UNLV: A tall defensive back who continues to look for playing time ... One of 10 Texans on this year's roster ... Was a prep teammate of 2010 Rebel signee Kenneth Penny at Lancaster.
2012: Member of the squad but did not play.
2011: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Lancaster HS ... Ranked the No. 131 CB in the nation by Scout ... A first-team all-district selection in District 15-4A his last season ... Played on both sides of the ball for coach Andrew Jackson ... Notched more than 90 tackles to go with seven interceptions and three touchdowns as a senior ... Also lettered in track and field, competing in the 200-meter dash and triple jump for the Tigers.
PERSONAL: Brandon Baker was born May 7, 1993, in Dallas, TX ... The son of Angela and Willie Blade ... Has one younger brother, Armoni, and two sisters, Perry and Phoenix ... Step-father, Willie Blade, played football at Mississippi State and for three NFL teams, including starting 15 games for the Dallas Cowboys in 2003 ... Majoring in psychology.