A prep All-American offensive lineman for Coach Joe Trabucco ... Helped clear the way for an offensive attack that rushed for more than 4,100 yards in 2001 ... Also played on defense, collecting 43 tackles, including 16 behind the line of scrimmage ... Turned in eight tackles, three tackles for loss and two sacks in a game against Loudon Valley ... Team finished with a 12-1 record and advanced to the region championship game ... Named to All-America teams selected by SuperPrep and PrepStar ... Ranked the No. 18 offensive guard in the nation by Tom Lemming's Football Report ... Listed the No. 28 offensive guard by Rivals and the No. 35 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... Picked the No. 4 offensive lineman in the Atlantic Region by PrepStar ... Rated the No. 11 player in Virginia by SuperPrep and No. 13 by The Roanoke Times ... A first-team All-Metro pick by The Washington Post ... Named the player of the year in his district and region as a senior ... Earned all-region honors on offense and defense ... Was a first-team all-state pick as a senior and a second-team selection his junior year ... Lettered three seasons in football and two years in track ... Personal: Brandon Lee Gore ... Born 11/7/83 in Warrenton, VA ... Son of Tom and Nadine Gore.