Nick  Branum

33Nick Branum

RS Senior


High School:
Knoxville Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180


Career Statistics
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  • Played in opener vs. Montana (9/3), at Florida (9/17) and vs. Vanderbilt (11/19)
  • Suspended for season-finale at Kentucky (11/26)

  • Games/Starts: 2/0
  • Played on special teams in the fourth quarter against Mississippi and in the second quarter against Vanderbilt


  • Redshirted

High School

  • Named All-Knoxville Interscholastic League and second team Knoxville News Sentinel All-PrepXtra
  • Competed in both Toyota East-West All-Star and Tennessee-Kentucky All-Star games, contributing interception against Kentucky All-Stars
  • Played only his senior season at Knoxville Catholic after sitting out one season as transfer and missing his junior year because of injury
  • Played cornerback, wide receiver and running back
  • Made most of his one season by helping Irish to perfect 15-0 season and Class 3A state championship
  • In title game, caught 55-yard TD pass and made key interception in 28-18 win over Memphis Mitchell

  • Finished year with 35 tackles, nine pass breakups and three interceptions
  • Added 14 catches for 343 yards and six TDs, along with single touchdowns by rushing and kickoff return
  • Also qualified for state track and field meet in 100M and long jump but could not compete because of injury
  • His father, Carson Branum, walked on and played for Vols football squad in early 1980s
  • Coach at Knoxville Catholic - Mark Pemberton


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