Brandon Heaney Athlete Profile

#34 Brandon Heaney

Brandon Heaney
Position: Cornerback Height: 5-11 Weight: 185 Roster Years: 2000-2004 Hometown: Trabuco Hills, CA Last School: Air Force

Personal

Parents are Brian and Lisa Heaney ... related to Carol Browner, chief of the Environmental Protection Agency.

At BYU

In 2002: Named as a preseason third-team All-MWC selection by Phil Steele.


In 2001: Competed in all 14 games for the Cougars as a sophomore... recorded 46 tackles, including 39 solo takedowns... turned in a season-high performance at Wyoming, recording nine tackles, including eight solos... recorded his only interception on the season in the fourth-quarter at Wyoming... with the game tied at 34-34 with 4:21 remaining, his interception set up the game-winning touchdown just six plays later... credited with five pass deflections on the season... earned coaches award for performances against Air Force, Wyoming and Mississippi State.


In 2000: Redshirted after transferring from the Air Force Academy.

Before BYU

NP letterwinner in football and track and two-time letterwinner in basketball ... an all-league wide receiver as a junior and team MVP ... switched to running back as a senior, earning all-league honors... earned all-county defensive MVP honors.

Other College

Air Force Academy:

Stats

HEANEY's Personal Best 
UT: 8 (Wyoming, Nov. 10, 2001)
AT: 5 (Georgia Tech; Sept. 21, 2002)
TFL/Yds: 2/5 (Air Force, Oct. 20, 2001)
Int: 2 (Georgia Tech; Sept. 21, 2002)
PD: 2 (Three times, Georgia Tech; Sept. 21, 2002)
HEANEY's Career Stats
Year Gms UT AT TFL FR INT PD BK Hur Sck
2001 14 39 7 2 0 1 5 0 0 0
2002 10 22 12 1 0 3 5 0 0 0
2003* 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 25 63 20 3 0 4 10 0 0 0
* Suffered a season-ending injury in the first game of the season.



2000 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted after transferring from the Air Force Academy.

2001 | Sophomore Year

Competed in all 14 games for the Cougars as a sophomore ... recorded 46 tackles, including 39 solo takedowns ... turned in a season-high performance at Wyoming, recording nine tackles, including eight solos ... recorded his only interception on the season in the fourth-quarter at Wyoming... with the game tied at 34-34 with 4:21 remaining, his interception set up the game-winning touchdown just six plays later ... credited with five pass deflections on the season ... earned coaches award for performances against Air Force, Wyoming and Mississippi State.

2002 | Junior Year

A Phil Steele College Football Preview third-team All-MWC selection ... earned All-Mountain West Conference honorable-mention honors ... earned the annual Robbie Bosco Award ... ranked as the third fastest player on the roster, clocked at 4.39 in the 40-yard dash ... despite a nagging shoulder injury, had 8 starts on the year and registered 34 tackles 3 interceptions, 8 pass deflections and 2 hurries during the season ... finished with two unassisted tackles, three assisted tackles and two pass break ups in 42-21 win over Syracuse, including two crucial second-half, third-down attempts ... saw limited time against Hawaii after suffering a dislocated shoulder ... recorded two unassisted tackles, three assisted tackles and two pass breakups in the Cougars' 35-32 win over the Warriors ... tallied a season-high 8 tackles at Georgia Tech, and had 2 interceptions.

2004 | Senior Year

Granted an additional season after suffering a season-ending injury in the Cougars' first game of the 2003 season (vs. Georgia Tech) ... saw limited action during spring camp after recovering from surgery ... listed as the starter at the right cornerback position entering fall camp.