Drafted by the Cardinals in the seventh-round (225th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. After starting the first nine games of the 2010 season, his first as a starter, placed on injured reserve (hamstring) on 11/16/10.
2009: After being inactive for the first 11 games of the season, saw action as a backup down the stretch after Mike Gandy was injured (pelvis) … in first career NFL game, saw time on the kickoff return team and filled in for Deuce Lutui at RG for one play in the first quarter vs. Min (12/6) … inactive @ SF (12/14) … saw action on special teams in the final three games of the season … DNP in either postseason contest.
2008: Inactive for all 16 regular season games and four postseason contests.
The biggest player ever to compete at Northern Iowa, Keith enrolled at the University of Oklahoma in 2003, but left before the season … enrolled at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Junior College after leaving Oklahoma and played football his second year, earning NJCAA All-American second-team honors … returned to Oklahoma in 2005 but left without ever suiting up for the team … after transferring to Division I-AA Northern Iowa, played in 18 games in the next two years, earning All-Gateway Conference first-team and Associated Press third-team All-American honors in 2007 … started 11 of 13 games at RT as a senior … helped lead the Panthers to a perfect 11-0 regular season as the team was ranked No. 1 in the nation for six weeks during the season … appeared in seven games (two starts) and missed four games with a bone bruise in his knee as a junior.
Full name Brandon Latrel Keith … attended McAlester (OK) High School where he was rated the second-best player in the state of Oklahoma by Rivals.com in 2002 … earned first-team All-State recognition from the Daily Oklahoman and the Tulsa World … helped lead the team to an 11-1 record and a state semifinal appearance as a senior.