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Curtis Brancheau

So., Tight End, 6-4, 246

Greenville, Texas
Greenville H.S.

Prospects
Valuable blocker who saw action in short yardage situations should compete for additional playing time at tight end. Also should contribute on special teams. Needs to enter preseason drills off excellent off-season conditioning program.

2001
Played in every game as the second-team tight end as redshirt freshman... Was active in all two-TE alignments... First career catch was seven-yarder versus Richmond... Had four-yard reception against Kentucky... Also credited with three tackles and one fumble recovery on coverage units.

2000
Redshirted.

High School
Two-way starter for three years... All-State TE and LB junior and senior years... Three-time all-district pick... Team was 31-7 in his three varsity years, making the 4A semifinals in senior year... Team MVP in football... All-district centerfielder and pitcher in baseball... Hit .410 in his career with 12 home runs... Threw shot put in track, qualifying for regionals as senior... Member of National Honor Society, First Robotics Team and Native American Club.

Academics
Brancheau is majoring in communication studies in the College of Arts and Science.

Personal
Son of Dr. Steven and Denise Brancheau... Born April 20, 1982... Has two younger siblings... Father is a podiatrist, mother is registered nurse... Raised on family’s east Texas cattle ranch... Was active in rodeo, including team roping and team penning, while living in Texas... Enjoys hunting and fishing, and restored the 1953 Jeep he drives on campus... Father played OL at Heidelberg (Ohio) College.


 







 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
                   
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