AT GEORGIA STATE: Highly-regarded freshman as a right-handed pitcher who earned prep All-America honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time High School All-American by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, including first-team honors in 2018 … Two-time all-state, all-county and all-region … Led Loganville High School to back-to-back state titles in 2017 and 2018 and a runner-up finish in 2016 … Winning pitcher in Game 1 of 2018 state championship series vs. Buford with nine strikeouts in five innings … 2017 Player of the Year in Class AAAAA by Georgia Dugout Preview magazine … As a junior, he threw no-hitter for a 3-0 victory in Game 1 of the state championship series vs. Wayne County, one of three no-hitters he tossed in 2017 … Also pitched a three-hit shutout vs. Ola in the second round of the state playoffs … Region 8-AAAAA Pitcher of the Year … First-team all-region and all-county … Set school record for lowest ERA by a starting pitcher at 0.85 while striking out 103 in 72 innings … 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and an Underclass Honorable Mention All-American in 2016 and 2017 ... Rated the No. 36 right-handed pitcher and No. 114 overall prospect in Georgia by Perfect Game.
PERSONAL: Full name is Joseph Garrett Brandon … Born on Aug. 14, 2000 … Son of Michael and Vicky Brandon.