#99 Brandon Newman
CAREER: Has seen action in one game through his first three seasons with Irish and enters spring ready to compete for playing time at nose guard.
2010 (JUNIOR): Did not see game action during the 2010 season.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in one game and did not record a tackle … made Irish debut in San Antonio[apos]s Alamodome against Washington State as reserve defensive lineman.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Chosen to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio … one of 11 players from Kentucky named to the 2007 All-Southern Team by the Orlando Sentinel … selected as a first-team Kentucky all-state performer by the Associated Press following his senior year … received second-team all-state honors following junior season from the Associated Press … named a second-team all-state selection following his junior and senior seasons by the Louisville Courier- Journal … selected to the Mobile Press-Register[apos]s Super Southeast 120 team as the 89th-best prospect in the region and eighth-best defensive tackle in the southeast … rated the second-best player in Kentucky by Rivals.com and the 22nd-best defensive tackle in the nation … ranked by Scout.com as the 16th-best defensive tackle in the country and the third-best player in Kentucky … recorded 41 tackles and three sacks as a senior … placed on the preseason Tremendous 26 team, as selected by Kentucky high school coaches, prior to his senior season … posted 68 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, eight sacks, three blocked extra points and one blocked punt as a junior … totaled 126 tackles in his high school career, including 31.5 tackles for loss … four-year letterwinner in football and track and field … three-time captain of the football team … played football for coach Chris Wolfe at Pleasure Ridge Park … member of the National Honor Society … born Feb. 15, 1990 in Orange County Calif. … son of Lance Newman Sr. … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters as a film, television and theatre major.
Newman[apos]s Career Statistics
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