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92  Brandon Sharpe
Brandon Sharpe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lyons, Ga.

High School:
Toombs County

Last College:
Fresno City College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 254

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
12/22/1986

Experience:
2L

Major:
Human Development & Family Studies


2009 - SENIOR SEASON
Had four tackles in the Alamo Bowl against Michigan State, inlcuding two tackles for loss ... also hurried the quarterback four times ... set the school single-season record for sacks with his 14th and 15th in the win over Baylor ... he broke Adell Duckett's record of 14, set in 2003 ... finished the game with six tackles and a forced fumble ... another solid outing against Oklahoma ... totaled two and a half sacks and now has 13 on the season (one short of the Tech single-season record) ... also finished with four tackles, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry ... had two solo tackles and a fumble recovery at Oklahoma State ... two and a half sacks and three and half tackles for loss in the win over Kansas ... also had two pass breakups at the line of scrimmage and five tackles ... career day at Nebraska with four sacks and seven tackles ... also had a pass breakup at the line of scrimmage ... recorded sacks three and four on the season with two against Kansas State ... finished the game with two tackles and once again dominated the opposition's backfield ... another solid outing with four solo tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in the win over New Mexico ... assisted on a tackle at Houston and had a pass breakup ... collected one sack and recovered a key fumble in the second half against Rice.

2008 - REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON
Backup defensive end that saw action in 10 games under the controls of defensive coordinatior Ruffin McNeil ... registered four total tackles with half of those coming at Texas A&M in a Tech win over the Aggies.

2007 - JUNIOR SEASON
Played in one game, picking up a tackle against Rice.

FRESNO CITY COLLEGE
Fresno City College in Fresno, Calif. ... strong pass rusher on a Fresno team that finished the season with an 8-3 record and an average margin of victory of 23 points ... posted 36 tackles including nine and a half for loss, pacing the Rams defense with nine sacks and a team-high seven pass break-ups, while also recording an interception ... chose Texas Tech over Nebraska and San Jose State.

TOOMBS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
Toombs County High School in Lyons, Ga.

PERSONAL
Brandon Sharpe ... born December 11, 1986, in Toombs County, Ga. ... son of Stephen Sharp ... had a brother and sister ... enjoys fishing ... majoring in human development and family studies.

Official Gear of the
Texas Tech Red Raiders