15  Brandon Bishop
Brandon  Bishop


Snow Hill

High School:
Greene Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184

Wide Receiver



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Initially earned roster position as a walk-on during the fall of 2012 and has continued climb up the offensive depth chart to be in key contributing role as a senior … Projected to open 2016 campaign competing as a top reserve at either the “X” or “Z” slots in addition to experiencing action on various special teams units (for fourth-straight year) … Overall, has appeared in 24 career games (one start) and recorded 16 receptions for 177 yards (11.1 ypr) and a pair of touchdowns … Six (of 16) catches resulted in a gain of 10 yards or more … Did not log a reception in the Pirates’ first spring scrimmage (April 9), but bounced back with a game-high four grabs for 92 yards during the Purple-Gold Game on April 16 … Owns lifts of 465 pounds (back squat) and 280 (power clean) during spring strength and conditioning testing periods … Also recorded a pro shuttle time of 4.17 to go along with a 30” vertical leap and a flex rating of 14 – which ranked among top 10 percent of unit.

2015: Turned in top season of career (to date) as a junior with 15 receptions for 158 yards (10.5 ypr) and a touchdown … Played in all 12 contests and made one start (USF) … Scored only TD on a 19-yard pass from Blake Kemp in first-quarter action at UCF in road finale which sparked a run of 44 unanswered points during an eventual 44-7 Pirate victory … Had at least one reception on eight occasions and produced multiple catch totals in five contests … Established personal bests in receptions (three), reception yards (53) and longest reception (39) against Bulls during first career start … Also had three receptions at Navy (27 yards) and two each in tilts against Florida (16), UCF (28) and Cincinnati (14) … Pulled down single catches vs. Towson, Tulsa and Temple … Fourteen (14) of 15 grabs went for five or more yards … Returned one punt for three yards at SMU … Did not record statistics against Virginia Tech, BYU or Connecticut.

2014: Experienced action in seven games (N.C. Central, North Carolina, SMU, USF, Connecticut, Cincinnati and Florida) … Did not play against South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Temple, Tulane, Tulsa and UCF … Hauled down first collegiate reception in the second quarter against No. 25 North Carolina at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium that resulted in a 19-yard touchdown ... One of 10 receivers with a reception and one of eight with a catch of 10 or more yards against the Tar Heels … Did not record statistics in other six contests.

2013: Appeared in five games – Florida Atlantic, Southern Miss, Tulsa, UAB and NC State – during first active season in Pirate program … Did not record any catches while experiencing limited action on offense.

2012: Redshirted after earning roster spot as a walk-on and contributed efforts to scout team squad.

High School: A football letterman at nearby Greene Central … Was a prep teammate of current Pirate DL Fred Presley.

Personal: Full name is Brandon Jerod Bishop … Completed requirements for a bachelor’s degree in public health studies during the summer of 2016, but participated in East Carolina’s Spring Commencement Exercises (May 6) … Stellar undergraduate classroom work was recognized by ECU Honor Roll and Dean’s List inclusion.