With the 245th pick in the 2013 NFL draft, the selected linebacker Brandon Hepburn out of Florida A&M University.
Hepburn is 6-foot-2, 240-pounds. He had 86 tackles (9.5 for a loss), 5.5 sacks, seven pass breakups and a forced fumble as a senior.
Here’s a little bit more on Hepburn:
The path from Division I-AA walk-on to being selected in the NFL draft has been “a process”, according to Brandon Hepburn. It was an uphill battle from the start.
In April, Hepburn presented the results of his findings for a cure for cancer to an international audience at the American Chemical Society conference in Dan Diego, Calif.
Hepburn redshirted in 2008. In 2009, he mostly was relegated to special teams duties and had 13 tackles on the year. The following year, Hepburn played in all 11 games, recording 63 tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble. In his final season, Hepburn racked up 86 tackles, 5.5 sacks, seven pass breakups, and one forced fumble.
Hepburn graduated from FAMU in 2012 with a b.s. in biochemistry, and then enrolled in the School of Business and Industry pursuing an MBA. He has stated that the combination goes toward his goal of one day owning a biochemical company. Read More