November 12, 2018

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UNLV

25 Brandon Baker

  • Defensive back
  • Grade: Junior
  • Height: 6′1″
  • Weight: 175 lbs
UNLV: A tall defensive back who looks to earn time on defense and special teams as a junior ... One of 11 Texans on this year's roster ... Was a prep teammate of fellow Rebel DB Kenneth Penny at Lancaster.

2013: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 13 games ... Finished with 10 total tackles.

2012: Member of the squad but did not play.

2011: Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Lancaster HS ... Ranked the No. 131 CB in the nation by Scout ... A first-team all-district selection in District 15-4A his last season ... Played on both sides of the ball for coach Andrew Jackson ... Notched more than 90 tackles to go with seven interceptions and three touchdowns as a senior ... Also lettered in track and field, competing in the 200-meter dash and triple jump for the Tigers.

PERSONAL: Brandon Baker was born May 7, 1993, in Dallas, TX ... The son of Angela and Willie Blade ... Has one younger brother, Armoni, and two sisters, Perry and Phoenix ... Step-father, Willie Blade, played football at Mississippi State and for three NFL teams, including starting 15 games for the Dallas Cowboys in 2003 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
Next Game: Men's Basketball
UNLV

  • Date/Time: Tue., Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets
  • Television: AT&T SportsNet (DirecTV 684, Cox 1313)