What year is Brandin Echols?

Brandin Echols was born on October 16, 1997, he is 24 years old and an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). 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.

HeightWeightArm lengthHand span40-yard dash10-yard split20-yard split20-yard shuttleThree-cone drillVertical jumpBroad jumpBench press
5 ft 10+18 in
(1.78 m)
179 lb
(81 kg)
30+14 in
(0.77 m)
9+18 in
(0.23 m)
4.36 s1.46 s2.55 s4.12 s6.84 s42.5 in
(1.08 m)
11 ft 4 in
(3.45 m)
13 reps
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.