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Brandon Stewart

Position Cornerback
Height 6'0"
Weight 171 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Cedar Hill, Texas
High School Cedar Hill HS

Career Honors: 2016: KU’s Defensive Player of the Week (TCU). 2015: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).

Career Summary: Played in 22 games… Started 21 contests… Gathered 60 tackles… Produced 0.5 TFLs… Picked off three passes… Returned three interceptions for 71 yards… Scored a 55-yard touchdown on an interception return… Broke up eight passes… Forced one fumble… Blocked a field goal.

2016 (Sr.): Started all 12 games at cornerback… Provided 25 tackles… Scored KU’s second non-offensive touchdown of the year on a 55-yard interception return… Grabbed three interceptions… Totaled eight pass breakups… Assisted on a tackle in the backfield… Rhode Island: Began his senior season with a start at cornerback and made one tackle in KU’s win… Ohio: Picked up a start at cornerback and made three tackles… at Memphis: Started at cornerback, but did not record any statistics… at Texas Tech: Recorded one stop… TCU: Snatched two interceptions and corralled five tackles… His two picks against the Horned Frogs were the most by a Jayhawk in a single game since 2014… at Baylor: Wrapped up two tackles against the Bears… Oklahoma State:  Broke up a pass and recorded two tackles against the Cowboys… at Oklahoma: Contributed one tackle… at West Virginia: Notched a pass breakup and a tackle against the Mountaineers… Iowa State: Corralled three tackles against the Cyclones… Texas: Recorded KU’s first interception return for a touchdown of the season and tallied two tackles and two pass breakups in the victory over the Longhorns… at K-State: Tallied four tackles against the Wildcats.

2015 (Jr.): Saw action in 10 games, starting nine contests… Gathered 35 tackles, 0.5 tackle-for-loss, one forced fumble and a blocked kick… Produced a career-high eight tackles against Memphis… Blocked a kick against West Virginia… South Dakota State: Started as one of KU’s cornerbacks in his debut, contributing three tackles… Memphis: Notched a career-best eight tackles and forced a fumble… at Rutgers: Started his third-straight game at cornerback and contributed six tackles… at Iowa State: Made three tackles… Baylor: Missed the contest due to injury… Texas Tech: Sat out due to injury… at Oklahoma State: Returned from injury to rotate in at corner and record one stop… Oklahoma: Started at corner and made two tackles… at Texas: Posted one tackle… at TCU: Started at corner, contributing four tackles, and assisted on a tackle for a loss… West Virginia: Started at corner, made three tackles and blocked the first field goal attempt of his career… K-State: Secured four tackles.

Trinity Valley Community College (2012-14): Spent two seasons at Trinity Valley Community College suiting up for head coach Brad Smiley… Played as a cornerback on the 2014 team that was a perfect 12-0… Helped lead the Cardinals to the SWJCFC championship, the Region XIV championship and the Heart of Texas Bowl title in 2014… Recorded 52 total tackles, including 39 solo stops, as a sophomore in 2014… Led TVCC with 19 pass breakups… Also had three interceptions and one forced fumble… Spent the 2013 season as a redshirt… Collected 19 tackles, including 16 solo hits, and six pass breakups for TVCC as a freshman in 2012.

High School: Earned one letter playing football under head coach Joey McGuire at Cedar Hill HS… Named first-team all-district in 2011… Also picked up second-team all-state honors as a senior at CHHS… Moved to Cedar Hill for his senior year of high school after playing first three years at Buena HS in Sierra Vista, Arizona.

Personal: Son of Erica and Kevin Stewart… Has one brother, Kevin… Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.