2018 Football Roster

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Brandon Garner

37 Brandon Garner

  • Height
  • Weight
  • Class
    Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown
    Mansfield, TX
  • Highschool
    Timberview HS


Ranks fourth in program history in career tackles for loss (33.5) and third in single season tackles for loss (17.0).


• Has 63 total tackles (33 solo), 17.0 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, a pair of pass breakups, a fumble recovery and nine quarterback hurries in 12 appearances
• Recorded three stops with a sack (and tackle for loss) and a quarterback hurry in the win on 11/24 at UTSA
• Posted four stops and 2.5 tackles for loss in the win vs. Florida Atlantic on 11/15 
• Had a season high 10 tackles, one of which was for loss and a quarterback hurry at Old Dominion on 11/10
• Made four tackles, two of which were for loss, a sack and a fumble recovery in the win vs. Rice on 10/27
• Recorded five tackles, a sack, a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry on 10/20 at UAB
• Had three tackles, one of which was for loss and a quarterback hurry in the win vs. Southern Miss on 10/13
• Posted four tackles and a half tackle for loss on 10/6 in the win at UTEP
• Made seven stops, a half tackle for loss and a pair of quarterback hurries vs. Louisiana Tech on 9/29
• Recorded five tackles, a sack and 3.0 tackles for loss in the win on 9/22 at Liberty
• Had four tackles, a sack and 2.0 tackles for loss in the win at Arkansas on 9/15
• Posted seven tackles with a half sack and 1.5 tackles for loss on 9/8 in the win vs. Incarnate Word
• Led the Mean Green in tackles with seven and had his first sack of the season in the win vs. SMU on 9/1

• Finished with 68 tackles (36 solo), 6.5 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, seven quarterback hurries and three pass break-ups in 14 appearances, 13 of which were starts
• Recorded three stops in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on 12/16 vs. Troy
• Had eight tackles in the C-USA Championship Game at Florida Atlantic on 12/2
• Posted  three tackles and a sack in the win at Rice on 11/25
• Made 10 tackles in the win vs. Army West Point on 11/18, a season-high
• Had four stops on 11/11 in the win vs. UTEP
• Recorded six tackles in the win on 11/4 at La Tech
• Made four stops in the win vs. Old Dominion on 10/28
• Made five tackles at Florida Atlantic on 10/21
• Had seven tackles on 10/14 in a win vs. UTSA
• Posted four tackles, 1.5 for loss, in the win at Southern Miss on 9/30
• Made five tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss, a sack and a quarterback hurry in the win vs. UAB on 9/23
• Had six tackles with a quarterback hurry on 9/16 at Iowa
• Made two tackles with a pair of pass break-ups and two quarterback hurries at SMU on 9/9

• Made one tackle and had a quarterback hurry on 9/2 vs. Lamar

• Made 12 appearances for the Mean Green, with five starts, posting 50 tackles (32 solo), 3.5 sacks, six tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries
• Posted four tackles (all solo) vs. Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on 12/27
• Recorded four stops on 11/26 at UTEP
• Made one tackle vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Posted three tackles with a sack on 10/29 at UTSA
• Had a career-high 11 tackles and a fumble recovery at Army on 10/22
• Led the Mean Green with seven tackles (five solo), two sacks and three tackles for loss vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Recorded six tackles (three solo) vs. MTSU on 10/1
• Made three tackles in the double OT win at Rice on 9/24
• Posted two stops at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Recorded five tackles (two solo), a half sack and a half tackle for loss in the win vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made season debut vs. SMU on 9/3 with four tackles, one of which was for a loss

• Played in 10 games for the Mean Green, starting each of the first five games at linebacker
• Totaled 18 tackles, including 15 solo, with 4.0 tackles for loss and a sack
• Recorded a career-high five tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss, at Iowa

• Redshirted

High School:
• Rated a three-star linebacker by 247Sports.com
• Named to The Dallas Morning News Area top-100
• Named to the DFW top-100 by VYPE Magazine
• Was a first-team all-district selection his senior year after racking up 70 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception and he scored one defensive touchdown
• As a junior Garner was a first-team all-district pick with 80 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions and one forced fumble


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