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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to Know Governor Mifflin Mustang’s RB-LB Brandon Jones

Tagged under: District 3, News, Player Previews

| August 8, 2023

Brandon Jones

Governor Mifflin Mustangs

Class Of: 2024

Position(s): RB/LB

Jersey Number: 3

Ht: 5’10 – Wt: 195

Other Sports: Wrestling , lacrosse

Notable Awards or Recognitions:
Jamie Hall Memorial Award Recipient(from Governor Mifflin Athletics)
Lancaster Lebanon League All Division
2nd Team RB
Honorable Mention LB
Berks County All Star
Honorable Mention at RB & LB
Wrestling: Berks County All Division at 189
Lacrosse: 2x Berks County All Division

Twitter: @Brandon_Stang
Words from the Coach:
“Brandon started last year at LB and FB for the Mustangs. He is the vocal and physical leader on our team.”
Let’s get to know more about Brandon:

Why do you play football ?
Football is like my therapy. I have played it since the age of 4 and anytime I am having a bad day, it’s my escape from all my problems.

Who is your favorite sports star and why ?
Drew Brees, other then him being a naturally great leader and speech giver, I am a huge New Orleans Saints fan and every time he was playing in Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, or even D.C., I would always beg my dad to go see him play.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most ? Explain:
My favorite play is called 333 DDK, I love the blocking scheme of the play with my left side trapping, my right guard and tackle sweeping under them from a pull and a kick. Last year I had 100 yards alone at Conestoga Valley just from that play.

What was last year’s season like for you ?
Difficult, overall mostly because of our teams injuries causing lots of underclassmen to step up. However, that’s what makes me so confident for this coming year. Our underclassman’s ability to step up and take on leadership roles.

Who is the best player you have ever lined up against ?
On my own team Nick Singleton without a doubt. Coach Lang put me in a 1v1 Oklahoma against him in my first year.

What stadium, (HS/College/Pro) would you love to visit for a game ?
Caesar’s Superdome

What is your favorite Pro Sports team(any sport) ? Explain:
The Saints, the love originally started with my dad telling me about 90’s Dome Patrol.

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why ?
Governor Mifflin vs Pine-Richland for the state semifinal 2020. The effort from both teams was so intense and incredible.

What sports movie could you watch every day if you had to pick one, and why ?
Creed, I love the story of Adonis escaping his dad’s shadow and becoming his own champ.

Name one thing you’d love to do in football that may never happen ?
I would love to play in the ARMY/NAVY game.

Name a sport you’d love to play but can’t:

What is your most embarrassing sports moment ?
Getting told by Elementary basketball coaches to try wrestling instead.

Tell us something about playing for Governor Mifflin that stands out, that others may not know ?
Receiving the Jamie Hall Memorial award this year.

When you aren’t playing, practicing, or training for sports, what is your go to activity, and why ?
Video games, UFC 4 is my current favorite.

Which one, Sheetz, Wawa, or Rutters ? Explain:
Sheetz by a hair over Wawa!

What is your favorite vacation destination ?
Punta Cana !

Tell us something that you have a fear of ?
Clowns !

Favorite Fast Food/Burger place and why ?
Wayback Burger, the quality is unmatched on their patties.

Favorite School Subject ?
Government Economics

Favorite Band/Musician ?
21 Savage

NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAAF, NFL, Which league is the best and why ?
NFL in my opinion, by far the most put together professional league out there.

Best Video Game Console(XBox/Playstation/Sega/Atari/etc) and why ?
Playstation !

Airplane, Boat, or Vehicle(motorcycles included), how would you travel and to where ?
Fly to Australia, would love to see the wildlife.

Name one thing in life(NOT SPORTS RELATED) you would like to achieve:
Be a teacher and give back to the kids and community.

Location you think would be the best place to live(ie: island, mountains, city, etc) ? Explain why:
Australia with a mix of the wildlife and temperature.

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