| Brandon Healy
6-1 · 200
Carlsbad, Calif. (Carlsbad)
Versatile and talented five-year receiver who posted the best season of his career as a senior ... played in 24 career games, started in six ... saw action in two bowl games (2000 Cotton Bowl; 2000 Holiday Bowl) ... received the UT Harold D. Byrd Leadership Award in 2000 ... caught 29 passes for 420 yards and three TDs in 22 regular season games.
Played in all 12 contests, including the Holiday Bowl ... started in six games ... ranked fifth on the team in receptions (21) and fourth in receiving yards with 343 yards (16.3 ypc) ... caught at least one pass in 10-of-11 games ... scored his only two touchdowns of the season in the season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette ... also registered four receptions for 88 yards against UL-Lafayette ... had a pair of catches for 70 yards against Missouri, including a career-long 53-yarder ... also caught a pair of two-point conversions against the Tigers, marking the first time in UT history that a player tallied two offensive two-pointers in the same game ... grabbed three passes for 34 yards against Houston ... added three receptions for 29 yards against Baylor ... had a 30-yard reception against No. 10 Oklahoma ... hauled in a pair of passes for 31 yards at Stanford ... set career-highs with five receptions and 98 receiving yards in the 2000 Holiday Bowl vs. No. 8 Oregon.
Saw action in nine games, including the Cotton Bowl, as a reserve wideout ... caught seven passes and averaged 8.9 ypc ... hauled in two passes for 26 yards vs. Stanford ... caught his first career touchdown pass at Baylor on a three-yard toss from Chris Simms ... also caught a pair of passes for 20 yards in the season-opener vs. North Carolina State ... caught one pass at No. 24 Texas A&M ... had one reception during the Big 12 Championship game vs. No. 3 Nebraska ... caught a 6-yard pass in the Cotton Bowl.
Saw limited action as a reserve wide receiver ... played in the Rice and Mississippi State contests at split end.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (1997)
Played in two games and caught one pass for 15 yards on the year ... caught his first career pass vs. UCLA ... redshirted in 1996.
Coached by Bob McCallister at Carlsbad High ... earned all-state honors as a senior ... also started for the basketball and baseball teams.
Born 1/30/78 in Oceanside, Calif. ... full name is Brandon Michael Healy ... was a sport management major ... was very active in the Longhorn community service program.
Year G/GS Rec Yds Avg. TD Long
2000 11/6 21 343 16.3 2 53/MU
1999 8/0 7 62 8.9 1 18/Stan.
1998 1/0 0 0 n/a 0 n/a
1997 2/0 1 15 15.0 0 15/UCLA
Career 22/6 29 420 14.5 3 53/MU
Receptions: 5 vs. Oregon (Sr.) +
Receiving Yards: 98 vs. Oregon (Sr.) +
TD Receptions: 2 vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (Sr.)
+ Holiday Bowl