On Flanagan: Transfer from Buffalo, who sat out the 2008 season in return to his home state after seeing action in FBS ... Moved to defensive side of the ball in 2010 ... Will compete for a starting spot on the defensive line ... Great strength with high bench press numbers at 400-plus ... Began college career at Buffalo playing defensive line.
As a redshirt senior in 2010:Game-By-Game Statistics
As a redshirt junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
As a redshirt sophomore in 2008: Transferred to UMass just prior to the season ... Sat out the season, did not play in any games.
As a redshirt freshman in 2007 (at Buffalo): Appeared in three games at the University of Buffalo in FBS, playing on the defensive line ... Saw action against Rutgers (8/30), Temple (9/8) Baylor (9/22)...Registered his first career tackle against Temple ... Earned a letter from coach Turner Gill.
As a freshman in 2006 (at Buffalo): Redshirted in his first season at Buffalo.
Before College: As a senior at Wakefield High School under coach Mike Boyages, played in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl in Shreveport, La. ... Ranked the 74th best offensive lineman in the country as a senior by Phil Steele ... Dominating offensive lineman at the prep ranks who set the school record for pancake blocks while earning Reebok All-American honors ... A four-year letterwinner who led the Warriors of Wakefield to a 9-1 record as a senior ... Was the offensive line MVP at the Elite Combine in New Jersey and was on recruiting guru Tom Lemming's All-East team ... Named to the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Team ... An All-State and All-New England selection who recorded 132 pancake blocks as a senior and 101 as a junior ... Once coached in high school by Pro Football Hall of Famer John Hannah.
Personal: Brandon Donald Flanagan ... Born October 28, 1987 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Donald and Jan Flanagan ... Brother of Lianna ... Majoring in Political Science.
CAREER STATISTICS (Defense)
Year GP/GS UT AT TT FR TFL Int PD 2010 11/11 8 22 30 0 0 0 2
Tackles: 4 at James Madison (10/30/10)