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Jaguars take Clemson DE Branch in 2nd round

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Filling their biggest need, the Jacksonville Jaguars have selected Clemson defensive end Andre Branch in the second round of the NFL draft. The Jaguars took Branch with the 38th overall pick in the three-day draft, taking him with the sixth choice in Friday night's second round. The 6-foot-4, 259-pound pass rusher had 10 sacks and 17 tackles for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers to host 4 more draft prospects Monday including possible first round target Andre Branch

Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review is reporting that the Steelers will host 4 more draft prospects today.  Two on offense and two on defense.  Both defensive players are college defensive linemen.  On offense it was two skill position players. The two defensive linemen are Andre Branch DE from Clemson and John Hughes DT from Cincinnati.  Branch would move from DE to...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Steelers Visiting With Andre Branch, Keshawn Martin & Ladarius Green On Monday

Several online reports are stating that the Pittsburgh Steelers will host Clemson DE/OLB Andre Branch, Michigan State WR Keshawn Martin and Louisiana-Lafayette TE Ladarius Green for pre draft visits on Monday. Branch, an early round draft prospect, measured in at the NFL combine at 6042 and weighed 259 pounds. He ran a reported 40 yard dash time of 4.70 to go along with a 4.25...
Via Steelers Depot
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Draft Prospect: Andre Branch

Andre Branch is considered a prototypical, Defensive End who played 4 years for the Clemson Tigers. He has the ability and athleticism to play in a 4-3 scheme or a 3-4 scheme on defense which is what may make him enticing to the New England Patriots and Bill Belicheck. Last year’s draft for the Pats was more offensive oriented, but with the losses of Mark Anderson to Free Agency...
Via 1313 Sports
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Clemson's Allen, Branch work out for NFL personnel

Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen and defensive end Andre Branch worked out for nearly four dozen pro personnel on Thursday, including New York Jets coach Rex Ryan. Allen, considered by the some top tight end available in next month's NFL draft, chose Thursday not to try and improve his disappointing time of 4.89 seconds he ran at the league's scouting combine two weeks ago...
Via Fox Sports
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Branch scouting report

Andre Branch DE Clemson #40 Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 260   Strengths: Prototypical size. Above-average speed for the position; can make some plays in pursuit. Shows good awareness on the field; keeps his eyes in the backfield and makes adjustments. Impressive motor; plays through the whistle and never gives up on a play. Does a nice job diagnosing run vs pass; isn’t overaggressive with...
Via DraftAce
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Football. Branch Named Walter Camp Second-Team All-American

Clemson defensive end Andre Branch was named a second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation on Thursday evening. It was the second All-American team for Branch, who was also named a second-team All-American by
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Football. Branch Finalist for Hendricks Award

Clemson defensive end Andre Branch has been named a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award, the honor that goes to the top defensive end in college football. This is the second straight year Clemson has had a finalist for the Hendricks Award, as last year Da'Quan Bowers was the winner.
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Football. Branch Named Semifinalist for Ted Hendricks Award

Clemson defensive end Andre Branch is one of 19 players named to the Final Mid-Season Watch List for the Ted Hendricks Award. The honor goes to the top defensive end in college football and is named after former Miami (FL) defensive end Ted Hendricks. Last year's recipient was Clemson's DaQuan Bowers.
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Friday Clemson Football Notebook

CLEMSON - Andre Branch felt good about the game plan and week of preparation Clemson had before the showdown in Atlanta with Georgia Tech.
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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