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Brandon

Wright

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Placekicker-Punter
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

ACADEMIC HONORS
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2015-16, 2016-17
• Dean’s List, Fall 2017
• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Fall 2015, Spring 2017

AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year letterwinner and starter who can handle punts, placements and kickoffs ... Ranks third in school history with 13 career field goals and third with a career average of 41.24 yards per punt ... Joined the program in 2015 as a walk-on ... Redshirted in 2015.

2017: Made 12 field goals on the season, including 8-for-10 over the final four games ... Led the team with 64 points, the third-highest season total in school history ... Shared punting duties with Oliver Holdenson and averaged 44.4 yards (just behind the school record of 44.52) on 27 punts, with nine downed inside the 20. Nine punts of 50+ yards ... Took over kickoff duties for the final four games and had 14 touchbacks on 20 kickoffs. 2017: Made 12 field goals on the season, including 8-for-10 over the final four games ... Led the team with 64 points, the third-highest season total in school history ... Shared punting duties with Oliver Holdenson and averaged 44.4 yards (just behind the school record of 44.52) on 27 punts, with nine downed inside the 20. Nine punts of 50+ yards ... Took over kickoff duties for the final four games and had 14 touchbacks on 20 kickoffs.

Set school records with four field goals and 15 points by kicking in 33-30 win at Texas State. Had two 48-yarders--then his career long--and also hit from 22 and 29 yards. Also had six touchbacks on eight kickoffs and punted three times for a 46.3-yard average, including a 66-yarder ... Nailed a career-long 50-yard field goal vs. Appalachian State, equaling the second-longest field goal in school history ... Booted two field goals, including a 46-yarder, and a 71-yard punt (third-longest in school history) that was downed at the 8-yard line in win at ULM ... Hit from 42 and 37 yards in the AutoNation Cure Bowl win over Western Kentucky. Set school records with four field goals and 15 points by kicking in 33-30 win at Texas State. Had two 48-yarders--then his career long--and also hit from 22 and 29 yards. Also had six touchbacks on eight kickoffs and punted three times for a 46.3-yard average, including a 66-yarder ... Nailed a career-long 50-yard field goal vs. Appalachian State, equaling the second-longest field goal in school history ... Booted two field goals, including a 46-yarder, and a 71-yard punt (third-longest in school history) that was downed at the 8-yard line in win at ULM ... Hit from 42 and 37 yards in the AutoNation Cure Bowl win over Western Kentucky.
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2016: Averaged 39.8 yards on 61 punts, including 11 punts of 50 or more yards and 13 kicks downed inside the 20-yard line ... Had 12 touchbacks on 45 kickoffs ... Went 1-for-2 on field goals and 1-for-2 on extra points when pressed into service.

Averaged 49.2 yards, with a net of 44.5, on four punts vs. Texas State. Also had eight kickoffs, resulting in a starting field position inside the 20-yard line ... Averaged 46.6 yards on seven punts at Appalachian State, including one that went out of bounds at the 1-yard line ... Made three clutch plays in win over Georgia Southern. Called upon as a placekicker for the first time, he booted an extra point and a 27-yard field goal. With time running down, he had a 49-yard punt to the 13-yard line with 1:14 left.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year letterwinner at KIPP Atlanta Collegiate … Coached by Lester Caldwell … Class AA all-state selection by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … All-region selection by GHSA.

PERSONAL: Full name is Brandon-Earl Wright … Born February 18, 1997 … Parents are Scott Parham and Erica Bracey ... Majoring in chemistry.

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