Walk-on who joined the team in the fall of 2010 after spending time at both Charleston Southern and Campbell... listed as a redshirt junior... transitioned from quarterback to tight end in the spring... has a good grasp of the offense after spending the fall of 2010 in the quarterback meetings... listed on the third team entering the fall.
2010: Walk-on quarterback who joined the squad in the fall when school began... was not eligible to compete due to NCAA transfer rules... earned a spot on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2009: Transferred to Campbell for the spring semester and played in the annual Orange-Black game at quarterback for the Fighting Camels... also spent time at wide receiver, fullback and long snapper.
2008: Attended Charleston Southern for the fall semester... was on the football squad.
HIGH SCHOOL: A two-year letterwinner at East Lincoln High in Denver, N.C., graduating in 2007... played for coach Mike Byus... as a senior, led his team to the conference title and to the third round of the state playoffs where they lost to eventual state champion Shelby... was a North Carolina Preps all-state selection, an all-conference pick, East Lincoln's Offensive MVP and All-Lake Norman... set the school single seaosn passing record with 2,848 yards while tossing 34 touchdowns... set a state record with a 67.8 completion percentage in 2008 (239-for-350)... also ran for 550 yards and six touchdowns... also a four-year letterwinner in basketball where he was an all-conference selection.
PERSONAL: Payton Alexander Brady is pursuing a degree in sport and entertainment management... parents are Christopher and Cyndi Jo Brady... was a cast member of the reality television show Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency: Season 3.