Nigel Bradham was born on September 4,1989 and is a former American football linebacker.
43 Facts About Nigel Bradham
Nigel Bradham was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, and played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2016 to 2019.
Nigel Bradham recorded over 430 tackles and 20 sacks during his four-year career on the varsity football team at Wakulla.
Nigel Bradham was named to All-American teams by Parade, SuperPrep, and USA Today, among others.
Nigel Bradham was a finalist for the Hall Trophy and recorded four tackles in the 2008 US Army All-American Bowl.
Nigel Bradham was the highest rated prospect of the Seminoles' 2008 recruiting class.
Nigel Bradham made his first career start in the Seminoles' victory over the University of Miami.
Nigel Bradham finished the season as fourth-leading tackler among the Seminoles' linebackers and Florida State's leading true freshmen tackler with 29 stops.
Nigel Bradham recorded 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception and finished second on the team with two fumble recoveries.
Nigel Bradham earned honorable mention Sophomore All-American honors from College Football News.
Nigel Bradham added five sacks, which ranked third on FSU's nation-leading sack unit behind Brandon Jenkins and Markus White, as well as a single-season high five passes defended, to go along with a forced fumble.
Nigel Bradham recorded a season-high of ten tackles twice, against Boston College and North Carolina, with six solo stops in each game.
Nigel Bradham registered 86 tackles, which led the Seminoles for the third consecutive season, and earned All-ACC honorable mention.
Nigel Bradham finished his career with 39 starts, including his last 37 games.
Nigel Bradham began training camp competing for a roster spot as a linebacker against Arthur Moats, Chris White, Tank Carder, Bryan Scott, and Danny Batten.
Nigel Bradham performed well enough during camp to earn an opportunity to compete against Arthur Moats for the job as the starting strongside linebacker.
Nigel Bradham made his first career tackle on Javier Arenas during Arenas' 23-yard punt return in the third quarter.
In Week 6, Nigel Bradham earned his first career start after he surpassed Arthur Moats on the depth chart and became the starting strongside linebacker.
Nigel Bradham finished his rookie season in 2012 with 57 combined tackles and a pass deflection in 16 games and 11 starts.
Nigel Bradham competed against rookie Kiko Alonso, Arthur Moats, and Bryan Scott.
Nigel Bradham reverted to his role as a backup behind Arthur Moats the following week.
Nigel Bradham finished the 2013 season with 51 combined tackles and a pass deflection in 16 games and two starts.
Nigel Bradham entered training camp slated as the starting weakside linebacker.
Nigel Bradham received the opportunity to become the starter after Kiko Alonso tore his ACL during organized team activities, Arthur Moats departed in for the Pittsburgh Steelers in free agency, and Manny Lawson was moved to defensive end.
On July 30,2014, Nigel Bradham received a one-game suspension stemming from his marijuana possession charge he received in August 2013.
Nigel Bradham made his first career sack on former teammate Ryan Fitzpatrick for a three-yard loss in the first quarter and intercepted a pass originally intended for running back Arian Foster by Ryan Fitzpatrick in the third quarter.
Nigel Bradham injured his knee while making the interception in the third quarter and missed the remainder of the game.
Nigel Bradham finished the 2014 season with a career-high 104 combined tackles, six pass deflections, 2.5 sacks, and an interception in 14 games and 14 starts.
Nigel Bradham was diagnosed with a high ankle sprain and was sidelined for the last five games of the season.
Nigel Bradham finished the 2015 season with 59 combined tackles, three pass deflections, and a sack in 11 games and 11 starts.
Nigel Bradham received an overall grade of 39.2 from Pro Football Focus, which was the 79th best overall grade among all qualifying linebackers in 2015.
Nigel Bradham became an unrestricted free agent after 2015 and received interest from multiple teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cleveland Browns, and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Nigel Bradham stated he hoped to return to Buffalo and continue his career where he started.
Nigel Bradham claimed he would accept a one-year "prove it" deal if that was the only option.
Nigel Bradham entered training camp slated as the starting strongside linebacker.
Nigel Bradham finished his first season with the Eagles with 102 combined tackles, five pass deflections, two sacks, two forced fumbles, and an interception in 16 games and 16 starts.
Nigel Bradham finished the 2017 season with 88 combined tackles, a career-high eight pass deflections, and two sacks in 15 games and 15 starts.
Nigel Bradham was released from the practice squad with a "left squad" designation on November 18,2020.
The charges were later dropped, provided Nigel Bradham would stay out of trouble for six months.
On October 2,2016, Nigel Bradham was arrested for bringing a loaded gun into Miami International Airport.
Nigel Bradham was arrested in Miami on July 25,2016 after officials say he got violent with a Hilton Bentley worker who was setting up a beach umbrella for the NFL player's group.
On November 13,2021, Nigel Bradham was arrested after police found guns and over 3.45 pounds of marijuana in his car.