NFL draft pick Lavon Brazill joins Predators
Tuesday November 24, 2015
ORLANDO – November 24, 2015 – The Orlando Predators have agreed to terms with former NFL wide receiver LaVon Brazill, the franchise has announced.
Brazill (5-11, 195, Ohio) played two seasons for the Indianapolis Colts after being selected in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He hauled in 11 passes for 186 yards during his rookie season, including a 42-yard touchdown.
In his second NFL campaign, Brazill registered 12 catches for 161 yards and two scores during the regular season. He emerged in the postseason, posting 73 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to the Patriots during the Divisional Round of the playoffs.
“We have made it known to all players and NFL agents that if you want to get to or get back to the NFL, then Orlando is the place for you,” said Head Coach Rob Keefe. “We will continue to recruit talent that wants to make their dreams come true. LaVon is a player that is on a mission. He will instantly create problems for opposing defenses. We strive to bring in passionate players that want to achieve more and LaVon is the epitome of that.”
Brazill appeared in 41 games during his collegiate career at Ohio University, where he finished with 187 receptions for 2,515 yards and 18 touchdowns. As a senior in 2011, he earned second-team All-MAC honors after setting single-season school records with 1,146 receiving yards and 11 scores. Also a standout on special teams, Brazill earned All-America accolades after returning three punts for touchdowns during his sophomore campaign.
A native of Lantana, Florida, Brazill attended Lake Worth High School. He was named an All-Palm Beach County selection and earned first-team all-conference honors after recording 615 yards and eight touchdowns on 23 receptions during his senior season.
About The Orlando Predators
The Orlando Predators celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2016 as Central Florida’s most exciting and innovative professional sports franchise. Proud members of the Arena Football League, the Predators have achieved unprecedented success on the field. Orlando has advanced to the AFL playoffs a league-leading 22 times in their history while securing seven conference championships, including two ArenaBowl Championship victories in 1998 and 2000.