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Brandon King

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 195 | College: Purdue
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2008 Season

Started all 12 games … shared team lead with one fumble recovery (also nine other players) … ranked second on squad with nine pass breakups and fifth with 48 tackles (24 solo, 24 assists), including 2.0 for loss … had one interception and one forced fumble … came up with 60-yard interception vs. Oregon on Oct. 13 … had career-high eight tackles (4 solo, 4 assists) vs. Penn State on Oct. 4 … equaled career high of two pass breakups at Michigan State on Nov. 8 … matched career high of eight tackles (4 solo, 4 assists), forced a fumble and recovered another at Iowa on Nov. 15.

2007 Season

Started all 13 games … had 44 tackles (27 solo, 17 assists), including 1.0 for loss, with one interception and three pass breakups … had tackle for loss at Toledo on Sept. 1 … intercepted pass vs. Ohio State on Oct. 6 … recorded career-high six tackles (4 solos, 2 assists) at Penn State on Nov. 3.

2006 Season

Received team's Most Improved Award -- Defense for spring season … did not play.

2005 Season

Appeared in all 11 games as reserve and on special teams … had four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists) … recorded season-high two tackles (both solos) vs. Notre Dame on Oct. 1 … equaled season high of two tackles (both assists) at Wisconsin on Oct. 22.

High School

Ranked as No. 69 athlete in nation and No. 40 player in Georgia by Rivals.com … first team all-state as senior quarterback … rushed for 1,002 yards with 10 touchdowns and passed for 900 yards with eight touchdowns … scored 29 total touchdowns … recorded 18 tackles and two interceptions in limited action on defense … had 894 yards rushing with 18 touchdowns and 698 yards passing with eight touchdowns as a junior … primarily played cornerback as freshman and sophomore and quarterback as junior and senior … coach was Doug Johnson … also played basketball.


Given name is Brandon Marico King … born Jan. 28, 1987 … organizational leadership and supervision major … enjoys lifting weights and playing video games.

Latest News
02/17/2010 - PRO POTENTIAL: CB Brandon King - His size will hurt him (5-foot-11), but King has the cover skills to be an NFL cornerback. He should test well during his workout. Unfortunately, though, he won't grow before April's draft.

11/25/2009 - 2009 ALL-BIG TEN CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DB Brandon King, Purdue, has been selected Second Team All-Big Ten for the 2009 college football season as voted on by the Big Ten coaches. Tied for ninth in the Big Ten in interceptions (3). - Purdue/Big Ten football

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