Brandon Wilson
Brandon  Wilson


Shreveport, La.

High School:
Calvary Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200



• American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 5, 2016)
• Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 4, 2016)
• 2016 Paul Hornung Award Watch List
• 2016 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC First Team (KR)

• 2016 Athlon Sports Preseason AAC Second Team (CB)
• 2015 Phil Steele's AAC First Team (KR)
• American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 14, 2015)
• Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (Sept. 14, 2015)
• American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 30, 2013)

2016: Started the first two games for Houston before missing the next three games ... returned in a home win over Tulsa (Oct. 15) ... had four tackles, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup in a road loss at SMU (Oct. 22) ... had five tackles and a pass breakup vs. the Hurricane … sat out in the team’s road win at Texas State (Sept. 24) due to injury ... had a 56 yard kickoff return and two tackles in a road win at Cincinnati (Sept. 15) … had two tackles and a kickoff return of 55 yards in a win over Lamar (Sept. 10) … led the Cougars with 10 tackles and had one for a loss of three yards, while scoring a touchdown on a 100-yard missed field goal return in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma (Sept. 3).

2015: Made 13 starts in 14 appearances with the first 12 coming at cornerback and two at running back late in the season ...only player in the nation to score multiple touchdowns in all three phases of the game with thwo each on offense, defense and special teams ... led The American and ranked sixth nationally with two kickoff returns for touchdowns ... became just the second player in Houston history with multiple kickoff return touchdowns in a season and a career ... moved to running back with injuries at the position four days before game against Navy and rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries and two touchdowns ... had 70 yards on 11 carries in the American Championship game against Temple ... moved back to cornerback for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and finished the game with three tackles and a pass breakup ... notched his second kickoff return for a touchdown of the season with a 94-yard return at UConn ... also had six tackles and a PBU vs. Huskies ... returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown in win over Cincinnati ... returned a fumble he forced 85 yards for a touchdown to open the scoring at UCF ... recorded a fumble recovery, eight tackles and a pass breakup in win over SMU ... became the sixth player in program history to record a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in win at Louisville ... also added eight tackles vs. the Cardinals.

2014: Played in all 13 games during the 2014 season, making eight starts at defensive back and as a special teams contributor ... finished the year with 33 tackles and one forced fumble ... recorded two tackles in Houston's comeback victory in the Armed Forces Bowl over Pittsburgh ... recorded four tackles at Cincinnati ... tallied one tackle at SMU ... registered two tackles vs. Tulsa ... recorded a season-high five tackles and one forced fumble vs. Tulane ... tallied one tackle at USF ... registered two tackles vs. Temple ... recorded two tackles at Memphis ... tallied one tackle vs. UCF ... recorded four tackles vs. UNLV ... made his season debut as a starter and registered three tackles at BYU ... recorded four tackles vs. Grambling State ... recorded two tackles in the 2014 season opener vs. UTSA.

Played in 12 games as a reserve defensive back and special teams contributor ... returned a blocked field goal 78 yards for a touchdown at UTSA ... was named The American Athletic Conference's Special Teams Player of the Week following the game ... had a career-best two tackles vs. Southern and SMU ... also broke up a pass against Southern.

2012: Redshirted

High School: Helped lead Calvary Academy to the Louisiana state semifinals as a senior ... rushed for 1,800 yards with 21 touchdowns as a senior while accounting for 500 yards receiving and six more scores ... averaged 33 yards per kick return as a senior.

Personal: Majoring in Kinesiology.

Brandon Wilson's Career Bests
10, vs. Oklahoma (2016)
Tackles for Loss: 2, Tennessee Tech (2015)
Fumbles Recovered: 1, at UCF (2015)
Fumbles Forced: 1, twice, last at UCF (2015)
Interceptions: 1, Cincinnati (2015)
PBU: 2, Vanderbilt (2015)
Kickoff Returns: 4, twice, last vs. Cincinnati (2015)
Kickoff Return Yards: 148, at Louisville (2015)
Long Kickoff Return: 100, at Louisville (2015)
Missed FG Return for a TD: 100, vs. Oklahoma (2016)
Rushing Attempts:
22, Navy (2015)
Rushing Yards: 111, Navy (2015)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2, Navy (2015)
Long Rush: 18, Navy (2015)
Receptions: 2, vs. Florida State (2015)
Receiving Yards: 31, vs. Florida State (2015)
Long Reception: 20, vs. Florida State (2015)

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