Brannan, Jr., Solomon - Football, 2000

Brannan was a football standout at Tompkins High School, where he played for the legendary Joseph Turner. After high school, he signed a football scholarship to Morris Brown College. He had an outstanding career at Morris Brown where he excelled at the halfback position and was inducted into the Morris Brown College Athletic Hall of Fame. While at the college, Brannan was also selected to the Extra Point Club, Inc. Hall of Fame. This club honors athletes from colleges in the Atlanta area. Upon graduation, Brannan played as a defensive back and punt returner in the NFL and WFL for ten years. He was a member of the following teams: Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, and Jacksonville Sharks. Brannan was a member of the 1966 Kansas City Chiefs team that played in the first Super Bowl Championship and was also the first player to score a touchdown in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals.

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