Brandon Weaver
Brandon  Weaver


Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Justin-Siena HS '13

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240


Mechanical Engineering


Position Preview: Defensive Line

Mental and physical preparation sets position group up for success this season


Causeway Trophy coming back to UC Davis! 35-21

Aggies win for the second straight time at Hornet Stadium with impressive performance


UC Davis faces Hornets in 62nd Causeway Classic

Aggies and Sacramento State square off at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday


Mustangs reclaim Golden Horseshoe trophy, 55-38

Teams combine for nearly 1,200 of offensive in Big Sky shootout at Aggie Stadium


Aggies, Mustangs meet for Battle for Golden Horseshoe

Kickoff at Aggie Stadium set for 2 p.m. on Saturday

2016: Saw action in eight games, earning starts against Oregon, Eastern Washington and Northern Colorado... Finished with 21 tackles (13 unassisted)... Picked up 2.5 tackles for loss (11 yards)... Recorded one assisted sack against Eastern Washington for eight yards of loss... Also had one broken pass versus Southern Oregon.

2015: Played in all 11 games, earning starts against Hawai'i, Southern Utah and Sacramento State... Posted 36 tackles, including 22 solo... Finished with 3.0 sacks for 14 yards, both second-best on the team... Collected two sacks in Causeway Classic, taking down QB Nate Ketteringham for a 5-yard loss in the first quarter and another for five yards in the fourth... Brought down Montana QB Chad Chalich on 3rd-and-long for a 4-yard loss in second quarter... Tied for second Aggies with 2 QBHs... Forced a fumble against Cal Poly and recovered one at Weber State... Collected a season-best six tackles at Weber State and finished with five against Montana and Sacramento State.

Appeared in all 11 games, earning start at Northern Arizona... Finished year with 19 tackles (9 solo), including a career-high four stops at NAU... Collected two solo stops against Ft. Lewis and Cal Poly... Both tackles against Ft. Lewis were sacks, totaling 11 yards... Recorded a six-yard sack in the opening quarter at Cal Poly against Mustang QB Chris Brown, who had been sacked by DT Kyle Vaughn for a seven-yard loss a play earlier... Finished fourth on the team with 4.5 TFLs for the season, including one in the opener at Stanford.

2013: Redshirted.

JUSTIN-SIENA HS '13: Lettered three times in football, twice in track and also basketball.... Finished with 95 tackles and 15 sacks while also catching 15 passes from his tight end position for 303 yards and five touchdowns... Named MVP of his CIF-North Coast Section game in 2012... Selected second-team all-state, All-Metro and All-Napa County honorable mention... Earned trio of All-Marin County Athletic League awards as a senior: first-team offense, second-team defense, first-team punter... Earned Team Braveheart Award... Received all-county defensive honors as a junior as well as second-team All-MCAL accolades... Named team's defensive MVP... Also a standout in track, winning league and section titles in shot put and discus in 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in Vallejo, Calif.... Parents are Randy and Valerie Weaver... Selected UC Davis because of strong engineering program... Advice for youngsters is "talent only gets you so far."

Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2014 11 9 10 19 4.5 23 3.0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 11 22 14 36 3.5 14 3.0 14 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
2016 8 13 8 21 2.5 11 0.5 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 44 32 76 10.5 48 6.5 39 0 0 1 1 1 0 0