80 Xzavian Brandon  
Xzavian Brandon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Northview

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 181

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
2 Years


CAREER NOTES:
Talented young receiver has struggled with injuries throughout his Gopher career.

2010:
Did not see action due to knee injury.

2009:
Redshirted while recovering from knee injury.

2008 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Made a strong push for playing time before suffering a season-ending back injury • appeared in four games but did not record any statistics • earned first letter. Game-by-Game: Made his first collegiate appearance at Bowling Green (9/6) • also saw playing time at home against Montana State (9/13) and Florida Atlantic (9/20) and on the road at Illinois (10/11).

HIGH SCHOOL:
Prepped at Northview High School • led the Titans in 2007 with 26 receptions for 493 yards (19.0 ypc) and five touchdowns • earned first team All-North Fulton honors from the Appen Newspapers group in both 2006 and 2007 • also earned a spot on the 2005 and 2007 All-Northside team • a 2006 Super 11 honorable mention choice • coached by Don Savage.

PERSONAL:
Born August 7, 1990 • son of Zondra and David Brandon • communication studies major • father played linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons • prepped at the same high school as Gopher basketball player Ralph Sampson III.