More than 20 graduates will suit up for Alabama's game against LSU in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans
2011 (JUNIOR): Brandon Lewis made the move to tight end/h-back right before the start of the season ... has played in seven games ... has done an excellent job in short-yardage situations.
2010 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his first year at the Capstone.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Brandon Lewis was rated as the No. 14 strong side defensive end nationally by Rivals.com following the 2007 season ... ranked as the No. 51 JUCO prospect nationally by SuperPrep Magazine ... also rated as the No. 14 prospect on the Alabama Top 35 list by Rivals.com ... three-star defensive end by Scout.com ... rated as No. 54 defensive end in the nation by Scout.com ... a two-year starter at East Mississippi Community College for head coach Buddy Stephens ... finished his EMCC career with 102 total tackles (50 solo), 13 tackles for loss (-48 yards), four sacks (-33 yards), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... had 48 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks in 2009 ... 2007 All State honorable mention by the Alabama Sportswriters Association ... named to The Mobile Press-Register's 2007 Elite 18 team (No. 15) ... 2006 honorable mention All-State by the ASWA ... named to The Birmingham News All-Metro Team in 2006 ... excellent pass rusher ... No. 59 player on the Scout.com Southeast 150 list ... played in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game in 2007 ... totaled 154 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 19 sacks in final two seasons at Pleasant Grove HS ... added six forced fumbles and two interceptions ... tallied 66 tackles, 12 TFLs and seven sacks in 10 games as a prep senior for the Spartans ... forced two fumbles ... had nine rushing attempts for 64 yards and caught six passes for 80 yards and two TDs ... led team with 88 tackles, including 18 TFLs and 12 sacks, as a prep junior ... added four forced fumbles and two interceptions ... caught eight passes for 100 yards as a tight end ... played for head coach Jim Elgin ... uncle is Michael Myers, a former Alabama player and an 11-year NFL veteran currently on the roster of the Cincinnati Bengals.