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2009 Football Roster


Brandon Perry

Class: r-Sr.
Position: DT
Height: 6-1
Weight: 280 pounds
Previous School: Hawkinsville
Hometown: Hawkinsville, GA

Honors: 2009 - Named honorable mention All-Sun Belt by the league's coaches and media ... Named 2nd team All-Sun Belt by Phil Steele ... Earned the most improved award and the most improved strength training award for defensive linemen at the conclusion of spring drills ... Voted a permanent team captain by his teammates for 2009.

2009: Played and started all 13 games ... Registered a career-best 584 total snaps including a season-high 56 against FAU ... Earned 11 winning grades from the coaching staff ... Finished the year with a career-best 23 tackles, 6.0 TFLs, two sacks, two breakups, a forced fumble and a blocked kick ... Had his first career start at Clemson ... Added three stops at Maryland and had three tackles and a pass breakup at North Texas ... Had a TFL at Troy ... Turned in two tackles against Mississippi State ... All three of his tackles against WKU were for loss of yards, including one sack ... Had a pass breakup against FIU and a forced fumble against Louisiana ... Collected a sack and blocked his first career kick (field goal) in win over ASU ... Registered two solo stops at ULM ...Had three tackles and a TFL in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.

2008: Played in all 12 games and was in on 326 total snaps, including a season-best 47 at Kentucky ... Turned in a career-best 14 tackles (coaches had him with 17 stops) on the season to go with 1.5 tackles for loss, one interception, and one fumble recovery ... Earned eight winning grades from the coaches ... Collected one stop in win over Maryland ... Recorded his first career fumble recovery at Kentucky to go with one tackle ... Also had one tackle at Arkansas State ... Added two tackles in win over FAU ... Also had two tackles at Louisville and two solo stops and a TFL at Mississippi State ... Had his first career interception in win over ULM ... Added three stops in season finale at Louisiana.

2007: Registered a career-best four tackles including one for lost yardage at FAU in 28 snaps ... Broke his foot at Louisville after playing 43 snaps and missed the remainder of the season.

2006: Saw action in eight games and collected five total tackles on the season ... Suffered a foot injury during the second week of spring drills and missed the remainder of practice ... Did not play in opener against FIU or in games against Maryland and Tennessee Tech ... Played in his first game of the season at Oklahoma and tallied one tackle in eight plays ... Followed the OU game with 10 snaps against North Texas ... Did not play against Louisville ... Had one tackle in three snaps at Louisiana-Monroe and played just one snap in win over Louisiana-Lafayette ... Played eight snaps on defense in win over FAU ... Had two tackles in win over Arkansas State ... Recorded one stop in 16 plays at South Carolina.

2005: Played in eight of 11 games ... Finished with five tackles including two tackles for loss and a sack for the season ... Saw limited action in the season opener at Alabama, then two weeks later came up with his first collegiate sack in the loss to Akron ... Had one tackle in a reserve role against Vanderbilt, ULL, and Troy ... Missed the Arkansas State game due to family reasons ... Came back against Louisiana-Monroe in a limited role and had a tackle for loss ... Did not play in the season finale at FIU due to an injury.

High School: Helped lead Hawkinsville High School to a share of the Class A state championship with a 14-0-1 record (tied Clinch County in the state championship game) ... Registered 102 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, and eight sacks in 2004 ... Rated a three-star player by Rivals.com and the 23rd best defensive tackle in the nation ... Ranked 23rd on the Georgia Postseason Top 40 list ... Made the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Super Southern 100 list (top players in South) ... In the Insiders.com 2005 South Hot 100 written in May 2004, Perry was regarded as the top defensive tackle prospect in the South ... Received offers from Florida, Auburn, Nebraska, and Florida State.

Full Name: Brandon Cornelius Perry ... Parent: Angela Burns ... Born: 4/29/86 ... Major: Liberal Studies.



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