|Hometown:||Rancho Cordova, Calif.|
|Previous School:||Cordova HS|
Established himself as one of the top pass rushers in the Big Sky…returns as a starter at defensive end…coaches believe that he has limitless potential…has great instincts towards the ball…greyshirted during the fall of 2004.
2005 Season: Earned honorable mention all-Big Sky honors during his first collegiate season…started all 11 games at defensive end…had at least three stops in each game…ended the year with 54 total tackles, including 11 for loss and three sacks…ranked second on the team in both tackles-for-loss and sacks…his total tackles led all defensive linemen on the team…biggest game came in the season finale against Montana where he had nine stops (three solo), 3.5 tackles-for-loss and a sack for a 12-yard loss…also had sacks against UC Davis and Northern Arizona…had eight tackles (four solos) in the victory over NAU…also forced a fumble and broke up a pass against the Lumberjacks…recovered a fumble and had a season-high five solo tackles (six total) at Cal Poly.
High School: A 2003 graduate of Cordova High School…played four years of football and basketball and competed in three years of track and field for the Lancers…was a two-time all-Sierra Valley Conference selection in football…named SVC Defensive Player of the Year as a senior…was named to the Sacramento Bee’s All-Metro team that same year…helped lead Cordova to a 12-1 overall record and a Sierra Valley Conference title as a senior…played tight end and linebacker…also earned all-conference honors in basketball.
Personal: Born 4-5-86…planning to major in kinesiology…would like to teach following graduation…son of Monica Brannon.