Future Watch: Garrett Bradbury Rookie Football Cards, Vikings

Future Watch: Garrett Bradbury Rookie Football Cards, VikingsFuture Watch: Garrett Bradbury Rookie Football Cards, VikingsGarrett Bradbury was drafted 18th overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2019 NFL Draft. The 6-3, 309-pound center starred at NC State.

In 2014, he only played in one game as a tight end. Not outrageous, he was just getting his feet wet at a big university.

He played in 10 games in 2015. He had an injury coming into camp and he played offensive guard that year. He got hurt again and that shortened his regular season. He did make the ACC All-Academic roll.

In 2016, he got his first opening day start and started in every game that season. He was involved in 87% of the team’s total snaps. He had the highest GPA on the team and earned the Independence Bowl’s scholar-athlete award.

In 13 games in 2017, he and his teammates only allowed 13 sacks. He took 1,000 of 1,022 sacks, that’s 98%! He was voted to the All-ACC team and he won the Bo Rein Award; for being a vital contributor in an unsung role. He was tied with a teammate for the team’s highest GPA.

In over 900 snaps in 2018, he never allowed a single sack. He was one again All-ACC, a Consensus All-American and he won the Rimington Award as the best center in college football. He was ready for the draft.

At the NFL Combine, he ran 4.92 in the 40-yard dash with 34 reps on the bench press. After that, he was set.

Collectors can get his rookie cards in 2019 Panini Contenders, Donruss, and XR to name a few.

Here’s a look at what he can do:

The Vikings have advanced in the playoffs and quarterback Kirk Cousins won his first-ever playoff game, so did Bradbury. He took 79 snaps, the same as Cousins. Bradbury is helping Cousins and the Vikings have an impact this season.

Future Watch: Garrett Bradbury Rookie Football Cards, Vikings – Stats

Receiving & Rushing Table
Games Receiving Rushing Total Yds
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD 1D Lng R/G Y/G Ctch% Y/Tgt Rush Yds TD 1D Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Touch Y/Tch YScm RRTD Fmb AV
2019 24 MIN C 56 16 16 1 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4 0.1 -0.3 100.0% -4.0 1 -4.0 -4 0 0 9
Career 16 16 1 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 -4 0.1 -0.3 100.0% -4.0 1 -4.0 -4 0 0 9
Provided by Pro-Football-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 1/8/2020.

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