Posted On: 04/30/20 3:51 AM

When injuries struck the middle of the Chanhassen Storm’s 2019 football season, they had to have players step up and expand their roles. Junior tight end Kenyatta Brannon Kenyatta Brannon 6'4" | TE Chanhassen | 2021 State MN was one of those players asked to do more. His role changed, and now, with college football just a year away – Brannon might be asked to change his role again.

"I started just playing tight end, but half-way through the season, we had some injuries, and my coach thought I would be good, so I started practicing with the defensive line. In the last three games, I started playing defensive end. I was usually on the short side of the field."

Brannon used his athletic ability to make up for his lack of experience in his new position.

"I was quick off the ball. I was faster than most of the offensive linemen."

Brannon’s primary position is tight end. He is a two-year varsity starter at the position.

"I lined up all over the place," the full-time tight end explained. "My blocking is my strength, but I am always willing to catch the ball."

The Storm will be an experienced team in 2020.

"We had some senior leaders but

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