Brian Orakpo Speaker Profile
Defensive End for the Washington Redskins
Brian Orakpo Biography
Brian Orakpo was born July 31, 1986 and is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Texas, and was recognized as an All-American and one of the top defensive linemen in the country. He was selected by the Redskins with the thirteenth overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft.
In Week 4 of the 2011 NFL season against the ++St. Louis Rams++, Orakpo was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week. He was credited with 2.5 sacks, five tackles (two for a loss), three quarterback hits and a forced fumble. In Week 17 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Orakpo suffered an injury to his left shoulder and pectoral muscle after sacking Michael Vick in the second quarter. He didn't play for the rest of the game. On January 10, 2012, it was confirmed that Orakpo had surgery on his shoulder. Orakpo was chosen as an alternate for the 2012 Pro Bowl along with teammates, London Fletcher and Lorenzo Alexander.
Among Brian Orakpo's endorsement contracts includes one he signed in August 2011 with Geico, and he has appeared in several commercials with one of Geico's famous "caveman" spokespeople. While one such commercial claims Orakpo is an All-Pro linebacker, he has never received that award.
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