03 Brandon Free
03 Brandon Free
Birth Date: 09/13/1982
Height: 5-11
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jamestown, NC
High School: Ben L. Smith
Position: Wide Receiver
2004 All-American Candidate
2004 All-CIAA Candidate

Personal: The Rams go-to receiver for the last two seasons, en route to leading WSSU in receiving yardage in 2002 and 2003...A native of Greensboro, NC he is a 2000 graduate of Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, NC...Redshirted in 2000...The son of Andre and Maria Joyner...Majoring in Sport Management at WSSU...Born September 13th, 1982 in Greensboro, NC...Named to the 2004 Preseason All-CIAA Team.

2003: Appeared in, and started all 10 games for the Rams in 2003...Led the Rams in receiving yardage for the second consecutive season...Caught a team-high 48 passes for 487 yards en route to a 10.1 yards per catch average...Tied for the team lead with three touchdown receptions...Averaged 48.7 yards receiving per game...Tallied five games in which he recorded 50-plus receiving yards...Turned in a season-high 72 yards receiving versus Johnson C. Smith on November 1st, 2003...Scored two touchdowns versus Fort Valley State University on September 6th, 2003...Scored a 23-yard touchdown versus Virginia State University on September 13th, 2003...Recorded a tackle on an interception return versus Livingstone College on October 18th, 2003...Named 1st Team All-CIAA as a receiver...Placed third on the team in all-purpose yards per game with 53.8..Second on the team in punt returns with 51 yards on seven returns for an average of 7.3 yards per return with a long of 35 yards.

2002: Appeared in, and started, all 10 games for the Rams in 2002...Led the Rams in receiving yardage as he caught a team-high 58 passes for 692 yards en route to an average of 69.2 yards per game and 11.9 yards per catch...Scored a team high 8 touchdowns and placed third in the CIAA in scoring...Named 1st Team All-CIAA as a receiver...Returned seven punts on the season for 36 yards for an average of 5.1 yards per return with a long return of 14 yards.

2001: Appeared in all 11 games for the Rams, starting all 11...Caught a pass in all but one game on the season...Was fourth on the team in receiving with 277 yards en route to an average of 30.8 yards per game and 10.3 yards per catch...Scored one touchdown on his longest catch of the season, a 29-yarder.

2000: Did not participate...Redshirted.

Free's Statistics:

YearG/GSRecYdsAvg/RecTDLongAvg/Gm
200310/104948710.133048.7
200210/105869211.985269.2
200111/112727710.312930.8
2000        Did Not Participate - Redshirted
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Total31/31134145610.8125249.4