#54 Brian Waters

#54 Brian Waters - He’s been waiting his entire NFL career for this moment. Brian is at the Super Bowl. In his twelve years he has never been on a team that won a playoff game, let alone go to the Super Bowl. A pro-bowl selection for six of his twelve years, Brian has established himself as one of the best offensive lineman in the NFL. After spending eleven years with the Kansas City Chiefs, he was released on July 28, 2011. Thank you Kansas City!!!

Brian was born on February 18, 1977. He attended Waxahachie High School in Waxahachie, Texas, and lettered in football. As a senior, he was an All-District honoree as both a tight end and as a defensive end. He attended the University of North Texas and went into the NFL as an undrafted free agent. I repeat, “undrafted!”

During the 2004 NFL season, Brian was selected as the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his play during a game versus the Atlanta Falcons on October 24, 2004. The Chiefs scored an NFL record eight rushing touchdowns during that game. Waters is the only offensive lineman in the AFC to have received the award, and the only lineman in the NFL to win since 1992. Waters was recognized as the recipient of the 2009 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award which honors a player's contribution on the field as well as off. As a Patriot, he was the only offensive lineman to start every game this year, regular season and playoffs. With the vaunted Giants defensive line, we will need a stellar game from him. Congratulations on a great season Brian!!