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38 DAYS TO (TENTATIVE) 2020 KICKOFF: Brendan Mott

In which BracketCat counts down the 38th day until the 2020 kickoff with a profile of Kansas State defensive end Brendan Mott.

#38 Winston Dimel
Brendan Mott will be taking the number 38 back to the defensive side of the ball after several years of its being worn by fullbacks like Winston Dimel.
Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images

Disclaimer: As the 2020 current football season still is technically set to proceed as planned in Manhattan on Sept. 5, we will continue the Countdown as normal for now.

#38 Brendan Mott

Redshirt Freshman | 6-4 | 205 lbs. | Iowa City, Iowa
Brendan Mott
Brendan Mott
Courtesy Kansas State Athletics
  • Position: Defensive End
  • Previous College: None
  • Projection: Scout Team
  • Status: Preferred Walk-On

Brendan Michael Mott (b. March 28, 2001) is a preferred walk-on defensive end from Iowa City High School West who redshirted in 2019 and is likeliest to contribute to the scout team after converting from tight end during the offseason.

A two-year letter-winner under head coach Garrett Hartwig, Mott helped the Trojans to earn a 21-3 record over his junior and senior seasons. He totaled 33 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks, and also competed in track and field.

Mott’s father, Joe, was an All-Big Ten defensive end at Iowa and selected in the third round of the 1989 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, while he also played for the Green Bay Packers.

Brendon Mott plans on majoring in business administration.