Southern Miss and UTSA meet for the first time this week in a Thursday night contest.
The Golden Eagles head coach discusses the North Texas game and previews Louisiana Tech.
2014 (Redshirt Sophmore): Played and started in all 12 games on the year ... Made first collegiate start in the season opener on the road against Mississippi State ... Helped the team rush for 1,149 yards, while passing for an additional 3,231 for a total offensive production of 4,380.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw limited action on the season, playing in one game ... Made collegiate debut on the road at No. 22 Nebraska ... Helped the team to 284 total yards, including 222 yards passing.
2012 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
High School: Two-star recruit by Scout.com ... Preseason Elite 11 prospect by WLOX ... Played for coach Sheldon Black at Harrison Central High School ... Helped the Red Rebels average almost 300 yards per contest ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All Star Game ... Member of the Sun Herald's All-South Mississippi team ... Named First Team All-State, All-District and All-Region as a senior ... Also played basketball and was a member of the track & field team.
Personal: Full name is Brandon Lee Farmer ... Son of Jackie and Ed Farmer ... Has two older sisters, Brandi and Brittnei ... Cousin, James Land, plays baseball at Mississippi Gulf Coast CC ... Father, Ed, played football at MGCCC, while sister, Brandi, played softball at Jackson State and sister, Brittnei, played at MGCCC ... Uncle, Al Farmer, played baseball at MGCCC as well as time in Minor League Baseball ... Born on March 24, 1994 in Gulfport, Miss. ... Majoring in communication studies.
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