Brandon LaFell (born November 4, 1986, in Houston, Texas) is a wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the NFL. He was picked with the 78th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. LaFell is considered one of the best wide receivers in his class, and draws comparisons to Dwayne Bowe.
LaFell attended Lamar High School in Houston, where he caught 46 passes for 1,116 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior. Also starring on special teams, he returned punts of 65 and 58 yards for touchdowns. LaFell was a member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 and named first-team All-Greater Houston Area in 2004.
Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, LaFell was listed as the No. 32 wide receiver prospect in the nation.