Tyvon Branch

Date of Birth
Dec. 10, 1986
210 lbs

Tyvon Branch


Tyvon Branch is a safety for the Oakland Raiders. He previously played college football at the University of Connecticut and was a Second-Team All-Big East selection in 2007.

Early Years

Branch was born on December 11, 1986 in Syracuse, NY and lettered in both football and track at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. He played defensive back and returned kickoffs for the football team and won state titles in both the 100 and 200 meter dash as a senior in track. He was named the Gatorade New York State Track Athlete of the Year after winning the 60 meter dash at the 2004 National Indoor Track Championship. Despite his great success as a track star, he chose to play football at the University of Connecticut.

University of Connecticut

Branch didn’t see many snaps as a safety as a true freshman...