#97 John Braun
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 288
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lebanon, Ore.
High School: West Albany HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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John Braun Biography
Career Stats Career Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Statistics 2013 Game-by-Game Statistics
2012 Game-by-Game Statistics 2012 Game-by-Game Statistics
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics 2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
Courtesy: Athletic Communications
Release: 07/16/2013

OREGON STATE – 2013: One of the more experienced players on the defensive front, John started the first eight games of the season, the first of his career … season ended early after suffering a shoulder injury against Stanford that required surgery … registered 20 tackles as the starting right defensive tackle … turned in tackles-for-loss in back-to-back games at Utah and at San Diego State … tallied career-high six tackles at Utah and a pass break-up. 2012: Played in all 13 games, mostly at end … recovered the first fumble of his career against California. 2011: Played in 10 games, mostly on special teams … received considerable action as a fifth lineman against Stanford and recorded the first tackle of his career. 2010: Made the move from offensive tackle to defensive end shortly before spring practice … played in five games, but did not make a tackle. 2009: Redshirt.

WEST ALBANY: Earned first team all-state as a junior and senior … three-star athlete and rated the 91st best tackle in the nation … had 56 tackles on defense as a senior in helping West Albany to its second consecutive state 5A title … also lettered on the basketball court.

PERSONAL: Born March, 30, 1990 in Lebanon, Oregon … son of Tom and Sheryl Braun … has one brother, David, and one sister, Anna … studying sociology.