- High School/Other
- 6' 4"
- 230 lbs.
- Christiansburg, Va.
Updated: August 24, 2016
2015-16: Played in ten games with six starts ... Took over as starting quarterback after the Ohio State game for the injured Michael Brewer ... Went 92-of-164 passing for 1,155 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Rused 88 times for 224 yards and three touchdowns ... Went 4-of-9 passing for 36 yards and a touchdown and ran seven times for 17 yards against Ohio State ... Started and went 16-of-24 for 233 yards and two touchdowns and ran four times for 38 yards and a touchdown against Furman ... Started and went 15-of-24 for 220 yards and two touchdowns and ran 15 times for 24 yards and a touchdown at Purdue ... Started and went 20-of-35 for 281 yards and a touchdown and ran 19 times for 85 yards and a touchdown at East Carolina ... Started and went 9-of-20 passing for 91 yards and a touchdown against Pittsburgh ... Started and went 14-of-28 for 158 yards and three touchdowns and ran nine times for 44 yards against NC State ... Started and went 14-of-23 for 136 yards and a touchdown and ran 11 times for 26 yards at Miami ... Ran two times for eight yards against Duke ... Had three carries at Boston College ... Had one carry at Georgia Tech.
2014-15: Played in four games … Logged 23 plays at quarterback … Saw the first action of his collegiate career at Duke and was in on six plays at quarterback, running the ball three times for 36 yards … Threw a 17-yard pass on his only attempt, and ran the ball twice for 9 yards at Wake Forest … Ran the ball eight times for 28 yards against Virginia before leaving the game with a foot injury … Was in for two plays against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl … Carried the ball once … Posted a 32-inch vertical jump in spring max testing.
2013-14: Dressed for all 13 games as a back-up quarterback, but didn’t see any game action … Moved to the top of the depth chart midway through spring practice.
2012-13: Worked at quarterback while taking a redshirt year … Recorded a 265-pound bench press, a 320-pound front squat and a 225-pound push jerk in fall scout team testing … Suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during the early stages of spring practice … Did not participate in any scrimmages or the spring game.
High School: A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad for Coach Tim Cromer at Christiansburg High … A first-team Group AA all-state selection at defensive back by VirginiaPreps and a first-team utility selection by the Virginia High School Coaches Association … A first-team All-Timesland selection by The Roanoke Times as a senior as a utility player … Passed for 951 yards and 12 touchdowns his final year … Ran for 646 yards and 13 scores with four alone coming in the Region IV Division 4 final … Blocked a punt in state semifinal win at Broadway … Had 17 tackles and forced a fumble in state final vs. Briar Woods … Completed 50 of 93 passes for 982 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior … Rushed for eight touchdowns as well his junior season … Led Christiansburg to the Group AA Division 4 championship game appearance as a senior … Also led the Blue Demons to the state semifinals as a junior … Rated the No. 16 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 16 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 50 “athlete” in the country and the No. 22 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 20 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Listed as the No. 80 quarterback in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 105 “athlete” in the country, the No. 141 player in his region and the No. 26 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
Personal: Brenden Curtis Motley … Born June 17, 1994 in Radford, Va. … Son of Andre and Brenda Motley … Has an older sister, Daniella, who played basketball at Wofford … The nephew of former Tech wide receiver Donald Wayne Snell … Degree in property management...Currently pursuing a second undergrad degree in consumer studies.