NMSU Football BIO
38 Brandon Perez

2009 (Senior): Perez did not play for the Aggies in 2009 due to an injury suffered in fall camp.

2008 (Junior): Perez played in six games for the Aggies in 2008 despite suffering from a groin injury most of the season. On the year, Perez carried the ball 20 times for 104 yards, catching four passes for eight yards. He recorded four games with over 20 yards rushing on the season. Against San Jose State (10/18), Perez carried the ball five times for 26 yards. At Idaho (10/25), he tallied 24 yards on the ground and three catches for eight yards. Against NM State’s two rivals UTEP (9/20) and New Mexico (9/27), Perez recorded rushing yards of 20 and 25, respectively. He missed  four of the final five games due to injury.

2007 (Sophomore): Perez played in all 13 games for the Aggies in 2007 as the teams starting fullback. On the season, Perez helped the Aggie offense average 331.9 yards passing per game and 423.5 total offensive yards a game, as the Aggie offense finished fifth in the nation in total offense and 33rd in passing offense. He also helped Aggie quarterback Chase Holbrook finish ninth in the nation in total offense with 322.6 yards per game. Against UTEP (9/15) Perez scored his first career touchdown on a 2-yard run. He tallied 41 yards rushing on six carries and 16 yards receiving on four receptions. Against Utah State (11/17) he caught two passes for 14 yards and ended the season with a career-high five carries for 37 yards versus Fresno State (11/30).

2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Perez was a vital part of the Aggies’ blocking scheme in 2006 as their starting fullback. He played in all 12 games helping NM State record five 100-yard rushing games as a team. Perez assisted in the protection of quarterback Chase Holbrook, who broke 21 school records in 2006. As a team, the Aggies also broke three total offensive records, six passing records and tied the school’s scoring record. He helped the Aggies record three games with over 500 yards passing, five games with over 400 yards passing and 11 games with over 300 yards passing. On the season, he caught four passes for 15 yards out of the back field. Against San Jose State (11/4), Perez caught his first career pass, a 10-yard swing pass. Perez was also named an Academic all-WAC selection for the 2006 fall semester.

2005 (Freshman): Perez redshirted during his first season with the Aggies.

High School: Perez was named first team all-state and was a three-time All-League selection. He was also named a three-time All-West Jersey selection and three-time All-Parochial pick. He helped his team to 8-3 record in 2004.

Personal:  Born Brandon Victor Perez May 15, 1986 in Sparta, New Jersey. He is the son of Victor and Ana Perez. He is majoring in individualized studies.

Position: Fullback
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 236
Year: Junior
City/State: Sparta, N.J.
High School: Pope John XXIII HS
Experience: High School

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