Brannan Southerland
# 36
Fullback - FB
Height: 6-0  Weight: 240
Senior
Previous Affiliations
   Greater Atlanta Christian
Previous Experience
  2L
Hometown
   Dacula, Ga.
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Courtesy: UGA Sports Communications
Release: 06/26/2006
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Career Highs: 7 carries at No. 5 Auburn in 2006
*26 yards at No. 5 Auburn in 2006
*Long rush of 17 yards at No. 5 Auburn in 2006
*3 receptions (3x), last vs. No. 9 Florida in 2006
*31 receiving yards vs. No. 9 Florida in 2006
*Long reception of 27 yards (2x), last vs. No. 14 Virginia Tech in 2006

2008: Graduated in December with a degree in Consumer Economics
*Named the team’s offensive captain and earned the team’s Leon Farmer Award for dedication to the strength and conditioning program
*Earned the team’s David Jacobs Award as a player who by example portrayed courage, spirit, character and determination
*Appeared in nine games
*Caught a pass for six yards in win at No. 11 LSU
*Resumed full playing duties vs. Tennessee making one carry for a one-yard TD and catching on pass for 10 yards
*Returned to action vs. No. 8 Alabama on special teams
*Missed first four games of 2008 recovering from surgery to repair a fracture of the navicular bone in his left foot
*Named Best Blocking Back in the SEC by The Birmingham News
*Missed spring drills while rehabbing foot injury

2007: Appeared in 13 games making 11 starts with 17 carries for 24 yards and five TDs and 11 receptions for 59 yards and one TD
*One carry for a three-yard TD and at Georgia Tech
*Had two receptions including a 1-yard TD catch vs. No. 9 Florida
*One carry for one-yard TD and caught one pass for eight yards at Vanderbilt
*Rushed four times for six yard and one TD vs. W. Carolina
*Carried twice for 19 yards and caught two passes for 48 yds in spring game
*Recipient of the Wallace Butts Football Scholarship

2006: Seven starts at fullback
*Became the first fullback to lead the team in scoring since 1957 (Theron Sapp) with 60 points (rushed for eight TDs and caught two)
*Career-high 26 yards on seven carries in road win over No. 5 Auburn
*Career-high three receptions for 31 yards against Florida
*Team went 9-4 including a Chick-fil-A Bowl win
*Recipient of the Michael A. Kahn Family Football Scholarship
*Missed spring drills due to shoulder surgery

2005: Cast into starting role before season after injury to Des Williams
*Played in all 13 games with seven starts and scored three TDs
*Named Most Improved Running Back following spring drills
*Offensive Newcomer of the Year Award
*SEC Academic Honor Roll
*Recipient of Michael A. Kahn Family Football Scholarship
*Part of 10-3 SEC Championship team

2004: Redshirted
*Team went 10-2 capped by an Outback Bowl victory

High School: Greater Atlanta Christian, coached by Jimmy Chupp...Super Southern 100 and Class AA All-State by Atlanta Journal...Rivals.com #3 FB in the nation and #13 overall pick in Georgia...SuperPrep All-Dixie Team, Fox Sports Net All-South second team...TheInsiders.com South Hot 100...Atlanta Touchdown Club Player of the Week...2003 Linebacker of the Year in Gwinnett County...As a senior, 130 tackles, 13 tackles for-a-loss, 10 quarterback pressures, 3 fumble recoveries, 103 rushes for 852 yards and 15 touchdowns...All-Region/All-County as a junior (147 tackles and 650 yards rushing)...Finished 2nd in the state in the 110 hurdles

Personal: BRANNAN SOUTHERLAND; Born: Nov. 12, 1985;  Major: Consumer Economics.

Rushing

Year

G/GS

Att.

Yards

Per/Att.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG

2005

13/7

18

26

1.4

2.0

3

5 AU

2006

13/7

46

120

2.6

9.2

8

17 AU

2007

13/11

17

24

1.4

1.8

5

3 SC/WCU/GT

2008

9/0

2

1

0.5

0.1

1

1 UF

Total

48/25

83

171

2.1

3.6

17

17 AU

Receiving

Year

G/GS

Rec.

Yards

Per/Rec.

Per/Gm.

TD

LG

2005

13/7

8

57

7.1

4.4

2

14 MSU

2006

13/7

14

157

11.2

12.1

2

27 UT

2007

13/11

11

59

5.4

4.5

1

11 OM

2008

9/0

2

16

8.0

1.8

0

10 UT

Total

48/25

35

289

8.6

6.0

5

27 UT