A.J.  Branisel

86A.J. Branisel

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
South Euclid, Ohio

High School:
Notre Dame Cathedral Latin School

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 237

Position:
TE

Experience:
1L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Catches - 1 vs. three times, last vs. Georgia, 10/5/13
  • Receiving Yards - 28 vs. Georgia, 10/5/13
  • Touchdowns - 1 vs. South Alabama, 9/28/13

2014 - SOPHOMORE

2013 - FRESHMAN

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2013 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 10/0
  • Played in first 10 games this season, has three catches for 28 yards including first career touchdown
  • Suffered torn ACL in practice on Nov. 20 and missed final two games of 2013
  • Big first-down catch on fourth down for 28 yards vs. #6 Georgia (10/5) to set up late go-ahead TD
  • Hauled in first-career touchdown on a 2-yard catch vs. South Alabama (9/28)
  • First collegiate catch vs. Austin Peay (8/31)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Coached by Byron Morgan at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School
  • Rated three-star by Rivals (No. 29 overall tight end, No. 46 overall prospect in Ohio)
  • Rated three-star by 247Sports (No. 43 overall tight end, No. 54 overall prospect in Ohio)
  • Rated three-star by ESPN (No. 18 overall tight end, No. 49 overall prospect in Ohio)
  • Rated three-star by Scout (No. 48 overall tight end)
  • Earned first team all-district, all-conference and all-Ohio honors as a junior in 2011
  • Also was an honorable mention all-district and second team all-conference selection in 2010
  • Helped the Lions reach the Division III playoffs during his senior season, making 27 catches for 402 yards and seven touchdowns
  • Recorded 35 receptions for 536 yards and six touchdowns as a junior
  • That followed a sophomore campaign in which he had 17 catches for 411 yards and two touchdowns

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Aaron Jeffrey Branisel
  • Born: July 24, 1995
  • Son of Jenny and Ron Branisel
  • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management
  • Recipient of the Mr. & Mrs. S. Norris Endowment
 

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