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Brandon Bryant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cherry Hill, N.J.

High School:
Cherry Hill East

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 225

Position:
LB

Major:
Anthropology & Sociology

Brandon  Bryant

11/21/2017

Nine Leopards Earn All-Patriot League Football Honors

Lafayette places five on the first team and four on the second

11/18/2017

Rivalry 153 Goes Down to the Wire

Lehigh outscores Leopards 10-0 in fourth quarter for 38-31 victory

11/14/2017

Rivalry 153 - Lafayette vs. Lehigh on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

Lafayette vs. Lehigh game notes

11/11/2017

Leopards Shut Out on Senior Day

Parham records his seventh interception of the year

11/09/2017

Bryant Named to Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

Senior linebacker is ninth in the nation in tackles

11/18/2017

Lafayette vs. Lehigh -- No. 153

Photos by Rick Smith

11/11/2017

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos from Lafayette football vs. Colgate (11/11/17)

10/21/2017

Lafayettte vs. Bucknell

Photos by Rick Smith

10/07/2017

Lafayette vs. Fordham

Photos by Rick Smith

09/30/2017

Lafayette at Holy Cross

Photos by Lafayette Athletics Communications

2017: Named to the Preseason All-Patriot League Team...validated preseason selection by being named to the All-Patriot League First-Team at conclusion of the season...selected as team captain...started all 11 games at linebacker while leading the team in tackles (133), tackles for loss (7.5), solo tackles (64) and sack (3.0)...finished the season ranked third in the nation in tackles per game (12.1) and ninth in solo tackles per game (6.3)...registered double-digit tackles in six games...ended career with 38 games played and 28 starts...picked off first career pass vs. Princeton (9/23)...named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for three straight weeks...made 15 tackles in the Patriot League opener at Holy Cross (9/30)...registered a career-high 19 tackles against Harvard (10/14)...made 15 stops in a 14-0 win over Fordham (10/7) as the Lafayette defense held All-American Chase Edmonds to 78 rushing yards...conference player of the week honors could have continued for a fourth straight week, as Bryant made 17 tackles Bucknell, but the Leopards were beaten by a pick-six in overtime.

2016: Started all five games that he played in before an ACL injury in week five cut short his season...finished sixth on the team in tackles with 41, including four for loss with two sacks...registered double digits in tackles in three games, making 13 stops vs. Delaware (9/10), 10 at Princeton (9/17) and 12 vs. Villanova (9/24)...forced a fumble in the season opener at Central Connecticut State (9/2)...season ended in the first half of the Holy Cross game (10/1).

2015: All-Patriot League Second-Team selection who was also named the team's Linebacker MVP...started all 11 games...led the team and was 23rd in the nation in total tackles (114), the most for a Lafayette player since Maurice Bennett had 133 in 12 games in 2005...led the Patriot League and finished sixth in the nation in solo tackles per game (6.5)...had six games in which he made 10 or more tackles...registered sacks against William & Mary (9/5) and Fordham (10/3)...named Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week after making a career-high 18 tackles at Delaware (9/12).

2014: Played in 11 games with one start (Harvard) in his rookie season...named the Special Teams MVP...finished fifth on the team with 55 tackles...registered 6.5 tackles for loss with one sack at linebacker...blocked punts against William & Mary (9/20) and Colgate (11/8).

AT CHERRY HILL EAST: Earned American Conference honors and All-West Jersey status...named school's Defensive Player of the Year...garnered the East Coast Prep Conference's Coaches' Award...took home All-Conference First Team Group V honors at linebacker...made 98 tackles in his senior year...two-year starter at linebacker and fullback...all-conference selection in track and field, competing in the long jump (21'4") and triple jump (43')...Honor Roll student who earned an academic achievement award at Cherry Hill East.

PERSONAL: Son of Liliana and Clifford Kareem...father played point guard for Howard University's basketball team...has an older brother, Daniel, an older sister, Taylor, and a younger sister, Selena...born 5/9/95.

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