|High School:||Boiling Springs|
2013: Played in 12 games at nose tackle and was an outstanding complement to starter James Smith…Finished the season with 23 tackles, three tackles for loss, half a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery…Had two tackles, including one for loss, and forced a fumble in the win over Shorter (9/7)…Recovered a fumble as one of four turnovers in the Bucs’ win at Norfolk State (9/21)…Totaled four stops in back-to-back weeks in wins over Appalachian State (9/28) and North Greenville (10/5)…Two of his four stops against North Greenville went for loss, and also posted half a sack…Assisted on two tackles in the win over Coastal Carolina (11/9) and recorded three solo stops in the season finale against Liberty (11/23).
2012: Played in nine games on the defensive line...Finished the season with 13 tackles, one tackle for loss, and two fumble recoveries...Recovered a fumble in season opener at The Citadel (9/1) and had a tackle as well...Had two tackles against Illinois (9/15)...Recorded a season-high three tackles, inlcuding one for loss, in win over Gardner-Webb (11/10)...Had three more tackles in season finale against Coastal Carolina (11/17), and recovered another fumble.
2011: Appeared in eight games at defensive tackle, and made collegiate debut in Tallahassee at Florida State on Sept. 10…recorded 11 tackles for the year (7 solo), and added two tackles for loss, a sack, and a fumble recovery…first career sack, both of his tackles for loss, and career-high five tackles came versus Norfolk State in home opener on Sept. 24.
High School: Played three seasons for Coach Bruce Clark at Boiling Springs HS ... had 106 tackles as a senior, bettering his mark of 104 tackles as a junior ... had 18 sacks, 25 tackles for loss and five fumble recoveries over the course of his career ... named the 2008 Best Defensive Lineman and was named to the all-area and all-academic teams as a senior ... also earned Region Player of the Week honors.
Personal: Son of Katilia Brannon.