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Brian Nance 5

Brian  Nance


Euless, Texas

High School:
Euless Trinity HS

Last College:
Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250



2017 (Senior): Played in 12 games and started 10 ... Totaled career highs of 33 tackles, 8.5 TFLs and 2.5 sacks on season along with one forced fumble ... Started at No. 10 TCU, had career-high-tying five tackles, career-high 2.5 TFLs adn 0.5 sacks ... Started vs. Iowa State, had career-high-tying five tackles and one TFL ... Started vs. Texas Tech, made three tackles and one TFL ... Started at Kansas, had three tackles ... Started vs. Texas, made four tackles and one TFL ... Started vs. No. 23 West Virginia, had one tackle ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, had first career PBU ... Started, made three tackles and one TFL at Kansas State ... Started, had one tackle vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... Had career highs of five tackles, four solo stops, two sacks and two TFLs while also forcing fumble at Duke ... Played but did not record any stats vs. UTSA ... Made first collegiate start vs. Liberty, posted three tackles, including career-high three solo stops, along with one PBU.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Did not play.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 13 games as reserve defensive lineman ... Tallied nine tackles including six solo stops ... Recorded three tackles for loss and two sacks ... Credited with three quarterback hurries and two forced fumbles ... Recorded first career sack against Rice ... Added second sack of season against Oklahoma ... Posted tackles for loss against Rice, West Virginia and Oklahoma.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 13 games as reserve defensive lineman and on special teams for 2014 Big 12 champions ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Totaled six tackles (three solo, 0.5 for loss) and fumble recovery on season ... Named to spring 2015 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played from scrimmage in eight games, saw action in special teams only in remaining five games ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, recorded no stats ... Had two assisted tackles in win over Northwestern State in second game ... Made season-high three tackles, including career-first assisted sack, and recovered fumble in win at Buffalo in third game ... Played exclusively on special teams in five of season's final seven games, totaled one tackle.

2013 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Participated in 2013 spring drills after enrolling at Baylor in January 2013 ... Moved to defensive end from linebacker prior to season.

Prior to Baylor: Attended Hargrave (Virginia) Military Academy in fall 2012 after originally signing with Baylor in February 2012 ... Played one season at Hargrave.

High School: 2012 Baylor signee and prep All-American linebacker ... Top 100 national prospect from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas ... Rated No. 84 overall recruit nationally in 2012 by on Top247 ... Named 2011 SuperPrep All-American and U.S. Army All-American ... Played under head coach Steve Lineweaver at THS ... National position rankings among outside linebackers: No. 6 by, No. 18 by, No. 27 by, No. 31 by ... Ranked a top-30 recruit in Texas by (No. 8), Austin American-Stateman's Texas Fabulous 55 (No. 10), SuperPrep's Texas 121 (No. 15), Lone Star Recruiting (No. 19), (No. 30) and Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 (among top 30) ... Rated No. 2 linebacker in state by 2011 Postseason Dave Campbell's Texas Football ... Ranked 14th-best LB nationally on SuperPrep's All-America 290 ... Rated No. 14 overall prospect in Dallas Morning News SportsDay's Dallas Area Top 100, third linebacker listed ...Also listed top-100 Texas prospect by Texas Postseason Top 100 (No. 34), Houston Chronicle Texas Top 100, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Fab-44 Top 100 ... Listed on Fort Worth Star-Telegram Area Top 40 ... Rated No. 72 on's Midlands Top 150 ... Played in U.S. Army All-American Bowl following senior season ... Totaled 67 tackles, two interceptions and five sacks in eight-game 2011 senior season limited due to injury ... Named 2011 first-team All-District 6-5A after helping Trinity to 12-1 record and regional semifinals ... Named 2010 first-team Class 5A All-State following standout junior season ... Totaled 160 tackles, 20 tackles-for-loss, six interceptions and 13 sacks and led THS to 15-1 record and DI state finals ... Named 2010 District 6-5A Defensive Player of Year.

Personal: Son of Brian Sr. and Rhonda Nance ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.


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