2009 - Came off the bench in the opener against San Diego State to see action at left tackle.
2008 - Appeared in nine games as a member of the special teams ... Saw his first career action when performing on special teams in the season-opener against Tennessee.
2007 - Did not see action in his second year with the program and has two seasons of eligibility remaining.
2006 - Did not see action in his first year in the program.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played football at Bishop Amat HS in LaPuente, CA for coach Mike DiFiori ... Three-star selection by rivals.com ... Ranked No. 36 among offensive guards by rivals.com ... Three-star selection by scout.com ... Cal-Hi Sports third-team All-State ... As a senior, he was named first-team All-San Gabriel Valley and an All-Serra League selection ... Named Lineman of the Year at his school ... Had 120 pancake blocks.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Brandon Bennett ... Born: March 2, 1988 in Duarte, CA ... Parents: Frankie and Elaine Bennett ... Has one sister, Brittany... Biggest thrill in sports was when his team defeated Mater Dei HS to end a 14-year losing streak ... Famous athlete he patterns his style of play after is the NFL's Walter Jones ... Hobbies include skateboarding ... Favorite school subject is English ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2007 and Spring 2008 ... History major.
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