Senior golfer Brooke Pancake and senior offensive lineman Barrett Jones were named the winners of the Paul W. Bryant Award given annually to the top male and female student-athlete
JUNIOR (2012): Finished the season with 10 appearances and two starts, once as the designated hitter and once in right field ... His second start of the season came at South Alabama (April 3) as the DH, posting his only RBI for the season ... Recorded one run against Mississippi (March 24) ... Posted one run at Arkansas (March 16) ... Started the series finale against Arkansas Pine-Bluff (Feb. 26) in right field ... Made two appearances on the mound, posting a 0-0 record with a 27.00 ERA ... threw a total of 1.2 innings in his two appearances ... Lasted 0.2 innings against Southern Mississippi (Feb. 29), allowing three earned runs on four hits ... Pitched the ninth inning in game two of the series against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 18), allowing two runs on one hit with a walk in his first appearance on the mound at Alabama.
SOPHOMORE (2011): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Filled in as a solid corner outfielder for most of the season ... finished the year seeing action in 35 games ... hit .229 with eight runs and 10 RBI while hitting one home run and going a perfect 3-for-3 on stolen bases ... Tallahassee Regional: Started all four games in left field ... went 4-for-11 with three runs and one RBI while walking three times. South Carolina: Came in for a pinch-hit appearance in game three of the series ... was hit by a pitch in his lone at-bat. Auburn: Made one appearance on the Plains, coming in as a pinch runner in game two of Saturday's doubleheader. LSU: Started game one of the weekend in right field ... went 0-for-2 at the plate. Mississippi State: Started all three games in RF vs. the Bulldogs ... went 2-for-11 with one run and RBI while walking twice and getting hit by two pitches. Southern Mississippi: Went 1-for-4 with one RBI while walking once. Florida: Started games two and three of the series in RF ... went 2-for-7 with one run, RBI and walk while hitting his first home run of the season. Samford: Came in for a pinch-hit appearance ... earned a walk in his lone at-bat. Tennessee: Made one appearance for the weekend, coming in as a pinch hitter in game one of Saturday's doubleheader ... went 0-for-1 in his lone plate appearance. MVSU: Appeared in game two of the series (4/13), coming in as a defensive replacement in RF ... did not see action at the plate. Vanderbilt: Started game one (4/8) in right field, his only action of the weekend ... went 0-for-2 with one walk for the day. Samford: Got the start in RF ... went 0-for-2 on the night. Arkansas: Started all three games in RF ... went 3-for-11 with one RBI on the weekend. USA: Started the game in RF ... went 1-for-3 with one walk ... stole his third base of the year as well. UAB (Regions): Went 0-for-3 on the night. Kentucky: Appeared in one game, starting game three in right (3/27) ... went 2-for-4 with two RBI in that game. Jacksonville State: Made a pinch-hit appearance ... went 0-for-1 in the box. Mississippi: Started in right field in game one (3/18) ... went 0-for-3 at the plate. EIU: Started the final two games of the series in RF ... hit .333 (2-for-6) with an RBI and a run in his two starts. NWSU: Appeared in three games on the weekend ... went 1-for-1 with two RBI ... his RBI in game two of the series was his first RBI of the season. USA Classic: Saw action in the final two games, starting in RF vs. USA ... went 1-for-3 with one run and two walks ... also recorded his first stolen base of the season vs. USA ... his pinch-hit appearance vs. UCF resulted in a double, his first hit of the season. Alcorn State: Played in two games, starting both in RF ... went 0-for-8 with one run.
FRESHMAN (2010): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... One of 14 first-time players to see action in 2010, including nine position players ... played in 26 games and made 11 starts ... had six starts at DH and five starts in right field ... one of UA's top players off the bench, hitting .389 (7-for-18) with two runs scored when he came off the bench ... one of the Tide's top pinch hitters, with a .462 (6-for-13) average ... collected pinch-hits against Illinois Chicago, Georgia, College of Charleston, UAB, Mississippi Valley State and Florida ... made three starts during the postseason as the Tide's DH ... made two starts at the SEC Tournament ... was 1-for-4 as the Tide's designated hitter with one run scored, one walk and one sacrifice bunt ... made his postseason debut as the starting DH against Florida on May 29 ... went 1-for-2 with one RBI at UAB on March 31, including a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh inning ... made first career SEC start at Arkansas (1-for-5) on March 26 ... saw action as pinch-hitter against Arkansas (March 28), Auburn (March 24), Vanderbilt (March 20) and Minnesota (March 17) ... played in two games at College of Charleston and went 1-for-4 with one run scored ... delivered pinch-hit single in series finale that sparked the Tide's five-run seventh inning ... played in all three games of the Illinois-Chicago series and went 4-for-6 (.667) with one run scored and one RBI ... collected his first collegiate hit, a pinch-hit single in the series opener on Feb. 26 ... went 2-for-2 with one run scored and tallied one RBI as the backup DH in the Tide's lopsided 25-1 win in game two ... stroked ninth-inning single in the series finale that led to the winning run ... made his Crimson Tide debut in game two of the South Alabama series in Mobile.
FRESHMAN (2009): Missed the 2009 season due to a leg injury.
HIGH SCHOOL: A five-year letterman in baseball, football and basketball at Jay High School ... played for Jorey Diamond ... posted a .380 career batting average with 148 runs scored and 126 RBI ... posted a .511 career on-base percentage and drew 95 walks ... compiled a 20-7 (.741) record on the mound with 268 career strikeouts ... hit .320 with three home runs and 20 RBI as a senior ... hit .361 with career-best six home runs and 35 RBI as junior in 2007 ... best season came as a sophomore (2006), where he batted .515 with five home runs and 34 RBI ... also scored career-high 39 runs that year ... hit .363 with two home runs and 22 RBI as freshman and .342 with 15 RBI as an eighth grader ... named the 2A Player of the Year in 2005...two-time First-Team All-State selection in 2006 and 2007...rated as No. 5 prospect 2007 Mr. Florida Baseball ... named First-Team All-Northwest Florida by Pensacola News Journal in 2007 ... member of 2005 USA Baseball Junior Olympic East Championship team ... participated in 2007 East Coast Professional Showcase ... 2007 participant in Florida Diamond Club Showcase ... had five rushing touchdowns in one game during his senior season at quarterback ... was the Valedictorian of his senior class ... winner of the 2007 Wendy's High School Heisman award for Florida ... earned Claes Nobel's National Society of High School Scholars and U.S. Army Scholar Athlete awards.
PERSONAL: Full name is Brandt David Hendricks ... son of Rick and Nina Hendricks ... has one younger brother, Rush, and one younger sister, Tessa ... his maternal grandfather, Percy Alford, was a four-year football letterman at Auburn from 1949-53.