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Gabe Brandner Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/06/2013
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Gabe Brandner
L l 6-6 l 255
Blythewood, S.C. (Heathwood Hall)

• Three-year letterman at Heathwood Hall under coach Jon Wheeler
• Helped Heathwood Hall to consecutive state playoff berths in 2011-12
• Charted as the No. 78 offensive tackle in the nation by
• Listed as the No. 19 overall prospect in South Carolina by
• Earned first team SCISA AAA all-state honors from the High School Sports Report following senior campaign
• All-area selection in 2012 by The State
• As a senior, graded out at 92 percent on offense while recording 68 tackles and 12 tackles for loss
• Posted 70 tackles including 13 tackles for loss during junior season
• In sophomore campaign, carded 34 tackles, seven tackles for loss and three interceptions
• Earned South Carolina MVP honors at the eighth annual Oasis Shrine Bowl on November 24, 2012 in Mooresville, N.C.
• Also lettered in baseball, basketball and track and field, earning all-state honors on the diamond as a pitcher and first baseman
• Born February 15, 1995
• Son of Antara and Thomas Brandner
• Mother played tennis at the University of West Virginia
• Father lettered two seasons (1974-75) as an offensive tackle under Hall of Fame head coach Bobby Bowden at the University of West Virginia, helping the Mountaineers to a two-year ledger of 13-10 including a 13-10 win over N.C. State in the 1975 Peach Bowl