Brandon Garner
Brandon  Garner
RS Junior

Mansfield, TX

High School:
Timberview HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 221



Third-Downs Doom North Texas In 54-32 Loss

Fine's 424-Yard Passing Night Not Enough For Mean Green


Two Sides To Brandon Garner

Garner's Jovial Off-Field Attitude Shifts To Sharp Focus When It's Time To Work


Scrimmage Notebook: Offense Continues To Grow

North Texas Held Its Second Scrimmage Of Fall Camp Saturday At Apogee Stadium


Reffett's Focus Is Forward

Defensive Coordinator Troy Reffett Looks Ahead To 2017


Day 7 Notebook: Newcomers Making Most Of Reps To Open Week Two

Freshman WR Jaelon Darden Caught A Pair Of Touchdowns In One-On-Ones Monday

• Has 18 tackles (12 solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, a sack, six quarterback hurries and two pass break-ups in five appearances, four of which were starts
• Posted four tackles, 1.5 for loss, in the win at Southern Miss on 9/30
• Made five tackles with 2.0 tackles for loss, a sack and a quarterback hurry in the win vs. UAB on 9/23
• Had six tackles with a quarterback hurry on 9/16 at Iowa
• Made two tackles with a pair of pass break-ups and two quarterback hurries at SMU on 9/9

• Made one tackle and had a quarterback hurry on 9/2 vs. Lamar


• Made 12 appearances for the Mean Green, with five starts, posting 50 tackles (32 solo), 3.5 sacks, six tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries
• Posted four tackles (all solo) vs. Army in the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on 12/27
• Recorded four stops on 11/26 at UTEP
• Made one tackle vs. La Tech on 11/5
• Posted three tackles with a sack on 10/29 at UTSA
• Had a career-high 11 tackles and a fumble recovery at Army on 10/22
• Led the Mean Green with seven tackles (five solo), two sacks and three tackles for loss vs. Marshall on 10/8
• Recorded six tackles (three solo) vs. MTSU on 10/1
• Made three tackles in the double OT win at Rice on 9/24
• Posted two stops at No. 23 Florida on 9/17
• Recorded five tackles (two solo), a half sack and a half tackle for loss in the win vs. Bethune-Cookman on 9/10
• Made season debut vs. SMU on 9/3 with four tackles, one of which was for a loss


• Played in 10 games for the Mean Green, starting each of the first five games at linebacker
• Totaled 18 tackles, including 15 solo, with 4.0 tackles for loss and a sack
• Recorded a career-high five tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss, at Iowa


• Redshirted

High School:
• Rated a three-star linebacker by 247Sports.com
• Named to The Dallas Morning News Area top-100
• Named to the DFW top-100 by VYPE Magazine
• Was a first-team all-district selection his senior year after racking up 70 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, four forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one interception and he scored one defensive touchdown
• As a junior Garner was a first-team all-district pick with 80 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions and one forced fumble

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