Size: 5-foot-11, 175 pounds
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
School: Coffeyville Community College
Committed: December 5, 2011
Junior College Highlights:
Boddy was named second-team All-Jayhawk Conference as a cornerback after his one season with the Red Ravens. He recorded 40 tackles, four interceptions, three fumble recoveries and a blocked kick during his freshman season while earning Jayhawk Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors twice and Special Teams Player of the Week once.
Coach Tracy Claeys' Take:
"Briean is a another junior college kid, came to us from Coffeyville. We've had a lot of success from Coffeyville, we know the coaches there really well.
"He's unique in the fact that he has three years left. He was a qualifier out of high school, qualified late. Didn't like his options in July when he qualified so he went to Coffeyville for a year. They made a coaching change in Coffeyville, we got a phone call, and was able to get him up here.
"He's extremely athletic. Not very many times as a true freshman get All-Conference award in the Jayhawk Conference back in Kansas and he was able to accomplish that. Not only does he have three years left, he has a tremendous upside to him."
Getting to Know:
Most junior college players stay for two years, why did you decide to transfer after only one?
"I wasn't going down there for grades. I'm from Delaware, and players aren't very highly recruited out of there, so my whole deal with going to junior college was to get recruited, not to get my grades up. The whole deal for me was to go down there and try my hardest to make the team. I knew that I could transfer after one year, but I was able to transfer after just one semester, so that was a blessing. I never planned on staying in junior college for two years unless I had to."
What are you planning to declare as a major?
"I'm planning on mathematics. I want to be a high school math teacher and that corresponds with being a coach as well."
What are your goals for next season?
"If we're talking about team goals, I want to win. I think Coach Kill and everyone here are ready to do that, so that's my main goal. Personally, I want to get some time on the field. But I just want to learn the game and get comfortable in the system. Once you get that established, you can work on your skill on the field and excel. If you're not comfortable in a system, you won't excel. So my main thing is to know the system so I can get better."
How do you feel about the new uniforms?
"I think they are amazing. I was one of the first to see them when I went on my recruiting visit. It was amazing. I love them. My favorite combination would probably be the all-white look."
What is your favorite TV show?
"ESPN. You can't do better than that."
Who is currently your favorite musical artist?
"Wiz Khalifa is my favorite musical artist right now."
High School Highlight Tape:
Information from GopherSports.com was used in this report.