Switch-hitting, athletic player who has patroled center field for the better part of three seasons... Has good power at the plate and excellent speed on the basepaths ... Has worked hard on his defense in the outfield ... Has a strong arm and can cover a lot of ground ... Played all three outfield positions in his Tech career, but is expected to be the Yellow Jackets' starting center fielder this spring ... Has played in 118 games, making 100 starts, over the last two seasons ... A 50th round draft pick of the New York Yankees in 2001 who opted to attend Tech instead.
Career in the NCAA Tournament: 15 games, .276 average (13-for-47), 4 runs, 2 doubles, 7 RBI, 1 walk.
2004: Opened the season with a seven game hitting streak ... Hit a two-run, game tying homer in the top of the ninth inning against Georgia Southern (2/15) in a game that Tech would win 5-4 in 10 innings ... Went 3-for-7 with three RBI in two games at Georgia Southern ... Was 6-for-10 in three games against Villanova (2/20-2/22)... Went 5-for-11 with a home run and four RBI in three games against Rutgers (3/5-3/7) ... Drove in three runs against Purdue (3/17)...Hit .714 (5-for-7) against Georgia Southern (3/27-3/28) in a two-game series, scoring twice and driving in five with a double and triple... Had three hits, including a double, two runs and two RBI vs. Auburn (3/30)...Went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs, and two RBI against Miami (4/4) ... Homered and drove in a career-high five runs in Tech's 11-4 win at Florida State (4/23) ... Had seven RBI in the three-game series with the Seminoles ... Went 4-for-7 with two RBI in Tech's doubleheader sweep at NC State (5/2) ... Went 4-for-14 with two home runs and seven RBI in Tech's sweep of Clemson (5/14-5/16) ... Was 3-for-3 with a home run in Tech's 13-3 win over Georgia State (5/18) ... Went 6-for-11 with three RBI and five runs scored in Tech's sweep at Maryland during the last weekend of the regular season... Went 4-for-13 with a home run and three RBI in the NCAA Atlanta Regional.
2003: Georgia Tech's everyday center fielder for the majority of the season, and the lone switch hitter on the roster ... Appeared in 55 games, making 46 starts ... Ranked third on the team in home runs (9) and walks (30), and fourth with 11 stolen bases ... Had 14 multi-hit games, nine multi-run games, and 13 multi-RBI games ... Hit safely in 30 of 55 games, and reached base safely in 37 games ... Had an 11-game hitting streak in which he hit .404 with five doubles, two homers, 12 runs, 13 RBI and four stolen bases snapped against North Carolina on 4/4 ... In the first home game of the year against George Washington (2/28), he went 2-for-3 with two RBI, a double, run and a walk ... Belted two solo homers against Campbell (3/4) ... Had two hits, including a home run in the bottom of the eighth inning, to help Tech to a 7-5 win over Rutgers (3/9) ... Had a career-high four hits and four RBI vs Maryland (3/21), hitting two doubles and scoring twice; also hit .500 in the series (3/21-3/23), with four doubles, five runs, and seven RBI ... Went 3-for-4 with a walk and two stolen bases versus Mercer (3/25) ... Had two hits, including a two-run homer, and scored another run against Winthrop (4/2) ... Went 2-for-3 with three walks, two runs, two stolen bases, and an RBI against Duke (4/12) ... Had two hits, including a two-run homer, against Georgia on 4/23 ... Drove in what would prove to be the go-ahead and winning runs of the game vs. UNC (5/25) in the ACC Tournament with a triple in the sixth inning ... 2003 ACC Tournament: .200 avg., 2 runs, a triple, 3 RBI ... Spent the summer of 2003 with Orleans of the Cape Cod League, and he helped the Cardinals capture the league championship.
2002: Georgia Tech's lone switch hitter on the 2002 roster and regular starter in center field for the majority of the regular season ... Saw action at all three outfield positions ... Began his Tech career 5-for-8 in two games at Georgia Southern and hit safely in 7 of his first 11 at bats (.636) ... Had a double and two RBI in Tech's 9-1 win over Georgia (3/27) ... Had three hits, two RBI, and a run in two-game series vs. Georgia Southern (4/2-4/3) ... Hit a bases-clearing double to drive in three runs vs. Auburn (4/16) ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs vs. Florida State (4/20) ... In the series with Clemson (5/4-5/6), went 6-for-9 with six runs, three RBI, and three doubles ... Drove in the winning run against Virginia (4/27) with a pinch-hit RBI single in the 12th inning ... Had 15 multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games in 2002 ... Hit .500 (4-for-8) in three games in the College World Series ... 2002 NCAA Tournament and CWS: 8-for-23 (.348) with two doubles, four RBI, and three runs scored.
High School: A three-year letterwinner for coach Jeff Rowland at Pope High School, the same school that produced former teammate Wes Rynders and former Tech star Richard Lewis, a 2001 first-round draft pick of the Atlanta Braves ... Played summer ball with the powerful East Cobb Yankees program, and was the starting center fielder on the team that won the 1999 AAU World Series ... Helped East Cobb reach the Connie Mack World Series in 2001 ... Named all-Cobb County in 1999, 2000 and 2001 while playing at Pope ... Tabbed to the all-Region team in both 2000 and 2001 ... As a junior, he hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same game.
Personal: Full name is Brandon Kyle Boggs ... Born January 9, 1983 ... Son of George and Lavada Boggs ... Enjoys playing basketball ... Majoring in Science, Technology and Culture.
Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD% 2002.... .305 63-54 190 36 58 17 0 0 35 75 .395 29 6 40 3 .404 5 0 7-10 84 0 6 .933 2003.... .246 55-46 195 37 48 8 2 9 38 87 .446 30 0 56 4 .345 1 2 11-13 90 3 5 .949 TOTAL... .275 118-100 385 73 106 25 2 9 73 162 .421 59 6 96 7 .375 6 2 18-23 174 3 11 .941