2012 Banks redshirted as a true freshman cornerback prospect, using the fall semester to add strengh and pounds in the weightroom. As a scout team player, Banks displayed excellent athleticism and coverage skills.
High School Three-year starter for 2A Maryland school located southeast of Washington D.C... Started at DB and WR as junior and senior... As senior DB, registered eight interceptions and 45 tackles, helping Gwynn Park to 8-3 mark and 2A state playoffs... Had 30 catches for 762 yards and seven TDs as senior WR, earning First Team All-State... Played in Chesapeake Bowl All-Star Game... Also produced as junior WR/DB, catching eight TDs among 33 receptions and registering seven INTs on defense... Ran leg on 4x400-meter relay that won state track meet.
Personal Brandon Eric Banks... Son of Maurice and Wendy Banks... Born Feb. 26, 1994... Has three older siblings: older brothers, Maurice IV and Andrew; sister, Brandi... Family has strong football roots: dad played collegiately and is longtime prep coach in DC area, oldest brother played in NFL Europe and Arena Football, second brother just concluded playing career at Middle Tennessee.