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  Kevin Brant
Kevin Brant

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bethesda, MD

High School:
Walter Johnson

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
FS

Birthdate:
09/14/1980

Experience:
3V

UCLA — Kevin is one of several players who will be competing for playing time at safety … His versatility allows him to play either safety position … He is a solid player who can provide quality depth … Learned the new system very well and is a quality individual … He also figures to continue to contribute on special teams.

2002 — Appeared in 12 games, missing the Cal game due to injury … Recorded 13 tackles … Saw action on kickoff return, punt return and field goal block special teams units … Played a double figure number of plays on defense in six games last season with a high of 27 against Oregon … Made three tackles against Oklahoma State while filling in at strong safety … Had two stops off the bench against Stanford … Played several snaps at free safety at Washington … Credited with two tackles at Arizona … Also had two stops in the bowl win over New Mexico.

2001 — Appeared in all 11 games, 10 as a defensive player … Made his first career start at Oregon State in place of Marques Anderson … Credited with a season-high four tackles against Washington … Credited with a pair of tackles each in games versus Kansas and USC … Had defensive snap highs of 58 plays at USC and 36 versus Washington … Made an interception at USC and recovered a fumble at Stanford … Also saw action on many of the Bruin special teams units.

2000 — Saw limited action in his first year with the varsity and did a good job when he was on the field … On the year, he made four tackles … Appeared in four games as a defensive back and appeared in 11 games on special teams … Played 13 defensive snaps at California, 12 versus Oregon State and 10 against Wisconsin … Was a contributor on the kickoff return and punt return teams … Made two tackles against Oregon State.

1999 — Did not see action in his first year in the program and has one season of eligibility remaining.

HIGH SCHOOL — Earned three varsity letters in football as a running back, wide receiver, quarterback, defensive back, placekicker, punter and linebacker for coach Butch Worden at Walter Johnson High in Bethesda, MD just outside of Washington, DC … PrepStar All-American who was rated the No. 6 ‘athlete’ in the Atlantic Coast Conference Region … A SuperPrep All-Mid-Atlantic selection … All-Metro and All-Montgomery County for three straight years … Conference co-Player of the Year … As a senior, he rushed for 1,001 yards and averaged 29.0 yards on his 11 receptions … Accounted for 3,102 all-purpose yards and returned four kicks for touchdowns … On defense, he made five interceptions … Served as captain and led his team to its best record (8-2) in 36 years … In his career, he accounted for 7,021 yards of total offense and 35 touchdowns — both school records … He totaled 16 career interceptions and set another school mark by returning 10 kicks for touchdown … He also owns the school record for most touchdowns scored in a game with four (he did it twice) … A PrepStar pre-season All-American … SuperPrep pre-season All-Mid-Atlantic selection … As a junior, he made 15 receptions for 375 yards and six touchdowns and rushed for 780 yards and nine scores … On defense, he made 41 tackles and four interceptions … Also lettered three seasons in basketball for coach Bill Morris … Served as team captain and was named Defensive Player of the Year each season … Lettered two seasons in track for coach Greg Dunston as a sprinter … Lettered one year in lacrosse as a midfielder for coach Joe Connor.

PERSONAL — Full Name: Kevin Scott Brant … Born: September 14, 1980 in Washington, D.C. … Parents: Tim (ABC TV sports broadcaster) and Janet Brant … Has one brother, Jason, and two sisters — Lindsay and Julie … Names Tim Dwight, now of the San Diego Chargers, as the athlete he admires most and patterns his style of play after … Hobbies include golf, playing video games and basketball … Father Tim played football at the University of Maryland (linebacker, 1970-73) …?Uncle Mike Brant also played football at Maryland … Sociology major.

Varsity Statistics - K. Brandt
Tackles

Year

TT

T-AT

Sacks

TFL

INT

2000

4

4-0

0

0

0-0

2001

11

7-4

0

0

1-14

2002

13

10-3

0

0

0

Totals

28

21-7

0

0

1-14

Career Highs:
Tackles: 4 vs. Washington, 2001


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