Fifth-year senior linebacker and holder... Serves as primary holder on placekicks... Former quarterback is versatile athlete utilized on several special teams, also capable of punting... Veteran with 39 career games played (tied for second-most on squad) and three career starts entering 2013 season... Switched from quarterback to linebacker prior to sophomore season... Recorded 20 reps in 225-pound bench press... Three-time Academic All-Big and five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree... Graduated in December 2012 with degree in general studies... Taking graduate courses in sport pedagogy... Brother of Baylor director of football operations Beau Trahan.
2012 (Junior): Played all 13 games, as staple on special teams and reserve linebacker... Saw action from scrimmage in eight games, primary holder on all kicks and other special teams duties... Named first-team Academic All-Big 12 and to fall 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Finished with 26 tackles (16 solo) and 1.5 tackles for losses of four yards on season... Made season-high five tackles in season-opening win over SMU... Had four solo tackles in win over Sam Houston State in second game... Matched season-high with five stops including assisted tackle-for-loss vs. TCU in fifth game... Tied season-high with five tackles at Iowa State in seventh game... Made three stops, including TFL for 3-yard loss, in win over Kansas in eighth game... Saw action as backup linebacker only once over final four games of season (in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA), totaled one solo tackle in that span.
2011 (Sophomore): Played all 13 games and made three starts at Will linebacker, primary holder on placekicks... Totaled 32 tackles (19 solo), one PBU and forced one fumble... Started first three games of season before moving to reserve role (played only special teams in final three games)... Made at least one tackle in 12 of 13 games, despite playing in reserve role in last 10 games... Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors for second consecutive season... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2011 and spring 2012... Made career-high seven tackles, including six solo stops, in season-opening win over No. 14 TCU... Had two tackles and forced fumble inside own 5-yard line in win over Stephen F. Austin (second game)... Came off bench and recorded six tackles at Kansas State in fourth game... Had three tackles as reserve at No. 21 Texas A&M in sixth game... Completed 21-yard pass to convert first down on fake punt at No. 3 Oklahoma State in seventh game... Made seven tackles, all on special teams, over final three games (wins vs. Texas Tech, Texas and Washington in Valero Alamo Bowl).
2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games in various special teams roles as redshirt freshman to earn first collegiate letter... Holder for all placement kicks, third-string quarterback, reserve punter... Totaled four tackles, all on special teams... Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12 honors... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll in fall 2010... Turned in one of most memorable plays of season on final play of first half in week 11 vs. No. 23 Texas A&M, when after holding for blocked FG, chased returner down and pushed out at own 1-yard-line to prevent touchdown... Threw 34-yard completion to linebacker Antonio Johnson for first down on fake punt vs. Texas Tech in sixth game... Had single tackles in each of final four regular-season games.
2009 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Named to fall 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Prolific passer and all-around athlete at Dickinson (Texas) High School... National position ranking: No. 73 by Scout.com among safeties and No. 84 by ESPN.com among quarterbacks... Threw for 3,638 yards in standout prep career... Played for father, head coach Warren Trahan, at DHS... Suffered season-ending knee injury in fifth game of senior year in 2008... Finished with 854 yards and 10 touchdowns (52-81, two interceptions) passing and 336 yards and five TDs rushing on 49 carries as senior... Dickinson finished 2008 season 9-3, advanced to 5A DII regional finals... In injury-shortened junior season threw for 700 yards and eight TDs (50-86, one interception) for DHS team that finished 8-3 and advanced to 4A DI bi-district finals... As sophomore in 2006, threw for 1,807 yards and 23 touchdowns (122-231) passing and had 605 yards and eight TDs rushing on 116 carries... Named Ford Athlete of Week after throwing for 271 yards and 3 TDs in 28-24 win over Clear Brook (Oct. 10), including 27-yard game-winning TD... Teammate at Dickinson of fellow Baylor teammate Ivory Wade... Earned honorable-mention 2008 Academic All-State from THSCA/State Farm... Also played centerfield on DHS baseball team as sophomore and ran track as freshman.
Personal: Son of Warren and Cindy Trahan... Full name is Brody Lee Trahan... Born Dec. 12, 1989, in Houston, Texas... Earned Baylor degree in December 2012 in general studies... Younger brother of Baylor director of football operations Beau Trahan.