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Brandon Dranka
Player Profile:
Brandon Dranka 1878877
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntley, Ill.
High School: Huntley High School
Major: Management

2016 Game-by-Game Stats
2015 Game-by-Game Stats
2014 Game-by-Game Stats

2016 (Junior):
Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky honors ... Started all 12 games at defensive end, totalling 18 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... Posted a season-high four tackles on three different occasions .. Recorded four tackles and a sack at Bowling Green (Sept. 10) ... Added four tackles, including one for loss in double-overtime win against South Dakota (Sept. 17) ... Registered a pair of TFL's in home win over Cal Poly (Oct. 1) ... Recovered a fumble in home win over Weber State (Oct. 29) ... Added four assisted tackles in road win at Northern Colorado (Nov. 5) ... Earned third letter.

2015 (Sophomore): Earned third-team All-Big Sky honors ... Started all 11 games at defensive end, finishing season with 18 tackles and 3.0 sacks ... Registered season-high four tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack at No. 2 North Dakota State (Sept. 19) ... Credited with a half-sack in win at No. 15 Portland State (Oct. 3) ... Had four assisted tackles vs. Idaho State (Oct. 10) ... Earned second letter.

2014 (Freshman): Named to the Big Sky All-Academic Team ... Played in all 12 games at defensive end and started each of the final three games ... Finished the season with 25 total tackles, including 10.5 tackles for loss, which was second most on the team ... Earned All-Big Sky honorable mention accolades ... Posted a season-high five tackles at Eastern Washington (Nov. 1), including three tackles for loss ... Registered at least one sack in three straight games and finished with 3.5 on the season ... Also had a stretch of five-straight games with at least one tackle for loss ... Recovered a fumble in win over Robert Morris (Sept. 6) and win at Northern Colorad0 (Nov. 22) ... Earned first letter. 

Before UND: Earned Fox Valley All-Conference first team honors after totaling 55 tackles and 11.5 sacks as a senior … Also forced four fumbles and recovered two … Earned honorable mention all-state accolades … Honor Roll in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Personal: Majoring in Pre-Business Economics ... Son of Edward Dranka and Mike and Ala Melco.

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