2006: Started a career-best 11 games and saw action in all 13 ... Had a career year with 49 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, one sack, and three pass breakups ... Came out of the spring as the starting SAM linebacker ... Had eight tackles in the Blue-White game to tie for the team lead on the Blue squad ... Also had a pass breakup in the Blue-White game ... Played a career-best 47 snaps in win over FIU and responded with five tackles ... Earned a "winning performance" from the coaching staff on defense and special teams for his effort against FIU ... Named the special team's captain at Maryland ... Had two tackles and played 63 snaps against the Terps ... Registered seven stops (one sack) in win over Tennessee Tech in 52 plays and earned a "winning performance" from the coaching staff ... Was in on a career-best 66 plays at Oklahoma and registered one tackle ... Collected three tackles at North Texas and registered four stops and a pass breakup against No. 8 Louisville ... Registered one tackle and a pass breakup in win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Had four tackles and earned a "winning performance" in win at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Earned his third straight "winning performance" after collecting a career-high eight tackles in win over FAU, including one for loss of yards ... Had three tackles, including a tackle for loss, in win over ASU ... Added four tackles at South Carolina and four against Troy ... Collected three stops in the Motor City Bowl against Central Michigan.
2005: Played in a career-best 10 of 11 games as a backup linebacker and special teams performer ... Most of his action at linebacker came during passing situations ... Finished the year with a personal-high 15 tackles and one forced fumble ... Collected a career-best five tackles in season opener at Alabama and then matched that total at home against Akron ... Made one stop in win over Vanderbilt and against Louisiana-Monroe and FIU.
2004: Saw action in two games (New Mexico State, Troy) ... Collected a total of two tackles on the season with both stops coming against New Mexico State.
2003: Did not compete in any games, but was a member of the scout team.
2002: Walked on to the Blue Raider program ... Took a redshirt year.
High School: Played at Ft. Campbell (KY) High School and Kenwood High School ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Named All-West Kentucky Conference in 1999 ... Two-time all-region performer at Kenwood ... Recorded eight sacks and 21 TFLs during the 2000 season at Ft. Campbell ... Tallied 130 tackles during senior campaign at Kenwood.
Personal: Parents: Lorenzo Brandon and Brenda Brandon ... Born 1/12/84 ... Major: University Studies.