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Brandon King
Brandon King

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Warner Robbins, Ga.

High School:
Houston County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192

Position:
Cornerback



Quoting Coach Anarumo: "Brings a great deal of flexibility to the defense ... starts at corner and nickel back and previously played safety."

2008: Started all 12 games ... shared team lead with one fumble recovery (also nine other players) ... ranked second on squad with nine pass breakups and fifth with 48 tackles (24 solo, 24 assists), including 2.0 for loss ... had one interception and one forced fumble ... came up with 60-yard interception vs. Oregon on Oct. 13 ... had career-high eight tackles (4 solo, 4 assists) vs. Penn State on Oct. 4 ... equaled career high of two pass breakups at Michigan State on Nov. 8 ... matched career high of eight tackles (4 solo, 4 assists), forced a fumble and recovered another at Iowa on Nov. 15.

2007: Started all 13 games ... had 44 tackles (27 solo, 17 assists), including 1.0 for loss, with one interception and three pass breakups ... had tackle for loss at Toledo on Sept. 1 ... intercepted pass vs. Ohio State on Oct. 6 ... recorded season-high six tackles (4 solos, 2 assists) at Penn State on Nov. 3 ... had career-high two pass breakups vs. Michigan State on Nov. 10.

2006: Received team's Most Improved Award - Defense for spring season ... did not play.

2005: Appeared in all 11 games as reserve and on special teams ... had four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists) ... recorded season-high two tackles (both solos) vs. Notre Dame on Oct. 1 ... equaled season high of two tackles (both assists) at Wisconsin on Oct. 22.

High School: Ranked as No. 69 athlete in nation and No. 40 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... first team all-state as senior quarterback ... rushed for 1,002 yards with 10 touchdowns and passed for 900 yards with eight touchdowns ... scored 29 total touchdowns ... recorded 18 tackles and two interceptions in limited action on defense ... had 894 yards rushing with 18 touchdowns and 698 yards passing with eight touchdowns as junior ... primarily played cornerback as freshman and sophomore and quarterback as junior and senior ... coach was Doug Johnson ... also played basketball.

Personal: Given name is Brandon Marico King ... born Jan. 28, 1987 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys lifting weights and playing video games.