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

FMU:  3-year returning letterman....Competed in five of six meets as a junior....Placed 70th at 2017 PBC Meet....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), 2018 (fall), 2019 (spring).

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
  • Nickname is Boggs

PERSONAL FAVORITES: 

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Race car driver   
  • Favorite Superheroes: Spider-Man and Iron Man
  • Favorite Athlete: Conor McGregor
  • Favorite Sports Teams: Philadelphia Flyers, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia 76'ers, Atlanta Braves, Clemson Tigers, West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Favorite Movies or TV Show:  Avengers, Interstellar, Parks and Rec
  • Favorite Foods: Ribs or Burgers
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The Beach
  • Twitter Handle: @BoggsBrandon357
  • Instagram Account: boggsbrandon
  • Your Motivation Music: 2000's Hip Hop
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: Small campus, easy to get to where you are going
  • Favorite Off-Field Activities: Traveling, playing video games as well as other sports
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: To have a fantastic senior year
  • Interesting Notes: I work at a movie theater; I've been stung by 8-to-10 jelly fish in less than 4 hours; 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