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2005 Football Roster

Branden Ledbetter

82 Branden Ledbetter

  • Position
    Tight End
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Class
    Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown
    Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • High School
    Saint Thomas Aquinas High School


2007:  Named Third Team All-MAC Offense ... named Third Team Phil Steele's All-MAC Offense ... named to John Mackey Watch List ... became WMU's leader in career TDs by a tight end with scoring grab in season finale ... started six of 12 games ... three receptions for a total of 58 yards with a long of 20 yards at West Virginia (9/1) ... scored a touchdown on a 27 yard pass vs. Indiana (9/8), three more receptions for a total of 54 yards ... received six passes for a total of 52 yards and one touchdown at Missouri (9/15) ... two receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown vs. Akron (10/6) ... named Phil Steele's Second Team Mid-Season All-Conference (10/12) ... led the team in receptions with five for a total of 33 yards and a touchdown at Northern Illinois (10/13) ... five receptions for 124 yards and one touchdown vs. Central Michigan (11/6) ... named John Mackey National Tight End of the Week (11/14).

2006: Started nine of 13 games played ... had one reception for 28 yards and a touchdown vs. Toledo (9/9) ... had four receptions for 23 yards and one touchdown vs. Temple (9/23) ... had two receptions for 58 yards and one touchdown... had three receptions for 84 yards and one touchdown, including WMU’s longest play from scrimmage - 81 yards vs. Ball State (10/21) ... appeared in 39 total snaps vs. Ball State... started at TE vs. Eastern Michigan (10/28)... had 1 reception for 31 yards on the go-ahead drive vs. Eastern Michigan (10/28) ... had a career-high nine receptions for a career-high 101 yards and a career-high two touchdowns vs. Miami (11/4) ... named Second Team All-MAC Offense ... had five receptions for 38 yards vs. Cincinnati in the International Bowl (1/6) ... registered second-most TD receptions by a tight end in a season (six).

Appeared in all 11 games and made one start as a redshirt freshman ... finished season with 11 receptions for 76 yards and two touchdowns, one kick return for 14 yards and three tackles ... made collegiate debut and first career start in season opener at Virginia (9/3), finishing with a career-high four catches and 26 yards ... recorded touchdowns against Ball State (10/8) and at Eastern Michigan (11/5).

2004: Redshirted ... Offensive Stallion of the Week (9/20).

HIGH SCHOOL: Receiver ... has good speed and leaping ability for his size ... Miami Herald All-Broward County pick ... named to Dade-Broward All-Star First Team ... recorded 23 receptions for 570 yards and nine touchdowns ... tabbed Miami Dolphins Player of the Week ... coached by George Smith.

PERSONAL: Majoring in computer information systems... son of Kirk Ledbetter and Helen Jacques ... born May 2, 1986 in Dallas, Texas.


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