Brandon "Bam" Childress was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent on July 24, 2005 ... Released by the Patriots (9/3/05) and signed to the practice squad (9/4/05) ... Signed from the practice squad to the Patriots' active roster (12/31/05) ... Released by the Patriots (9/3/06) and signed to the practice squad (9/4/06) ... Signed from the practice squad to the Patriots' active roster (9/10/06) ... Released by the Patriots (9/12/06) and signed to the practice squad (9/13/06) ... Signed from the practice squad to the Patriots' active roster (12/23/06).
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2006 (2/0, 0/0): Played in the season opener against Buffalo and then joined the practice squad until being re-signed to the active roster (12/23) ... Was listed as a day of game inactive for all three playoff contests.
Buffalo (9/10): Saw action in a reserve role at wide receiver but did not record a reception in the Patriots' 19-17 victory over the Bills. Jacksonville (12/24): Played in a reserve role at wide receiver and grabbed two receptions for seven yards ... Snared his first reception of the season, a 5-yard catch, over the middle in the second quarter.
2005 (1/0/0/0): Saw action in his first career NFL contest and grabbed his first career reception on 7-yard pass play from Matt Cassel against Miami (1/1/06).
Miami (1/1): Saw action at wide receiver and cornerback … Led the team with three receptions for 32 yards … Grabbed his first career reception on 7-yard pass play from Matt Cassel in the second quarter … Converted a key third-and-nine with a 21-yard reception in the fourth quarter … Collected five tackles (2 solo).
2005 Postseason (0/0/0/2): Jacksonville (1/7): Inactive. at Denver (1/14): Inactive.
Played in 49 games with seven starts over four seasons with the Ohio State Buckeyes from 2001-04 ... Recorded 33 career receptions for 392 yards and also recorded nine kickoff returns for 159 yards. 2004 (Senior): Played in all 12 games and grabbed a career-high 17 receptions for 205 yards ... Served as the Buckeyes' third wide receiver for much of the year and tied for third on the team with 17 receptions. 2003 (Junior): Played in all 13 games with three starts ... Finished the season with 11 catches for 133 yards. 2002 (Sophomore): Played in 13 games and finished the season with four grabs for 47 yards for the BCS champions. 2001 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 11 games and made one catch for seven yards in the home finale ... Also returned four kickoffs for 74 yards.
Brandon Childress was born the son of John and Willeen Childress on March 31, 1982 ... Attended Chanel High School in Warrensville Heights, Ohio where he earned 12 varsity letters (four each in football and basketball and two each in track and baseball) ... As a senior in 1999, was named Ohio's Mr. Football, USA Today's Ohio Player of the Year and the Division V Defensive Player of the Year ... Is a cousin of Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey ... Majored in Family Resource Management at Ohio State.
- In his first career NFL game on Jan. 1, 2006, Bam achieved the rare feat of achieving significant statistics on both offense and defense in the same game. He led the team with three receptions, while also picking up five tackles as a reserve cornerback.