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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.

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Headed To NFL

4/30/2016

The Gophers had two players – Eric Murray and De’Vondre Campbell – selected in the NFL Draft on Saturday.

2016 NFL Draft Preview: De'Vondre Campbell

4/28/2016

De'Vondre Campbell should hear his name called this week at the NFL Draft. The linebacker led the team in sacks with 4.0 and finished third in tackles.

Three Gophers Honored by NFF

4/27/2016

Christenson, Mortell, Thomas awarded for outstanding academics by the National Football Foundation

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