hawaii Bowl.
Brandon Marshall is a professional American football player with an estimated net worth of $18 million. He is the wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League right now. He had an annual salary of $9.3 million in 2012.