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Colts Countdown to Kickoff: No. 58 Gary Brackett

Gary Brackett spent his entire nine-year career with the Indianapolis Colts, one that saw him progress from an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers to defensive captain on a Super Bowl-winning team.Brackett spent his first two years as a backup before becoming a starter in 2005, and that’s when he began to blossom. As the offensive set records that season, the defense, which had...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Richards: Brackett still loves city, team that gave him a chance in the NFL

Phil Richards of The Indianapolis Star has a great article today on Gary Brackett, who, according to Richards, has seen some interest from other teams, but it still recovering from his surgery.  If you're not familiar with Brackett's story, I would recommend finding some time to learn about him.  He's a fascinating person both on and off the football field. Here'...
Via The Colts Authority
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Colts' LB Brackett available, but not desperate

Veteran free agent middle linebacker Gary Brackett has been cleared to play again after a shoulder injury that sidelined him for all but one game in 2011. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the nine-year veteran, released by the rebuilding Indianapolis Colts earlier in the spring, will be in a hurry to return to the field. Brackett, 32, has had some nibbles, as first noted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Brackett cleared to play football again

Getty Images Free Agent linebacker Gary Brackett, has been cleared by medical personnel to resume his playing career, Pat Kirwin from CBS Sports reported via Twitter this week. Brackett was released on March 9th by the Indianapolis Colts after playing there for nine seasons,  after a shoulder injury sidelined him for most of the 2011 season. Interest in signing Brackett has been...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Brackett Talks to Colts Authority

The Colts recently released Gary Brackett, but Colts fans still love him. The former team captain and middle linebacker has written a book about his inspirational and amazing lifestory. "Winning" tells the tale of Bracketts' amazing rise from walk-on at Rutgers to captain of the Super Bowl champions.   I caught up with Gary at Black Dog Books.
Via The Colts Authority
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Thanks for the Memories-Gary Brackett

The Colts have purged their roster of some of the all time greats, with more farewells in the works. This is the first of a recurring series saying farewell to Colts greats. Portions of this essay originally appeared in Blue Blue: Tales of Glory of the Indianapolis Colts. Gary Brackett’s story is as inspirational as it is incredible. An undrafted free agent out of Rutgers University...
Via The Colts Authority
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil B remembers Gary Brackett

One of the biggest losses to come during the Great Purge is that of captain Gary Brackett, a Classic Colt of the truest definition. Phillip B. Wilson recalls Brackett's workmanlike approach to the game through the story of Brackett's miraculous, nearly season changing forced fumble against Jermome Bettis and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006: After the game, I asked Brackett...
Via The Colts Authority
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss TV: Gary Brackett at the RAC

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- At the Louis Brown Athletic Center Sunday to promote his book, former team captain and Super Bowl champion Gary Brackett spoke at halftime of the basketball team's loss to No. 2 Syracuse. Brackett discussed his journey from walk-on to the NFL, his thoughts on Greg Schiano's departure and the hiring of Kyle Flood.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Gary Brackett Book Signing Set for Sunday’s Syracuse Game

Former Rutgers captain and current Indianapolis Colts linebacker Gary Brackett returns to his alma mater Sunday to sign copies of his new book “Winning: From Walk-On to Captain, in Football and Life”.
Via Rutgers Intercollegiate Athlethics
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts Veteran Middle Linebacker Gary Brackett Announces Book Release

Long-time defensive captain and starting Colts middle linebacker Gary Brackett announced the release of his book Winning From Walk-On to Captain in Football and Life. Although Brackett’s season ended prematurely in 2011, his leadership inside the Colts organization and the Indianapolis community has helped mold the team’s reputation as one of the most professional in [...]
Via Coltzilla
November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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