| Brandon Moore
Played one season after transferring from East Mississippi Community College (EMCC)... enrolled at Texas in the spring of 2012 ... entered the season atop the depth chart at defensive tackle ... earned MACJC All-State North First-Team honors in 2011 after helping to lead EMCC to a 12-0 record and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship ... declared for the NFL Draft after the 2012 season.
Played in 12 games at defensive tackle, including five starts ... fourth on the team in tackles for loss (8) and tied for third in QB pressures (6) ... started against Wyoming, posting two tackles for a loss... posted three tackles, including one for a loss and one sack, vs. Ole Miss ... missed the Oklahoma State game with a virus ... recorded two tackles, including one TFL, against West Virginia ... had career-high five tackles, including three TFL and one sack, one breakup pass, and one QB pressure vs. Oklahoma ... named the defensive player of the game by the coaching staff ... had one tackle and one quarterback pressure against Baylor ... started against Kansas, posting one tackle and one QB pressure ... started against Texas Tech, registering one tackle and a career-high two QB pressures ... had one QB pressure vs. Iowa State ... had one stop on defense against TCU ... started against Kansas State, recording two tackles, including one for a loss.
Transfer from East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) who spent two seasons at the University of Alabama where he played under current Texas defensive tackles coach Bo Davis prior to that ... helped EMCC to a 12-0 record and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship while playing defensive tackle as a sophomore in 2011 ... the Lions were also NJCAA Region XXII, MississippiAssociation of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) State and North Division Champions ... earned MACJC All-State North First-Team honors in 2011 ... recorded 41 tackles (25 solo), four TFL, three sacks and nine pressures ... a key part of a defense that allowed only 23.1 points and 333.8 total yards per game, including 196.9 passing yards and 136.8 rushing yards per game ... posted a season-high seven tackles against Northwest Community College ... tallied three or more tackles on seven other occasions ... played in four games at defensive tackle, recording six tackles as a redshirt freshman at Alabama in 2010 ... redshirted at Alabama in 2009 ... a prep All-American as a senior at Carver High School in 2008 who played primarily on the offensive line as a senior ... a first-team 5A Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State selection ... also a first-team All-State choice by The Birmingham News and The Montgomery Advertiser ... helped Carver to a 13-1 record, including a 5A Region 3 championship (5-0 record) and an appearance in the 5A state semifinals ... a key part of an offense that averaged 45.4 points per game ... also listed as the 30th best defensive tackle nationally by ESPNU ... listed on The Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... No. 7 on the Press-Register's Elite 18 ... rated No. 8 on The Birmingham News Super Senior list ... graded out at 91 percent for the year on the offensive line ... named defensive line MVP at a 2008 Nike camp ... played primarily on the defensive line as a junior in 2007 ... recorded 60 tackles and seven sacks ... also lettered in basketball at Carver.
Began playing football at age 14 ... born in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... moved to Montgomery in the ninth grade and began playing organized football ... has participated in community service with the YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, and Sons to the Elderly, along with visiting hospitals ... enjoys playing basketball.
THE MOORE FILE
Nickname: Big Cool
My dream as a college player is to: Win a National Championship
During pregame, I like to: Listen to music
If I were to play another sport, it would be: Basketball
Favorite vehicle: BMW 750
Favorite TV show: Everybody Hates Chris, Family Guy
I can't believe I watch: iCarly
Favorite movie: Friday, Boyz N the Hood, Paid in Full
Sports hero: Michael Jordan
Favorite actor: Will Smith
Favorite music artist: Gucci Mane
Favorite song: First Day Out, Gucci Mane
Favorite video game: Call of Duty
Favorite cartoon character: Stewie Griffin
I came to Texas because: Because of the tradition.
||TFL - Yards
Tackles: 5 vs. Oklahoma (Jr.)
Tackles for losses: 3.0 vs. Oklahoma (Jr.)
Sacks: 1.0 two times, vs. Oklahoma (Jr.); at Ole Miss (Jr.)
QB Pressures: 2 at Texas Tech (Jr.)