2006: Ting will serve as a backup safety as a senior in 2006.
2005: Ting was a backup free safety who played in extra defensive back situations and also was a key special teams player as a junior in 2005. Overall in 2005 while appearing in all 13 games, he had 12 tackles, a deflection and an interception. He had 2 tackles each at Oregon, California and UCLA. His interception came against Fresno State (to set up a USC TD).
2004: Ting was a reserve safety and played on special teams as a sophomore in 2004. Overall in 2004, he appeared in 12 games (all but Stanford) and made 1 tackle (versus Arizona State).
2003: Ting, who graduated a semester early from high school and enrolled at USC in the spring of 2003 along with his twin brother Ryan, was a reserve cornerback and safety as a first-year freshman in 2003. Overall in 2003 while appearing in 5 games (BYU, Hawaii, Stanford, Oregon State and Michigan in the Rose Bowl), he made 3 tackles (1 each versus BYU, Oregon State and Michigan).
HIGH SCHOOL: He made the 2002 Prep Star All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Tom Lemming All-West, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State honorable mention and San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro honorable mention squads as a senior quarterback and defensive back at James Logan High in Union City (Calif.). He completed 70-of-112 passes (62.5%) for 1,400-plus yards with 13 TDs and 4 interceptions and ran for 8 TDs on offense in 2002, while getting 44 tackles, 3 interceptions and 2 fumble recoveries on defense. As a junior in 2001, he hit 61-of-116 passes (52.6%) for 889 yards with 8 TDs and 4 interceptions, plus ran for 352 yards on 65 carries (5.4 avg.) with 4 TDs. He also competed in baseball, basketball and track (with a best of 10.9 in the 100 meters) at James Logan.
PERSONAL: He's an American studies and ethnicity major at USC with an A- average (3.76 GPA). He made the 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic first team and 2004 Pac-10 All-Academic second team. His brother, Rich, was a quarterback at Yale (1998-2001) and his father, Arthur, was the team physician for the San Francisco 49ers (he now serves in that role for the San Jose Sharks). He is the identical twin of current Trojan Ryan Ting. He earned a black belt in karate. He was born in Southern California.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH BRANDON TING