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  Brandon Willetts
Brandon Willetts

Player Profile
Hometown:
Surrey, British Columbia

High School:
Sullivan Heights HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
2005-06


Getting To Know Brandon Willetts

At Stanford: Did not play in two seasons (2005-06) as a member of the team ... Was not on the team in 2004 during his freshman year at Stanford ... Joined the Stanford football program in the spring of 2005 as a walk-on from Surrey, British Columbia.

The 2006 Season: Did not play.

The 2005 Season: Backup outside linebacker who did not see any game action in 2005.

In High School: Played club football in Canada for Cloverdale Community Football and started at both defensive end and offensive tackle ... His high school did not have a football program ... In high school, he started on the AAA senior varsity basketball team as well as the rugby squad ... Received awards in high school for chemistry and outstanding academic achievement.

Personal Information: Communication major ... His cousin, Adam Braidwood, was a two-year starting defensive end at Washington State and the first overall pick of the 2006 Canadian Football League Draft by the Edmonton Eskimos.


Getting To Know Brandon Willetts

Nickname: Everyone just calls me Willetts
The reason I love football is: The competition
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Running through the tunnel
My greatest athletic moment is: 24 points, 21 rebounds for my senior basketball team
The teammate I admire the most is: Michael Okwo
The reason I chose Stanford University is: Best Athletics + Best Academics
My favorite class at Stanford is: Cosmic Horizons (Astronomy)
My least favorite class at Stanford is: IHUM
The sports team I followed when I was younger: Orlando Magic
The athlete I admire most is: Joey Porter
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Vida Guerra
Best book I have read: Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi
Favorite Food: Baba's Nigerian stew
Least Favorite Food: Eggs
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: Subway
Favorite Movie: Scarface
Favorite TV Show: The Sopranos
Favorite Actor: Al Pacino
Favorite Actress: Eva Longoria
If a movie were made of my life, I would have the following actor play me: David Schwimmer
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: In the NCAA championship game, I strip the ball from the running back on the one-yard line and take it back 99 yards with no time on the clock to win by one point
If I were not playing college football, I would: Have a lot of free time
The best advice I ever received was: Never settle
The place I'd most like to visit: Brazil
The favorite place I've visited: Mexico
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Rich
My advice to youngsters: Work hard and the rest will come
If I won $1 million, I would: Buy a house

Last Updated: March 1, 2007

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