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Brandon Leslie
Brandon Leslie

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Edison HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 206

Position:
Safety



2008
Redshirted... missed a big chunk of August drills with a hamstring injury... has good agility and is fast in the open field... an aggressive player who delivers hard blows.

High School
Had 71 tackles and four interceptions as a senior... named to Superprep's All-California team... rated the 49th-best safety prospect nationally and the 73rd-best overall prospect in California... an all-state and all-west coast selection as a sophomore... all-league and all-state as a senior... a good student with a lofty GPA... missed entire junior season with a shoulder injury... earned four letters in football... served as team captain two years... also earned two letters in basketball.

Personal
Chose Georgia Tech over Nebraska, Stanford, Washington, others... chose Tech because of the academics, the people, the city of Atlanta and the football program... wore No. 24 in high school as a tribute to a close friend who passed away... given name is Brandon Jamal Leslie... born June 11, 1989 in Fresno, Calif... has one sister, Shymel... comes from an athletic family... cousin of former NFL running back Ickey Woods... another cousin, Steve Taylor, played football at Nebraska... father, Mike Leslie, played basketball at Santa Clara... has an uncle who played baseball at Fresno State.

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