Myles Brennan: 6 things to know about the LSU football quarterback
Here's some basic info on Brennan:
- Height: 6 feet, 4 inches
- Weight: 207 pounds
- Age: 21 years old
- Birthdate: March 2, 1999
- Hometown: Long Beach, Mississippi
- High School: Saint Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Here are six additional things to know about LSU football quarterback Myles Brennan.
Myles Brennan was engulfed in transfer rumors
Brennan was not seen at practice back-to-back days in late September, which triggered speculation about him leaving LSU. He put those rumors to bed on Twitter.
"BREAKING NEWS: I'm not transferring.. Never have thought about it and don't see myself doing so," Brennan tweeted on Sept. 26, 2019.
Burrow is in his last season of eligibility. Leaving Brennan as the top candidate to lead the Tigers' offense in 2020 and 2021.
Entering Week 7 of the 2019 season, Brennan played in 11 games during his career at LSU with 463 passing yards and one touchdown.
Myles Brennan's family lived on a yacht for 3 years
Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Brennan family house along North Beach Boulevard in Bay of St. Louis, Mississippi, in August 2005.
Myles Brennan, his two older brothers and their parents moved onto a 70-foot yacht, where they lived for the next three years.
The boat they lived on was docked in a Destin, Florida, harbor, according to NOLA.com. The harbor was named Holiday Isle.
Myles Brennan ranked in high school as a top-10 quarterback nationally
Brennan finished his high school career in 2017 as one of the nation's top quarterbacks. He was a consensus four-star prospect by all the major sites, including Rivals.
Brennan was ranked by ESPN as the No. 4 pocket passer and the No. 6 pro-style quarterback by 247Sports.
He holds the Mississippi high school career records for total offense (16,168 yards), passing yards (15,138) and passing touchdowns (166).
Myles Brennan's dad played football at Tulane
Brennan's father, Owen, played linebacker at Tulane.
Owen Brennan was a football letterman at Tulane in 1978. That season he played in 11 games and returned two kicks for 38 yards.
Tulane finished the year 4-7 overall.
Myles Brennan's mom played 2 sports at Tulane
Brennan's mother, Megan, became the first female at Tulane to earn an athletic scholarship for the Tulane Greene Wave, according to Brennan's bio on the LSU athletics website.
Megan Brennan, who played as Megan Reilly, earned varsity letters in volleyball from 1977-80 and basketball during the 1977-78 and 1978-79 seasons. She averaged 8.1 points and 4.7 rebounds in 44 games during her Tulane basketball career.
Brennan also has two older brothers, Bo and Hunter, who are both majoring in sports administration.
Myles Brennan went to the same high school at Heisman Trophy winner "Doc" Blanchard
Felix "Doc" Blanchard won the 1945 Heisman Trophy while leading Army to the national title.
He was the first player from Army to win the Heisman Trophy and also the first junior to win the award. Blanchard finished third in Heisman voting in 1944 and fourth in 1946.
Both Brennan and Blanchard attended St. Stanislaus College boarding school in Bay of St. Louis, Mississippi.
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Here is a link to Myles Brennan's bio on the LSU website.
Joe Jacquez is a digital producer with the USA Today Network. You can find him on Twitter @JoeJacquezAZ.