Second-year freshman defensive end... Sat out 2013 as redshirt... Former 2013 early enrollee, has participated in two spring drills.
2013 (True 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 247Sports.com 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 247Sports.com, No. 18 by ESPN.com, No. 27 by Rivals.com, No. 31 by Scout.com... Ranked a top-30 recruit in Texas by 247Sports.com (No. 8), Austin American-Stateman's Texas Fabulous 55 (No. 10), SuperPrep's Texas 121 (No. 15), Lone Star Recruiting (No. 19), ESPN.com (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 Rivals.com 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 Scout.com'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... Full name is Brian Anthony Nance, Jr.... Born June 3, 1994, in Atlanta, Ga.... Majoring in health, human performance and recreation studies.