Brandon Howard Athlete Profile

#4 Brandon Howard

Brandon Howard
Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-9 Weight: 183 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Riverside, CA Last School: La Sierra High School

Personal

Parents are Renard and Earnie Howard ... recruited by Colorado, UTEP, Boise State, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Northern Arizona, Portland State and Columbia.

Before BYU

A first-team All-Ivy League selection as a wide receiver in 2004 ... a first-team All-Mountain View receiver as a junior ... credited with 43 receptions for 682 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... a three-year letterwinner in football ... led team to an 8-2 record ... earned an award named after him, the Smith & Howard Award ... named offensive player of the year as a junior ... won the Mountain View League 110-meter hurdle championship as a junior ... finished fifth in the hurdles at the CIF Championships as a senior ... earned All-America honors in the 55-meter shuttle hurdles relay, placing third in the nation in the 2003 US Nike Indoor Nationals ... 2004 league champion in the 100-meter hurdles and 4x100-meter relay ... as a senior, won the league championship in the 110-meter hurdles, 300-meter hurdles and the 4x100-meter relay ... won the CIF Southern Section Division I Championship in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.14 and advanced to the state championships where he was a finalist in the state of California ... a four-year letterman in track.

Stats

YEAR   GMS   SOLO  AST   TOTAL   TFL/YDS   SACKS/YDS   PBU   QBH   FR  FF   INT/YD
2006 10 1 0 1 - - - - - - -
2007 10 3 1 4 - - 1 - - - -
2008 13 17 18 35 - - 2 - - - 1/0
TOTAL 33 21 19 40 - - 3 - - - 1/0



2005 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted as a true freshman.

2006 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a freshman... saw action in all 13 games ... credited with one tackle ... contributed at corner and on special teams ... a significant contributor on a defensive unit that gave up only 14.7 points per game, ranking 10th nationally ... part of a defense that ranked fourth nationally in turnover margin with +14 turnover margin (+1.08 pg).

2007 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... played in 10 games during the season ... totaled four tackles on the season, including 3 solo stops ... posted a career-high two solo tackles at Tulsa ... also credited with a pass break-up against the Golden Hurricane.

2008 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... started 12 games at corner ... totaled 35 tackles on the season, including 17 solo takedowns ... recorded two pass breakups ... credited with his first career interception against Air Force ... recorded a season-high five tackles in the TCU game.