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Brandon Jordan
16  Brandon Jordan

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Hightower

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210

Position:
WR

Experience:
RS

2007 SPRING NOTES: Had a productive spring, making 13 catches for 179 yards in four scrimmages ... had three receptions for 57 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown grab from Lorne Sam, in the final spring scrimmage ... will likely fill a reserve role at wide receiver in 2007.

2006: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Listed as a Texas Top-300 player by Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine ... team MVP and second team All-District 20-5A wide receiver as a senior at Hightower High School ... also tabbed second team All-District as a junior ... senior statistics were 25 carries for 238 yards (9.5 ypc) and 29 catches for 445 yards (15.3 ypc) with six touchdowns ... recorded 11 receptions for 347 yards (31.5 avg.) and three scores as a junior ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Gene Johnson ... played wide receiver and tight end as a sophomore, and strictly wide receiver as a junior ... saw action at tight end, wide receiver, running back and safety his senior year ... member of a 10-1 team his junior season ... three-year letterwinner in baseball, earning second team All-District recognition as an outfielder his junior year ... four-year letterwinner in track and field, competing in the long jump, triple jump, 400 and 800 ... honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Parents are Paul and Darlene Jordan ... has one sister ... father competed in the triple jump at Tennessee and was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team ... full name is Brandon Girrard Kidd Jordan ... born 5/29/88 (Houston, Texas) ... undecided major.