Branch selected in the 2nd round of NFL draft

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Pos: DE   Height: 6-5   Weight: 260   Hometown: Richmond, VA (Varina HS)  
Years Played: 2007 - 2011

Clemson DE Andre BranchAndre Branch
Defensive End
#40 6-5, 260
Richmond, VA

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was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round (pick# 38) of the NFL draft.

Branch led the ACC in sacks this past season with 10.5 and was a first-team All-ACC selection, as well as a second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Foundation, Sports Illustrated, and CBS Sports. He was also a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award, which is given to the top defensive back in the nation.

Last year, Virginia Tech's Ryan Williams was selected with the 38 overall pick. He signed a 4 year contract worth $5,000,000 with a signing bonus of $2,141,768.

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