Brent Urban plays as an American football defensive end for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens. He was born on May 5, 1991, and is currently 31 years old.
The Baltimore Ravens selected him in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. At Virginia, he played collegiate football.
The 26th Canadian to be chosen in an NFL draft is Urban. Urban was a well-known player on one of the top international hockey teams before making the switch to football.
He was one of four future NHL draft picks on the AAA Mississauga Ice Dogs team in 2006 that won the Ontario bantam title and made it to the international stage at the age of 15.
Due to his history of injuries, Urban fell to the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round (134th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
He was a defensive end for a 3-4 defense as a rookie. He tore his ACL during training camp. On August 25, 2014, he was placed on an injured reserve.
Urban tore his biceps muscle at training camp on August 8, 2015, and was put on injured reserve with the intention of returning.
On November 9, he resumed practice. On November 25, 2015, he was formally re-added to the active roster.
Urban signed a one-year contract to play defensive lineman in a 4-3 defense on March 22, 2021, with the Dallas Cowboys. On October 26, he was put on injured reserve.
Urban rejoined the Baltimore Ravens on May 20, 2022. He had previously played for the Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.