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Cliff Branch. Clifford Branch Jr. Position: WR 5-11, 170lb (180cm, 77kg) Born: August 1, 1948 in Houston, TX. Died: August 3, 2019 in Bullhead City, AZ. College: Colorado (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 87 (306th overall since 1960) High School: Worthing
Clifford Branch Jr. (August 1, 1948 – August 3, 2019) was an American professional football player who was a wide receiver with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders during his entire 14-year National Football League (NFL) career. He won three NFL championships with the Raiders in Super Bowl XI, XV and XVIII.
Former wide receiver Cliff Branch, who spent 14 seasons with the team, passed away on Saturday at the age of 71. According to the Bullhead City Police Department in Arizona, Branch died of natural...
Cliff Branch, a former world-class sprinter who was one of the N.F.L.’s top deep threats, winning three Super Bowls in 14 seasons with the Raiders, was found dead on Saturday in a hotel room in ...
Cliff Branch. A world-class sprinter who set an NCAA championship meet record with a 10-second 100-meter dash out of Colorado …. Fourth-round draft pick (98th overall) by the Oakland Raiders ...
Cliff Branch, one of the Raiders’ career-leading receivers who won three Super Bowls, has died. He was 71. Police in Bullhead City, Arizona, say Branch was found dead in a hotel room Saturday.
Former Raiders WR great Cliff Branch has passed away. He turned 71 on Thursday. Team owner Mark Davis canceled plans to attend a Las Vegas function tonight upon learning news, per @johnnykats .
Cliff Branch, a 5’11”, 170-pound wide receiver out of Colorado, was selected in the fourth round of the 1972 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders, where he spent his entire 14 season career. Not only was Branch a standout on the football team at Colorado, but he was also a world-class sprinter who set an NCAA championship meet record with a 10-second 100-meter dash in 1972.
Cliff Branch changed the game. The world-class sprinter could out-run anyone, and he was at times unstoppable pushing the vertical Raiders offense downfield. “When you were across from him, there was fear there,” former 49ers and Raiders safety Ronnie Lott said in a video promoting Branch’s candidacy.
Oakland Raiders receiver Cliff Branch (21) congratulates Fred Biletnikoff (25) after their 32-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl XI at the Rose Bowl, in Pasadena, Jan. 9, 1977.