Brandon Dennard Pettigrew is a former American football player. He played college football in the state of Oklahoma. He was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.
|Date of birth||February 23, 1985|
|Place of birth||Tyler, Texas|
|High school||Tyler (TX) Lee|
|NFL Draft||2009 / Round: 1/ Pick: 20|
Tight end who made his NFL debut in 2009 for the Detroit Lions, after being drafted 20th overall; best known for his blocking but also able to do damage with the ball in his hands.
He played for Oklahoma State University, where he amassed 1,450 yards and nine touchdowns in his four years.
In 2010, just his second NFL season, he had 722 receiving yards.
He got married in 2011 and had his first child that year.
He was part of a Lions' rookie class that included quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Oklahoma State Cowboys football player