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Brandon McKinney
Brandon McKinney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dayton, Ohio

High School:
Chaminade-Julienne

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 320

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
08/25/1983

Experience:
2L


Heads into preseason camp atop the list of candidates for the starting role at one defensive tackle position...AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in 11 games in 2002, including four starts at defensive tackle (vs. California, Notre Dame, Iowa and Penn State), and played 151 minutes...sat out game vs. Northwestern with lower-back muscle spasms...produced 26 tackles (16 solos, 10 assists), including 3.5 for losses (9 yards)...made four stops each vs. Penn State (2-2), Michigan (2-2) and Eastern Michigan (4-0)...recorded two sacks, including one each vs. Penn State (4 yards) and Michigan (3)...played a career-high 24 minutes vs. Purdue...AS A FRESHMAN: Sat out the entire 2001 season for academic reasons...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American...ranked among the Midwest's top 50 prospects (No. 44) by SuperPrep...rated among Ohio's top 10 prospects...two-time Associated Press all-state selection...two-year starter for Coach Jim Place at Chaminade-Julienne High School in Dayton, Ohio...helped Chaminade-Julienne to a 10-3 record in 2000 and a No. 7 state ranking in the final regular-season poll...started for two years at Trotwood-Madison before transferring to Chaminade-Julienne...son of Timothy McKinney and Diane McKinney...born Aug. 24, 1983...majoring in sociology.

McKinney's Statistics
	G/GS	UT	AT	TM	TFL	Sacks
2002	11/4	16	10	26	3.5-9	2-7

McKinney's Career Highs Tackles: 4, three times (last vs. Penn State, 2002) Tackles for Losses: 1, four times (last vs. Penn State, 2002) Sacks: 1, twice (last vs. Penn State, 2002)

McKinney's Game-By-Game Statistics 2002 Defense UT AT TM TFL Sacks Eastern Michigan 4 0 4 1-1 0-0 Rice 2 0 2 1-1 0-0 California 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 Notre Dame 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 Northwestern DNP Iowa 0 3 3 0-0 0-0 Minnesota 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 Wisconsin 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 Michigan 2 2 4 1-3 1-3 Indiana 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 Purdue 2 1 3 0-0 0-0 Penn State 2 2 4 0.5-4 1-4 Totals 16 10 26 3.5-9 2-7

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