Brandon Mebane Wiki
Brandon Mebane Bio
|Brandon Jerome Mebane was born 15th January 1985. He is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). Mebane attended Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles. He played college football at California. The Seattle Seahawks drafted him in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft.|
|Brandon Mebane Personal information|
|Brandon Mebane Age||He was born on 15th January 1985Los Angeles, California|
|Brandon Mebane Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Brandon Mebane Weight||311 lb (141 kg)|
|Brandon Mebane Current Team||Los Angeles Chargers (#92 / Nose tackle)|
|Brandon Mebane Wife||Amena Jefferson Mebane (m. 2013)|
|Brandon Mebane Children||Mahailey Mebane, Makai Mebane, Makenna Mebane (Died on January, 3rd 2019 Age- 7 weeks old)|
|Brandon Mebane Salary / Net Worth||Brandon Mebane has career earnings of $41.41M over twelve seasons, which ranks 257th among active NFL players entering 2018.|
|Mebane with the Chargers in 2016 No. 92 – Los Angeles Chargers|
|High school:||Crenshaw (Los Angeles, California)|
|NFL Draft:||2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85|
Brandon Mebane College Career
Mebane played four seasons at California, recording 109 tackles, 25.5 tackles for a loss, 14.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 1 fumble recovery.
Brandon Mebane Professional career
In the 3rd round, 85th overall of the 2007 NFL Draft Mebane was selected by the Seattle Seahawks, and on July 24, he signed a four-year contract. In his rookie season, he played all 16 games and recorded 29 tackles including 2 sacks.
Mebane 2008 season was promising as he again played all 16 games and recorded 39 tackles, 5.5 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles. With the departure of Rocky Bernard, Mebane was expected to make a significant impact for the Seahawks in 2009 in which he started 15 games and recorded 49 tackles and 1.5 sacks. For the 2010 season, Mebane started in the first four games but suffered a calf injury and was forced to sit out the next 4 games. In the first 4 games he had 8 tackles and 1 sack.
Mebane was constantly featured in the middle and helped the 2013-2014 Seahawks defense reach dominant heights, as they had one of the best seasons in NFL history. The Seahawks eventually won Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos, 43–8. Mebane, along with defensive linemen Red Bryant, center Max Unger, and punter Jon Ryan, were the only 4 holdovers on this Super Bowl team from pre-Carroll/Schneider era.
San Diego / Los Angeles Chargers
On March 9th, 2016, Mebane signed a three-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
On September 5th, 2016, Mebane was named one of the San Diego Chargers team captains for the 2016 season. He was placed on injured reserve on November 14th, 2016, with a torn bicep.
Brandon Mebane Wife ( Amena Jefferson Mebane), Children
Brandon Mebane Daughter’s Death
Mebane’s daughter, Makenna, was born with a rare chromosome disorder and died January 3rd, 2019 aged seven-week, after spending time in a neonatal intensive care unit in Nebraska.
Mebane said in a statement “You know, it’s been a tough year, period, but she would want me to be here doing my job,” he told reporters, according to the Los Angeles Times. “No matter where I am, I still think about her. I’m just happy I’m still able to play this game.”
The Chargers tweeted their condolences to Mebane and his family Wednesday, January 10th, 2019.