A Bengal from 2010-13, Ghee re-signed with Cincinnati on 3-19-15, as a free agent ... Saw action in 2014 for Tennessee ... Previously played in 23 games and two playoff games for Cincinnati ... A player with good natural coverage skills, he was a Bengals third-round draft choice in 2010.
Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in third round of 2010 NFL Draft (96th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 7-23-10 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-3-11 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-4-11 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 11-14-11 ... Signed with San Diego as unrestricted free agent on 3-15-14 ... Contract terminated by Chargers on 8-26-14 ... Signed with Tennessee as free agent on 10-8-14 ... Waived by Titans on 12-3-14 ... Signed with Cincinnati as free agent on 3-19-15.
2014: Played in first three preseason games for San Diego, after signing as an unrestricted free agent, logging three tackles and a pass defensed ... Signed with Tennessee after being released by San Diego and played in six games (Games 7-12) prior to release, with one INT and three tackles ... Logged his INT on Nov. 23 at Philadelphia, picking off Mark Sanchez pass in first quarter at Eagles 30, setting up a TD drive.
Previous seasons: 2010—Bengals rookie was inactive for Games 1-2, after suffering hit to the head in preseason on Aug. 28 at Buffalo ... Made NFL debut Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay, playing on special teams ... Had a special teams tackle in each of the six games he played (Games 5-10) ... Sidelined with groin injury on Nov. 21 vs. Buffalo, and placed Dec. 8 on Reserve/Injured list. 2011—Opened season on Bengals practice squad ... Signed to roster after Game 9 and played in Games 10-16 and Wild Card playoff on special teams. 2012—Spent season on Bengals Reserve/Injured list, due to wrist injury suffered in practice on Aug. 2. 2013—Played for Bengals in 10 games (Games 4 and 8-16), with six tackles and five passes defensed ... Also played (no statistics) in Wild Card playoff ... Inactive for Games 1-3 due to a concussion, and for Games 5-7 due to thigh injury ... Made season debut on Sept. 29 at Cleveland and had three tackles ... Two tackles and two passes defensed Oct. 27 vs. Jets ... One tackle and a pass defensed Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland.
College: Played three seasons (2007-09) at Wake Forest, appearing in 36 games (34 starts) ... Had only one INT, but contributed 25 passes defensed, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, 12.5 tackles-for-loss, two sacks and a blocked punt ... Helped Deacons reach and win two bowl games ... Redshirted in 2005, and did not play in ’06 due to eligibility issues.
Personal: Hometown is Fayetteville, N.C. ... Attended Jack Britt High School, where he earned all-state honors at CB and all-region mention at WR ... Also lettered in track and field in high school, posting times of 10.5 in 100 meters and 21.47 in 200 meters ... Communications major at Wake Forest ... Last name is pronounced “JEE.”
With 13, Brandon Ghee has fewer snaps from scrimmage than games played by fellow 2010 draft classmates Geno Atkins, Jermaine Gresham and Carlos Dunlap.