UTAH: Liberty Bowl MVP fully recovered from knee injury that caused him to miss three games and prevented him from challenging for league rushing title and first-team all-conference honors ... 99.7 career rushing average ranks second all-time at Utah ... 7 career 100-yard games is tied for fifth in school history ... four-time MWC Offensive Player of the Week in his two years.
2003-Liberty Bowl MVP rushed for 91 yards and 1 touchdown in Utah's win over Southern Miss ... second-team all-conference running back had first-team berth locked before knee injury in first quarter of New Mexico game caused him to miss the remainder of that game and two more ... returned to action against BYU on Nov. 22 ... third in MWC and No. 30 in the nation rushing (97.6 ypg) ... led the MWC and ranked No. 8 in the nation with 118.4 ypg rushing average before injury on Oct. 25 ... two-time MWC Offensive Player of the Week ... Utah's top rusher had 237 carries for 976 yards (4.1 yards per rush) and 11 touchdowns ... 11 rushing touchdowns is tied for third in a season at Utah ... rushed for 173 yards against Utah State, 181 vs. Texas A&M and 133 vs. San Diego State ... also had 7 receptions for 41 yards.
2002-Second-team all-conference running back was also named to Las Vegas Review Journal's all-conference second team ... MWC's second-leading rusher overall averaged 102.1 ypg and 4.6 yards per carry ... top rusher in conference-only games averaged 127.0 ypg in final seven games ... in five games he got at least 20 carries, he averaged 150.0 ypg ... rushed 201 times for 919 yards and team-best 9 touchdowns ... netted 194 yards vs. BYU, 193 yards vs. Air Force and 164 yards vs. Wyoming ... four total 100-yard games ... originally slated to redshirt and did not play in first two games ... played in remaining nine games and started five.
PRIOR TO UTAH: 2001 J.C. Grid-Wire second-team All-American ... first-team all-conference and conference MVP ... rushed for 1,460 yards and 22 touchdowns his sophomore year at Kilgore JC ... 500 yards receiving on 32 catches in 2001 ... led Kilgore to conference title and 2001 Red River Bowl championship ... Kilgore was ranked No. 2 in the nation for junior colleges ... lettered in football and basketball at Crockett HS (Texas) ... 1999 district MVP and second-team all-state ... Crockett team captain as a senior ... chose Utah over BYU.
PERSONAL: Son of Carolyn Warfield ... one brother and two sisters ... enjoys community service ... sociology major ... full name is Brandon Jermaine Warfield ... born Dec. 4, 1981.