Myles Brennan
Myles Brennan, LSU vs GASouth at Tiger Stadium, August 31, 2019, 655 (49079050381).jpg
Brennan in 2019
No. 15
PositionQuarterback
Class
Redshirt
Senior
MajorSport Administration
Personal information
Born: (1999-03-02) March 2, 1999 (age 23)
Long Beach, Mississippi
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight207 lb (94 kg)
Career history
College
  • LSU (2017–2021)
Bowl games
High schoolSt. Stanislaus High School (Bay St. Louis, Mississippi)
Career highlights and awards

Myles Brennan (born March 2, 1999) is a former American football quarterback.

Early years

Brennan attended St. Stanislaus High School in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. During his career, he set Mississippi high school career records for total offense (16,168 yards), passing touchdowns (166) and passing yards (15,138). He took the Rock-A-Chaws to state title game appearances in 2014 and 2015, both losses to Noxubee County, where he faced future Tennessee Titans defensive end Jeffery Simmons.[1][2] He was the Biloxi Sun Herald Player of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016.[3][4] Brennan played in the 2017 Under Armour All-American Game, where he was named a team captain.[5] He committed to Louisiana State University (LSU) to play college football.[6]

College career

Myles Brennan (2019)
Myles Brennan (2019)

2017 season

See also: 2017 LSU Tigers football team

In 2017, Brennan played in six games as a backup quarterback to Danny Etling his true freshman year. He completed 14 of 24 passes for 182 yards and a touchdown.[7]

2018 season

See also: 2018 LSU Tigers football team

In 2018, as the backup to Joe Burrow, Brennan played in one game, completing four of six passes for 65 yards, and took a redshirt.[8]

2019 season

See also: 2019 LSU Tigers football team

In 2019, Brennan played in 10 games and completed 24 of 40 passes for 353 yards with a touchdown, as the Tigers won the national championship.[9] With Burrow graduating, Brennan was the favorite to take over as the starter for LSU in 2020.[10][11]

2020 season

See also: 2020 LSU Tigers football team

Prior to the 2020 season, Brennan was announced to be the opening day starter against Mississippi State. LSU lost the game 44–34 as Brennan completed 27 for 46 for 345 yards and 3 touchdowns to 2 interceptions. Opposing MSU quarterback K. J. Costello threw for 623 yards, setting a new SEC single-game passing record.[12] Brennan suffered an abdominal injury against Missouri in Week 3, sidelining him for the remainder of the season.[13]

2021 season

See also: 2021 LSU Tigers football team

Following a season-ending injury suffered by Brennan during preseason training camp, Max Johnson was named LSU's starting quarterback.

On November 1, 2021, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron confirmed that Brennan would be entering the transfer portal to leave LSU.[14] However, on December 16, 2021, Brennan announced he would opt to remain at LSU under new head coach Brian Kelly.[15]

2022 season

See also: 2022 LSU Tigers football team

After opting to remain at LSU, Coach Brian Kelly announced on August 15, 2022 that Brennan has chosen to end his football career. [16]

Statistics

Season Games Passing
GP GS Record Comp Att Yards Pct TD Int Rtg
2017 6 0 0–0 14 24 182 58.3 1 2 119.1
2018 1 0 0–0 4 6 65 66.7 0 0 157.7
2019 8 0 0–0 24 40 353 60.0 1 1 137.4
2020 3 3 1–2 79 131 1,112 60.3 11 3 154.7
2021 Did not play due to injury.
2022 0 0 0–0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Career[17] 18 3 1–2 121 201 1,712 60.2 13 6 147.1

References

  1. ^ Dellenger, Ross. "'A natural thrower,' LSU QB Myles Brennan is not ready yet but could be 'a first-string QB as a freshman,' Orgeron says". The Advocate.
  2. ^ Jacquez, Joe. "Myles Brennan: 6 things to know about the LSU football quarterback". The Daily Advertiser.
  3. ^ Meet the Sun Herald's 2015 Player of the Year
  4. ^ Meet the Sun Herald’s player, coach of the year
  5. ^ "Myles Brennan named Under Armour captain".
  6. ^ Dellenger, Ross. "LSU QB commit Myles Brennan reaffirms commitment after conference call with Matt Canada, Ed Orgeron". The Advocate.
  7. ^ Lopez, Andrew. "LSU quarterback Myles Brennan is ready to do whatever is asked of him". NOLA.com.
  8. ^ Kubena, Brooks. "Here's why LSU backup quarterback Myles Brennan is hearing strong praise from Ed Orgeron". The Advocate.
  9. ^ Kubena, Brooks. "Myles Brennan is LSU's lead quarterback after years of patience: 'This is my team now'". The Advocate.
  10. ^ "LSU Quarterback Myles Brennan Ready to "Explode" After Three-Year Wait". SI.com.
  11. ^ Kubena, Brooks. "Ed Orgeron expects Myles Brennan 'to explode' as LSU's quarterback this season". The Advocate.
  12. ^ Kubena, Brooks (September 26, 2020). "No. 6 LSU upset by Mississippi State 44-34; Tigers' first loss since 2018". The Advocate. Retrieved December 14, 2020.
  13. ^ Kubena, Brooks (November 18, 2020). "Still no final decision on LSU QB Myles Brennan, who will try to practice again this week". The Advocate. Retrieved December 15, 2020.
  14. ^ Rittenberg, Adam (November 1, 2021). "LSU Tigers QB Myles Brennan to enter transfer portal, coach Ed Orgeron says". ESPN. Retrieved December 21, 2021.
  15. ^ Rittenberg, Adam (December 16, 2021). "LSU QB Myles Brennan exits college football transfer portal, to play for Tigers in 2022". ESPN. Retrieved December 21, 2021.
  16. ^ "TigerDetails - LSU confirms that Myles Brennan ends football career; Brian Kelly comments". lsu.rivals.com. Retrieved 2022-08-15.
  17. ^ "Myles Brennan College Stats". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 21, 2021.