Brandon King was signed by the New England Patriots to the 53-man roster from the practice squad on Oct. 10, 2015 ... Originally signed by New England as a rookie free agent (5/8/15) ... Released by New England (9/5/15) ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad (9/8/15).
2016 (16/0, 3/0)
Played all 16 regular-season games, mainly on special teams. Made one tackle on defense and nine on special teams.
Appeared in all three playoff games and made one special teams tackle.
Made his first tackle of the season on defense in the win at Buffalo (10/30).
Totaled two special teams tackles in the win vs. Los Angeles (12/4).
Recorded two special teams tackles in the win vs. Baltimore (12/12).
Totaled one special teams tackle in the Divisional Round game vs. Houston (1/14).
2015 (13/0, 2/0)
Began the season on the practice squad before being added to the 53-man roster on Oct. 10.
Was one of three rookie free agents, along David Andrews and Justin Coleman, to be a major contributor on the 53-man roster.
Appeared in 13 regular-season games and contributed mainly on special teams, posting 12 tackles. Also forced one fumble on a punt return.
Appeared in both postseason contests and recorded two special teams tackles.
Contributed heavily on special teams, posting two special teams tackles and forcing a Leodis McKelvin fumble on a punt return in the third quarter of the win vs. Buffalo (11/23), recovered by Jonathan Freeny at the 30-yard line.
Contributed on special teams, recording two special teams tackles in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24).
Played two seasons at Auburn after transferring from Highland Community College.
Began his tenure at Auburn as a safety in 2013 then converted to defensive end for the second half of his senior season in 2014.
King showed his positional versatility in college. He began his career playing safety but also played linebacker before switching to defensive end for the second half of his senior season.