November 15, 2018

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UNLV

92 Brandon Willis

  • Defensive Line
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′2″
  • Weight: 285 lbs
UNLV: A veteran defensive lineman who joins the Rebels for one season as a transfer ... Immediately eligible after having earned his bachelor's degree from UCLA.

UCLA: Spent most of his career at the Pac-12 school in Los Angeles ... Named to the fall 2013 and 2012 spring quarter Director's Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Appeared in 10 games with one start, vs. Arizona State ... Saw action along the defensive front and was credited with two tackles ... Also played on offense at tight end as a blocker in short yardage situations.

2012: Saw his first action for the Bruins, appearing in six games as a reserve along the defensive line ... Made five total tackles and one fumble recovery ... Returned a fumble for 38 yards vs. Arizona, setting up a Bruin touchdown.

2011: Sat out season per NCAA transfer rules after returning to Westwood in August.

2010: Originally signed with North Carolina out of high school and spent time attending the ACC school in 2010 and then summer of 2011 before returning to UCLA.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of James F. Byrnes HS in Duncan, SC ... Played in the U.S. Army All-America game ... Considered the No. 6 defensive tackle in the nation and the 69th-best player in the nation by rivals.com ... Member of the Rivals 100 team and rated the No. 8 defensive tackle in the country by Scout ... Ranked as the nation's No. 5 defensive tackle by Tom Lemming ... Earned first team all-state, all-region and all-conference honors in his final two prep seasons ... Credited with 127 tackles, including 13 sacks as a senior.

PERSONAL: Brandon Willis was born Aug. 5, 1991 ... The son of Gary and Wanda Willis ... Is pursuing his master's degree in public administration.
Next Game: Men's Basketball
UNLV

  • Date/Time: Fri., Nov. 16 at 7:00 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets