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Braxton Lane
Braxton Lane

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tyrone, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 202

Position:
S

Experience:
RS


2012: Redshirted.

Joined the Bearcats in the summer of 2012 after playing professional baseball for three seasons from 2009-11.

PRIOR TO CINCINNATI: A high school All-America baseball player, spent the past three seasons (2009-2011) in the Texas Rangers' minor league system playing in the Arizona League and for the Spokane Indians and Hickory Crawdads ... was selected in the seventh round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Rangers with the 214th overall selection ... prepped at Sandy Creek HS in Georgia, the same high school that produced another current UC wideout, sophomore Alex Chisum ... on the football side, he was a member of both the Atlanta-Journal Constitution's Super Southern 100 and The Georgia 150 ... grabbed 55 receptions for 1,072 yards and 11 touchdowns in his junior season, was named the Fayette County Offensive Player of the Year and was an All-State honorable mention selection ... did not play football as a senior in order to concentrate on baseball ... originally signed with the University of Oregon out of high school ... father, Carl, played tailback at Oregon State in 1985-86 and his uncle, MacArthur Lane, was an NFL running back for St. Louis, Green Bay and Kansas City from 1968-1978.