UNC Football Bio
82 Brandon Fritts
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2016 - Sophomore Season
Limited to nine games due to injury, but had seven starts • Finished with six receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown on the season • Started the Sun Bowl and had one reception • Had a 12-yard catch vs. NC State • Caught his first touchdown of the season on a 19-yard pass from Trubisky vs The Citadel • Caught two passes for five yards at Duke • Made his first reception of the season with a 23-yard catch in the 48-20 win over Georgia Tech • Returned from injury for the Pitt game, but was sidelined again later in the game • Missed the Illinois and JMU game with an injury • Left the Georgia game with an injury in the first quarter and did not return.

2015 - Redshirt Freshman Season
Appeared in all 14 games and caught 16 passes for 203 yards and four touchdowns • Caught 11 passes in the last six games of the season • Had two first-half catches for 19 yards and a touchdown in the Russell Athletic Bowl vs. Baylor, but missed the second half with an injury • Had single catches against Clemson and NC State • Finished with three catches for a season-high 63 yards in the win at Virginia Tech • Reeled in his third touchdown catch of the year, a 2-yard reception against Miami • Finished with two grabs for 19 yards in the win over the Hurricanes • Had two receptions for 37 yards, including a season-long 36-yard play, in the win over Duke • Finished with one catch for five yards against Wake Forest • Caught one pass for 11 yards in the win over Delaware • Scored his first two career touchdowns in the win over NC A&T • Caught a 2-yard touchdown pass from high school teammate Mitch Trubiksy and added a 1-yard score from Marquis Williams • Finished with three catches for 11 yards against the Aggies • Redshirted in 2014 • Enrolled at UNC in January, 2014, and participated in spring practice.

Mentor High School
Ranked the No. 23 tight end in the country and one of the top 35 players in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 38 tight end in the nation by Scout.com • Played at the same high school as current UNC quarterback Mitch Trubisky • Played most of his career as a wide receiver • Caught 69 passes for 1,068 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior • In his junior season, he caught 59 passes from Trubisky for 1,187 yards and 17 touchdowns • Posted more than 850 receiving yards and had eight touchdowns as a sophomore • Won a state championships at Mentor in basketball • Coached in football by Steve Trivisonno.

His nickname is “Frittsy” • If he could choose an NFL team to play for, it would be the Browns • His dream job is to play in the NFL • People say he looks like Colin Kaepernick • Favorite TV show is “Parks and Recreation” • Favorite food is crab legs • His pregame ritual or superstition is to call his grandmother the night before a game • If he could guest star on a reality TV show, it would be “Survivor” • Son of Robert and Kim Fritts • Wears No. 82 because it is the same number as his favorite tight end, Jason Witten • Management and society major.

Position: Tight End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 245
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mentor, Ohio
High School: Mentor
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