Rimington Award candidate as one of nation's top centers.
2005 - First full season as a starter on the offensive line ... has done an outstanding job of taking over the center position ... quick off the snap ... solid pass protector ... aided in Taurean Henderson being one of the league's top running backs ... instrumental in success of offensive performance this season ... the unit leads the country in passing for the fourth-straight season and is among the top five scoring offenses in the country ... Tech also has produced the most rushing scores (25) since the 1996 season and has logged over 100 yards rushing per game for the second time under Leach.
2004 - Played in three games ... recorded a special teams tackle.
2003 - Played in three games ... solid backup on the offensive line.
2002 - Redshirt season.
High School - McNary High School in Keizer, Ore. ... First-Team All-State selection on both sides of the ball ... also earned First-Team All-Region and All-Valley honors ... helped lead team to state championship ... recruited by Arizona and TCU ... High School Coach: Tom Smythe.
Personal - Brandon Jones ... born December 13, 1983, in Wichita, Kan. ... son of Debra and Leon Dudley ... has an older brother ... grew up in Texas prior to moving to Oregon ... majoring in communication studies.