Tramaine Brock

Tramaine Brock
Super Bowl XLVII.
No. 26     San Francisco 49ers
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-08-20) August 20, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Gulfport, Mississippi
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Long Beach (MS)
College: Belhaven
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history

Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Career NFL statistics as of Week 6, 2013

Tramaine Brock (born August 20, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the 49ers in 2010 after not being selected in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Belhaven University.

Early life

In high-school, Brock attended and played at Long Beach Senior High School in Mississippi.

College career

Mississippi Gulf Coast

Brock spent his freshman and sophomore years playing safety for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. In his sophomore year, he and the rest of Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs had an undefeated season with a 12-0 record and a spot in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship game which his team won by a margin of 62-28 over Kilgore College. That season he recorded 72 tackles, seven interceptions and two forced fumbles. During his time there, he was teammates with Terrence Cody.[1]

University of Minnesota

In his junior year, Brock transferred to the University of Minnesota. He was made a starter and was third on the team in tackles and led them with 71, an interception two passes defended, and three forced fumbles. After only one season, he left the University of Minnesota after being suspended for failing to qualify academically.[2]

Belhaven University

In 2009, Brock transferred to Belhaven University of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to finish out his senior year.[3]

Professional career

San Francisco 49ers

Brock signed as an undrafted free agent by San Francisco 49ers after going unselected in the 2010 NFL Draft on April 26, 2010. The team later released on September 14, 2010, but signed with the practice squad the next day. Five days later, he signed on to the active roster. Brock would be released again on October 12, then put on the practice squad two days later. He was signed to the active roster on the October 27. In 2010, Brock made his NFL debut against the Denver Broncos and that year only played in three games and recorded only four tackles.

In 2011, Brock played in 11 games but he missed three games due to a hand injury. That year Brock recorded six tackles and two interceptions in back to back games. He got his first interception in the first game of the season versus the Seattle Seahawks and his second versus the Dallas Cowboys with an 18 yard return.

He later signed a one-year deal on March 12, 2012. In 2012, Brock played a big role on special teams especially the kickoff, that year he played all 16 games. That year he played in the Super Bowl. Brock, recorded 16 tackles and a key forced fumble against the St. Louis Rams, a divisional rival, Brock, created the forced fumble that gave the 49ers the ball back and took advantage of the turnover to put them up in the lead 21-17.

In the 2013 offseason, Brock signed a $1.323 million tender with the 49ers keeping him there until the 2014 season.[4][5]

On October 6, 2013, Brock scored his first Touchdown against the Houston Texans on an interception off Quarterback Matt Schaub. Later in the game, Brock recorded his 2nd interception of the game, making it his first multi-interception game in his career. Brock was named the teams 3rd Cornerback, replacing the injured Nnamdi Asomugha.

Just days after the game against the Texans, Brock was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.

References

Parrott, R. (2011, September 23). Belhaven Alum Tramaine Brock is NFL Interception Leader for San Francisco 49ers.

Parrott, R. (2012, January 23). Congratulation Tramaine Brock.

Belhaven University. (2013, February 1). Q&A With Current San Francisco 49er and Former Blazer Tramaine Brock.

External links

  • San Francisco 49ers bio
  • Belhaven Blazers bio
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers bio
  • Tramaine Brock's winding trail to the NFL

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