Murray State, S / CB
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Brandon Wicks (Murray, Ky.) earned second-team honors after leading the team in tackles for the third time in his career. Wicks led the OVC with 60 solo tackles and was tied for third with 98 total stops. He also added two interceptions, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. He registered four double-digit tackle games, including 10 solo stops in the victory over Jacksonville State. He saved his best for last by ending his career with a season-best 14 tackles in the overtime victory over Eastern Kentucky.
C2P - What is your best quality at your position?
BW - I would say that it’s my ability to recognize plays. I’m always around the football, and I think that’s one of my big assets.
C2P - What type of offense/defense did you play mostly in college?
BW - We ran 3 years of 4-3 and one year of 3-4. Our conference has a lot of spread teams also.
C2P - What part of your game goes most unnoticed or what abilities are in you that haven’t been revealed yet?
BW - My tackling. I led our conference in solo tackles this year. Also I take a lot of pride in playing special teams. I started on 3 of them
C2P -What will be your biggest adjustment moving forward?
BW - Probably speed. Going forward everything will be faster so I would have to get used to that.
C2P - What pro player would you remind us most of with your style of play?
BW - I’m a big fan of Ryan Clark. He’s not the biggest guy but he’s just always around the football making plays.
C2P - How many positions can you play or have played?
BW - I have played safety and linebacker, I think I could play just about anything.
C2P - Any all-star invites and if yes have you accepted the invite?
BW - None so far
C2P - What teams in the NFL fit your style the best?
BW - Any team. I think I fit well with a lot of things that NFL teams do today.
C2P - What makes you stand out? All players are hungry and talented? Why you? Why should teams take a deep look at you as an NFL Prospect?
BW - I’m a physical football player. I’ve never had a problem learning the playbook. Great special team’s player. I love the game of football and any team that takes a chance on me will get a hard working player who will make sacrifices for the team.
C2P - What other schools showed interest in your leaving high school?
BW - I had offers from Memphis and UAB
For NFL Scouts
C2P - Have you ever been arrested or have a criminal record?
BW - No
C2P - Where you a team captain in college?
BW - Yes my senior year
C2P - Have you ever belonged to a gang?
BW - No
C2P - How many games did you miss due to injury (College)?
BW - None
C2P - How many games did you start?
BW - 40/44
C2P – What’s your 40 time, vertical jump, and short shuttle?
Short shuttle: 4.21