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Dylan Gandy
C #65
Height:
6-3
Weight:
295
College:
Texas Tech
Hometown:
Harlingen, Texas
Experience:
9
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YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 120 19
2013 DET 15 0
2012 DET 16 0
2011 DET 16 0
2010 DET 16 0
2009 DET 15 5
2008 OAK 0 0
2008 DEN 0 0
2007 IND 10 1
2006 IND 16 11
2005 IND 16 2

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Re-signed with Detroit as an unrestricted free agent July 29, 2011.
  • Signed as a free agent with the Detroit Lions April 3, 2009. Re-Signed with the Lions as a restricted free agent April 15, 2010.
  • Signed by the Oakland Raiders November 26, 2008 and waived by the raiders December 4, 2008.
  • Signed by the Denver Broncos May 16, 2008 and was released by the Broncos August 30, 2008. Re-signed by the Broncos September 2, 2008 and waived September 9, 2008. Re-signed by the Broncos September 24, 2008 and waived by the Broncos October 6, 2008.
  • Released from the Indianapolis Colts May 4, 2008.
  • Originally drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.

2011: Back-up guard and contributor on special teams.

  • Saw time at guard vs. Kansas City (9/18). Recovered a RB Keiland Williams fumble on first-and-10 at the Detroit 46-yard line with 2:51 remaining in the game.

2010: Played in all 16 games and contributed on special teams and as a back-up guard.

  • Saw time on special teams in the season opener at Chicago (9/12).
  • Came in at right guard during the third quarter at Minnesota (9/26) after G Stephen Peterman left with a re-aggravated foot injury.
  • Saw action against Green Bay (12/12) as a part of field goal line.ontributes on special teams and as a back-up guard.

2009: Appeared in 15 games (five starts).

  • Saw time on special teams at New Orleans (9/13).
  • Started at right guard vs. Arizona (12/20) and was part of an offensive line that gained 161 yards on the ground, including Maurice Morris' 126 rushing yards.

2008: Spent several stints on Denver's roster before being ultimately released November 26 and signed with Oakland before being cut December 4.

2007: Played in 10 games with one start for Indianapolis. Did not play in three games and was inactive for three others.

2006: Played Started a career-high 11 games at left guard and appeared in all 16 contests for the second consecutive year on a Colts squad that won Super Bowl XLI.

  • Helped Indianapolis post the highest third-down success rate (56.1 percent/105-of-187) in the NFL since the 1970 merger.
  • Blocked for a Colts offense that allowed the fewest sacks (15) in the league and averaged an AFC-best 379.4 yards per game.
  • Started in an AFC Wild Card Game vs. Kansas City (1/6) and saw time on special teams in the Colts' remaining three postseason games, including Super Bowl XLI vs. Chicago (2/4).

2005: Selected by Indianapolis in the fourth round (19th overall) of the NFL Draft. Appeared in all 16 games with two starts during his rookie campaign.

COLLEGE: Started 20 career games during four seasons at Texas Tech. Spent most of his first three seasons at guard before starting 12 games at center during his senior year.

  • Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference honors after not allowing a sack that campaign.
  • Earned academic all-conference honors as a junior and sophomore.
  • Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas.
  • Received first-team all-district and All-Central Texas honors. Lettered in track and field.
  • Assisted with the "Colts Day in Schools" program and the Colts' Special Olympics Flag Football Clinic during his time wth that club.
  • Majored in history at Texas Tech.
  • Dylan Colter Gandy was born on March 8, 1982, in Harlingen, Texas.

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