Brandin Echols is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He wears the number 26 jersey.
He played college football at Kentucky and was drafted by the Jets in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.
Echols was ranked as a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com coming out of high school He committed to Kentucky on September 23, 2018.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|5 ft 10+1⁄8 in|
|4.36 s||1.46 s||2.55 s||4.12 s||6.84 s||42.5 in|
|11 ft 4 in|
|All values from Pro Day|
Echols was drafted by the New York Jets with the 200th pick in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. On May 7, 2021, Echols officially signed with the Jets.
Echols was named a starting cornerback to begin his rookie season in 2021. He started the first nine games before suffering a thigh injury in Week 10. On November 16, 2021, he was placed on an injured reserve. He was activated on December 11.