Brandon Alexander

Brandon Alexander


Orlando, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Defensive Back


Alexander the Great

Brandon Alexander forces fumble at goal line to preserve 17-12 win over Houston.


Knights Celebrate at Swords Awards

UCF held its annual end-of-the-year banquet


Walk This Way

Brandon Alexander worked his way from a walk-on to starting safety for the Knights.


UCF-Temple Postgame Notes

No. 15/19 UCF 39, Temple 36


UCF Stops Houston for Homecoming Win

Knights remain unbeaten in American Athletic Conference play.


UCF vs. Baylor

UCF takes on Baylor in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl


UCF @ Temple

UCF @ Temple


South Carolina @ UCF

USATSI Gallery


UCF Football: Season in Photos

UCF Football: Season in Photos


AP Photos: Football vs. Memphis

AP Photos: Football vs. Memphis

-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Totaled 13 tackles (six solo)
-Bethune-Cookman 9/20: Recorded four total stops
-At Houston 10/2: In addition to his game-saving forced fumble, Alexander also pulled in his first interception of the season. It was his fifth all-time as a Knight. The senior safety was also named captain
-BYU 10/9: Totaled 11 tackles (six solo) and one pass breakup

-Selected as a nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy, which is given to the most outstanding collegiate football player who began his career as a walk-on
-Member of the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team
-Made the switch from cornerback to free safety before the season
-Came through with 63 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, one recovery, three interceptions and seven break-ups
-Akron 8/29: Totaled six tackles and four solo stops
-At Penn State 9/14: Registered six total tackles (five solo) and one TFL
-South Carolina 9/28: Piled on six total tackles and recovered a fumble
-At Memphis 10/5: Collected five total stops, one TFL and a sack for a loss of 10 yards
-At Louisville 10/18: Totaled seven tackles (three solo) and had one forced fumble
-Houston 11/9: Collected seven tackles, two break-ups and an interception, with one of his break-ups coming in the endzone on fourth down with less than 30 seconds remaining to secure the win
-Named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his performance vs. Houston
-At Temple 11/16: Amassed four stops and picked off his second pass of the season
-Rutgers 11/21: Recorded one assisted tackle and one pass breakup
-USF 11/29: Totaled six tackles and one pass break-up
-At SMU 12/7: Collected seven stops (three solo) and broke up one pass
-Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 1/1: Totaled six tackles (three solo) and picked off his third pass on the season

-Started 12 games and appeared in all 14
-Totaled 62 tackles, including two for a loss, and had one interception
-Led the team and ranked 14th in C-USA with nine break-ups, and also was tied for first in the league with three fumble recoveries
-At Akron 8/30: Recorded four tackles (three solo)
-FIU 9/15: Registered two tackles (one solo), including a tackle for a 5-yard loss and two pass break-ups
-Missouri 9/29: Had three total tackles (two solo) and two passes broken up
-ECU 10/4: Intercepted his first collegiate pass against the Pirates, while recording three tackles
-Southern Miss 10/13: Made two tackles (one solo) with a pass break-up
-At Memphis 10/20: Tallied five tackles (two solo)
-At Marshall 10/27: Collected four tackles (one solo) with a pass broken up
-SMU 11/3: Totaled six tackles (two solo) with one pass break-up
-At UTEP 11/10: Recorded one assisted tackle and a fumble recovery
-At Tulsa 11/17: Racked up nine tackles (five solo) and 0.5 TFL
-UAB 11/24: Added 11 tackles (seven solo) and one break-up
-C-USA Championship 12/1: Totaled 10 tackles with a fumble recovery
-Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl 12/21: Recovered a fumble and had a break-up and two tackles

-Appeared in 10 games with five starts at CB in the final five games, and recorded 43 tackles (27 solo) with 0.5 tackles for loss and five passes broken up
-Marshall 10/8: Recorded one PBU
-At UAB 10/20: Amassed eight tackles (four solo) with 0.5 TFL
-Memphis 10/29: Recorded four tackles (three solo)
-Tulsa 11/3: Posted six tackles and one break-up
-At Southern Miss 11/12: Registered 11 tackles (seven solo) with a break-up
-At East Carolina 11/19: Collected five tackles and a 12-yard fumble return
-UTEP 11/25: Had nine tackles (eight solo) with a pair of break-ups

-Attended Evans High School where he was an all-metro honorable-mention selection as a senior
-Competed in the Metro All-Star Football Game Dec. 15, 2011

-Son of Kenya Nelson-Warren
-Majoring in criminal justice


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