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Copeland '09 Announces Retirement from NFL

Brandon Copeland '09 announced his retirement from the NFL, ending a ten-year professional career as a linebacker and special teams player. Copeland signed on to the Baltimore Ravens' practice squad in 2013 following a stellar career at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending the 2014 season on the Tennessee Titans' practice squad, Copeland ascended to the 53-man roster of the Detroit Lions in 2015. Following two years with the Lions, he went on to play for the New York Jets, New England Patriots, and Atlanta Falcons, and ultimately closed out his career in 2022 with his hometown Ravens. Across 85 games played, Copeland amassed 163 total tackles while notching eight sacks and two forced fumbles.

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