Brandon Boggs
Brandon Boggs
Height: 6-1
Weight: 145
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Darlington, SC
High School: Mayo HS for Math, Science, & Technology
Major: Biology

FMU:  2-year returning letterman....Ran in all six races as a sophomore....Placed 19th at 2016 Methodist Invitational....Finished 81st at 2016 PBC Championship Meet and 153rd at NCAA II Southeast Regional Meet....Ran in all seven meets as a freshman....Pair of Top-10 finishes....Placed 8th at USCA Pacer Intercollegiate Meet (10-2-15)....Ran personal-best 8K time (28:51) to finish 58th at 2015 PBC Championship Meet....Placed 121st at 2015 NCAA II Southeast Regional Meet....Local product....Will push for one of the scoring positions (top 5) this fall....Should complement our returning runners well....He meshed well with his host during his recruiting visit....Is very enthusiastic about attending Francis Marion and running for the Patriots....High school teammate of Joshua Rosario....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2017....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2015 (fall), 2017 (spring, fall).

PERSONAL: Born Brandon Edwin Boggs in Darlington, S.C.....A product of Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology, but participated on the Darlington High School squad under the direction of coach Rich Wideman.....As a senior, placed 15th at the 2014 SCHSL AAA state championship meet with a school-record 5,000-meter time of 16:43.75 as the Falcons finished 11th in the team standings.....Two-time All-Region and DHS team MVP....Became Darlington’s first male runner to earn All-State recognition.....Placed 33rd at the AAA state meet as a sophomore....Was a Lower State qualifier in track as a junior, and was a member of the 4x800-meter relay team that finished eighth at the 2013 AAA state track and field championships.....Owns personal best times of 5:01 in the mile run and 10:49 in the two-mile....Three-year varsity letterman....Nicknames are Boggs and Shaggy.

PERSONAL FAVORITES:  As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: NASCAR Driver....Favorite Superheroes when growing up: Spider-Man and Iron Man....Favorite Athlete: Conor McGregor....Favorite Sports Teams: Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Cowboys, Clemson Tigers, West Virginia Mountaineers, Atlanta Braves....Favorite Movie: Too many to list but anything Marvel is probably my favorite....Favorite TV Shows: Ed, Edd n Eddy, Naruto....Favorite Foods: Ribs, Pizza, Burgers, Mom's spaghetti (knees weak arms are heavy)....Favorite Vacation Spots: The mountains or the beach....Favorite Sports Other than Your Own: Mixed Martial Arts and Hockey....Favorite Websites (outside social media): YouTube and Twitch....Favorite Social Media Site: Twitter....Twitter Handle: @BoggsBrandon357 ....Instagram Account: boggsbrandon ....Your Motivation Music: "Can't Be Touched" - Roy Jones Jr.....Favorite Things About FMU: The campus and scenery....Favorite Off-Field Activity: Hanging out with my girlfriend or just hanging with friends in general....Goals for Upcoming Season: I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was. To catch them is my real test. And to train them is my cause....Hobbies: Watching movies, playing video games, cuddling....Interesting Notes: I'll fill this in when I have something to brag about; I've been stung by 8-to-10 jelly fish in less than 4 hours so I suppose that counts; Not related to Wade Boggs; held 4 high school records and tied for a 5th....Brush With Greatness: Met David Pearson once.

Best 5K Time 18:18 at 2015 CCU Invitational
Best 8K Time 28:51 at 2015 PBC Championships