Five Little Known Facts About Cleveland Browns Quarterback Brock Osweiler


Brock Osweiler made a big name for himself when he had a successful run with the Denver Broncos. Then, after a highly publicized free agent season that saw him move to the Houston Texans, he was somewhat shockingly acquired by the Cleveland Browns.

Here is a look at five little known facts about Brock Osweiler:

Basketball?

Following his freshman year of high school, Brock Osweiler committed to Gonzaga University to play basketball.

Missing Two Inches

Throughout his college football career at Arizona State University, Brock Osweiler was listed in the media guide at 6’8″ tall. At the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, he was officially measured in at 6’6″ tall.

That First NFL Interception

On November 15, 2015, Brock Osweiler came on in relief of Peyton Manning for the Broncos and threw his first interception. It was picked off by Eric Berry and returned 25 yards.

A Catch?

On November 21, 2016 in a Texans loss to the Raiders, Brock Osweiler was credited with catching his very first NFL pass. It went for a six yard loss. It came on a first and goal on the Raiders one yard line, he threw the ball, it was tipped by the defense and he caught it himself. He would connect with Braxton Miller two plays later for the touchdown.

First And Last Texans TD Passes

The first regular season TD pass Brock Osweiler threw as the quarterback of the Houston Texans went to DeAndre Hopkins. The last one he threw before leaving the team was caught by C.J. Fiedorowicz. Coincidentally, he threw two TD passes with the Texans in the postseason too, the first one being caught by Hopkins and the last by Fiedorowicz.

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