2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in one game, the season finale vs. Georgia (Nov. 25) … Did not record any statistics.
2016 (True Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Ranked as the No. 7 outside linebacker in the state of Georgia and No. 87 OLB nationally by Scout.com … Named second-team all-county as a senior … Two-way standout excelled at both linebacker and running back during prep career … Earned Gwinnett Daily Post Offensive Player of the Week recognition after rushing for 170 yards and three touchdowns on just 19 carries while also posting five tackles in a win over Brookwood during senior campaign … Recorded 74 tackles (including six sacks) and ran for 535 yards and eight touchdowns while helping lead Dacula H.S. (coach Tommy Jones) to a 9-1 regular-season record as a junior in 2014 (good for the school’s best regular-season record in eight seasons).
Personal: Full name is William Jakob Brashear … Born Nov. 20, 1997 … Son of Todd and Amy Brashear … Has a younger brother, Brandon … Started playing football at age five … Majoring in business administration.