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Name  Alan Branch
Born  12/29/1984
Height  6-6
Weight  325
College  Michigan
Opp S-Tkl A-Tkl Total Sack S-Yds PD FF Safety
vs NEP 2/1 3 0.0 3.0 0.0 0 0 0 0

2011: signed a 2-year, $8 million deal with SEA...A three-year letter winner at Michigan, where he appeared in 37 career games and made 23 straight starts...Compiled 61 tackles, 18 TFLs and nine sacks during his career...As a junior in 2006, Branch posted 25 stops and three fumbler recoveries to earn All-Big Ten First-Team honors by both the coaches and media. Started all 13 games as a junior was named to numerous All-American teams...Tallied 31 stops, 10 TFLs and five sacks as a sophomore while winning the Richard Katcher Award as Michigan's top defensive lineman...Has tremendous size and strength...Explosive and powerful...Great athlete, especially for his size...Can take on more than one blocker...Plays the run very well...Has the ability to get to opposing quarterbacks...Struggles to stay fit...Stamina has been problem...Lacks some consistency, but is regarded as one of the top interior defensive linemen in the draft.

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