85   Brandon Howard
Brandon  Howard

RS Senior

Norfolk, Mass.

High School:
Worcester Academy

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 252



Team UMass To Face Team Minutemen In Spring Game

Rosters are set for tomorrow night's spring practice finale


UMass Football 2014 Season Preview

A look at the squad ahead of the season-opener versus Boston College on Saturday


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. MIAMI (OH) Photos by Thom Kendall '93



FB vs. COLORADO Photos by Thom Kendall '93


FB vs. BC

FB vs. BC Photos by Thom Kendall '93


FB vs. NIU

FB vs. NIU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

As A Redshirt Senior In 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics

As A Redshirt Junior In 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in all 12 games with a pair of starts at tight end ... Caught four balls for 57 yards (14.7 ypc) with a long reception of 22 yards ... Also returned a pair of short kickoffs for 17 yards as part of the special teams unit ... Started at tight end against Boston College (8/30) and caught the first pass thrown by Blake Frohnapfel for a seven-yard gain ... Played snaps at tight end and served as a member of the special teams unit, where he fielded a kickoff and returned it 12 yards against Colorado (9/6) ... Pulled in a 22-yard reception and returned a kickoff five yards at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Added snaps at TE when the Minutemen played at Penn State (9/20) ... Made a 10-yard reception to convert a fourth-and-two situation at Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 4 ... Finished the year with an 18-yard grab against Buffalo (11/28).

As A Redshirt Sophomore In 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Played in 12 games ... Recorded four catches for 55 yards ... Returned one kick for eight yards ... Caught his first collegiate passes for a total of 21 yards at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31), including a 19-yard grab.

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 breakups on defense ... Made 10 catches for 257 yards with one touchdown on offense ... Had five catches for 105 yards and a score in his final game at Worcester Academy ... 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 ... King Phillip High School Offensive MVP as he threw for 1,038 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Also carried the ball 40 times for 100 yards and seven touchdowns during his final year at King Phillip ... Led Eastern Mass quarterbacks in passing touchdowns with 17 as a junior ... Threw for 1,071 yards and rushed for 252 more as a junior ... Named Old Spice Red Zone National Player of the Year for Leadership and Performance.

Career Highs
Receptions: 2, at #23 Wisconsin (8/31/13)
Receiving Yards: 22, at Vanderbilt (9/13/14) (one reception)
Longest Reception: 22, at Vanderbilt (9/13/14) (from QB Blake Frohnapfel)
Kick Returns: 1, twice, last at Vanderbilt (9/13/14)
Kick Return Yards: 12, vs. Colorado (9/6/14)

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