|Position:||FB / LB|
|School:||Newark High School, Newark, Delaware|
Brandon's high school, Newark High, is going for its' fifth consecutive state championship this season. Brandon refers to their quest as "the drive for five".
"We're still undefeated," Brandon said. "Right now, we're 8-0, and we have 2 more games left."
The big FB/LB has been "doing a little bit of everything" in helping the Yellow Jackets defend their state title. In addition to playing his most dominating position, fullback, he has spent some time playing I-back this season. He also plays LB on defense. However, the majority of the schools which have offered Brandon are primarily interested in him at fullback.
Brandon has already scheduled his five official visits, and the Nittany Lions are among the lucky five.
"Penn State, Maryland, Florida, Virginia and Miami." Brandon enumerated. "Penn State is the 7th of December, Maryland is the 14th, Florida is the 11th of January, Virginia is the 18th, and Miami is the 25th.
"There are still 2 other schools I am considering, Michigan State and Tennessee.
"There's not a clean-cut favorite at all."
Brandon is looking for a "a great school, football-wise and academically, and a good coaching staff". He will also be looking to see how well he blends in with the players at each of the schools that he visits officially.
Penn State, specifically Assistant Head Coach and Offensive Coordinator Fran Ganter, calls Brandon once a week, and is obviously very interested in incorporating Brandon into their rejuvenated offense.
"I have a good relationship with the running backs coach, Fran Ganter, and I've been there so many times. I've been there about 4 times, to 2 games, a junior day and a camp up there.
"At the camp, we went to the indoor practice facility, because we did a few things there. I've been around the campus a little bit, but I've never interacted in the city."
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