Height /Weight: 6-2 / 225
Hometown: Woodbury, N.J.
High School: Woodbury HS
Previous School: Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy
Major: Criminal Justice
At Delaware: Walk-on and first-year member of the squad as a linebacker...adds depth to the UD defense....spent a post-graduate season at Hargrave Military Academy and will have freshman eligibility.
At Hargrave Military Academy: Spent one post-graduate season at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va....played free safety for squad that posted a record of 2-7 in 2010 for head coach David Tavenner.
High School: Played football, basketball, and baseball at Woodbury High School...competed at quarterback an free safety in football for head coach Zach Valentine...led team to consecutive state Group 1 championships his final two seasons...squad went undefeated his senior year...four-year letterwinner...earned first team All-South Jersey notice as a senior...four-year letterwinner in basketball as a guard...earned all-conference honors...also a two-year letterwinner in baseball.
Personal: Brian Austin Purnell...born Sept. 23, 1991...son of Deborah Purnell...criminal justice major at Delaware....would like to become a state policeman or detective after graduation...likes playing video games in his spared time.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive