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Brandon Wilson
Brandon  Wilson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shreveport, La.

High School:
Calvary Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
CB

Birthdate:
07/27/1994


• 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)

2015: Made 12 starts in 13 appearances with the first 11 coming at cornerback before switching to running back late in the season...Compiled 70 yards on 11 carries in the American Championship game against Temple...Started first career game at running back and rushed for a team-best 111 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns in win over Navy...Also retured two kickoffs fro 30 yards vs. Midshipmen...Notched his second kickoff return for a touchdown this season with a 94-yard return at UConn...Tallied 115 yards on two kickoff returns...Also had six tackles and a PBU vs. Huskies...Tallied five tackles in win over Memphis...Had an interception return for a 51-yard touchdown, while also tallying four tackles, a PBU and a QBU in win over Cincinnati...Had three tackles and two PBU, while tallying 24 return yards on one kickoff in shutout win over Vanderbilt...Returned a fumble recovery for an 85-yard touchdown to open the game at UCF...Finished with four tackles, a forced fumble and recovery vs. Knights...Had five tackles and returned one kickoff for 31 yards in win at Tulane...Recorded a fumble recovery, eight tackles and a pass breakup in win over SMU...Had four tackles and a pass breakup in win at Tulsa...Tallied five tackles in win over Texas State...Became the sixth player in program history to record a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in a win at Louisville...Also added eight tackles for second-most on the team vs.t he Cardinals...Returned three kicks for a total of 78 yards with a long of 45 for the Cougars on special teams in the season opener...Also record three tackles including two for a loss against Tennessee Tech.

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.

2013:
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: Undecided on a major.

Brandon Wilson's Career Bests
Tackles:
8, at Louisville (2015)
Tackles for Loss: 2, vs. 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)
Rushing Attempts: 22, Navy (2015)
Rushing Yards: 111, Navy (2015)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2, Navy (2015)
Long Rush: 18, Navy (2015)

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