14 Facts About Michael Westbrook


Michael Deanailo Westbrook was born on July 7,1972 and is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League and is a former mixed martial artist.


Michael Westbrook was drafted in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL.


Michael Westbrook attended Chadsey High School in Detroit, and played for the Chadsey Explorers high school football team.


Michael Westbrook attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he played for the Colorado Buffaloes football team from 1991 to 1994.


Michael Westbrook played for seven seasons in Washington, before playing the 2002 season with the Cincinnati Bengals.


Michael Westbrook finished his career with 285 receptions for 4,374 yards and 26 touchdowns.


Michael Westbrook rushed 22 times for 160 yards and one touchdown.


Michael Westbrook practiced martial arts during his football playing career, and entered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu after retirement from the NFL in 2002.


Michael Westbrook has won national and Pan-American events as a brown belt.


Michael Westbrook fought once in 2005 and defeated fellow NFL veteran Jarrod Bunch in the main event of a King of the Cage event in Cleveland, Ohio.


In July 2009, Michael Westbrook squared off against Nick Gaston in the main event of a King of the Cage card in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.


Michael Westbrook fought on season two, episode ten, of MTV's Bully Beatdown.


On that episode, it was stated that Michael Westbrook owns a black belt in taekwondo and has reached brown-belt status in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Gustavo Dantas.


Michael Westbrook was promoted to a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2010.