85   Brandon Howard
Brandon Howard

RS Junior

Norfolk, Mass.

High School:
Worcester Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 250



Powerful Run Game Leads No. 23 Wisconsin Past UMass Football, 45-0

Big plays push Badgers to win over Minutemen in season-opener.


Alums, Marathon Tribute Part Of Football Spring Game

Fans treated to several special events surrounding annual Spring Game.


ESPN & CBS3 Packages On Football's Boston Marathon Tributes

The UMass Football Team had special tributes to the victims of the Boston Marathon Attacks on Saturday, April 20, including special jerseys dedicated to those who died. Additionally, at halftime, runners who were unable to finish the Marathon were invited to 'Cross The Finish Line' as the Minutemen and fans cheered them on.


FB vs. NIU

FB vs. NIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As a redshirt sophomore in 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 12 games this season ... Recorded four catches for 55 yards ... Returned one kick for a total of eight yards ... Caught his first two collegiate passes for 21 yards at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31), including a 19-yard grab ... Has appeared in the lineup in each game this season.

As a redshirt freshman in 2012: Did not play.

As a freshman in 2011: Redshirted the 2011 season to enter 2012 with four years of eligibility remaining.

Before UMass: Played tight end and defensive end at Worcester Academy in a post-graduate year ... Tallied 18 tackles, two sacks and three pass break-ups on defense ... Made 10 catches for 257 yards with one touchdown on offense ... In final game, had five catches for 105 yards and a score ... Played quarterback at King Phillip High School and led the team to a 9-2 record as a senior ... Named to Boston Globe Eastern Mass All-Star Team as a junior and senior ... Hockomock League and Sun-Chronicle Football All-Star Team honoree as a junior and senior ... Massachusetts Football Division 2 All-Star in 2009 ... Team Offensive MVP as he threw for 1,038 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Also carried 40 times for 100 yards and seven touchdowns during his final year at King Phillip ... As a junior, led Eastern Mass quarterbacks in passing touchdowns (17) ... Threw for 1,071 yards and rushed for 252 yards as a junior ... Named Old Spice Red Zone National Player of the Year for Leadership and Performance.



    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Aug 30
    vs Boston College 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 6
    vs Colorado 3:00 PM gametracker
    Saturday, Sept 13
    at Vanderbilt 12:00 PM
    Saturday, Sept 20
    at Penn State TBA
    Saturday, Sept 27
    vs Bowling Green 3:00 PM gametracker
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