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Brandon Forge
90  Brandon Forge

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
DeSoto, Texas

High School:
DeSoto HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 265

Position:
DL

Experience:
RS

2010: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Garnered second team All-State honors as a senior at DeSoto HS ... first team All-District 11-5A selection as a senior and honorable mention as a junior ... compiled 127 tackles as a senior, averaging 10.6 per game ... also recorded 10.5 sacks and forced a fumble for a 9-3 team ... tallied double-digit stops in six of 12 games, including a season-high 15 on two occasions ... credited with 27 tackles, three sacks and a fumble recovery as a junior ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Claude Mathis ... played primarily strong side defensive end as a sophomore, tackle as a junior and returned to end for his senior campaign.

PERSONAL: Parents are Ronald Forge and Aline Johnson ... has one brother and two stepbrothers ... father played college football at Tennessee State and spent a short period in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins ... born 3/2/92 (Dallas, Texas) ... undeclared major.