79 Brett Dillard
79 Brett Dillard
Birth Date: November 18, 1993
Height: 6-3
Weight: 280
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mt. Julie, Tenn.
High School: Mt. Juliet
Position: OL
Major: Pre-Dentistry

Dillard is a big offensive lineman that saw the field in eight out of 11 games for the Golden Eagles in his freshman season... made three consecutive starts at the end of the year... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll in each of his first two semesters at Tennessee Tech.

AT TECH (IN 2012): Dillard saw action in eight of the 11 Golden Eagle games... first career start was one of three consecutive starts at the end of the season against Eastern Illinois, UT-Martin, and at Austin Peay.

IN HIGH SCHOOL: An offensive tackle for the Mt. Juliet Golden Bears, Brett was a three-year starter for coach Roger Perry and was named the District 9AAA Most Valuable Offensive Lineman. A two-time all-district selection, he was part of an offensive unit that rushed for 3,857 yards in 2011. A starter in 36 consecutive games, Dillard graded out at 91 percent as a senior and 85 percent for his career. He didn't allow a single quarterback sack in 2011, and had 52 pancake blocks on his way to 97 career pancake blocks. He was an all-state and All-Mid-State selection and a Mr. Football Finalist. A three-time Offensive Player of the Week pick, he was received the F&N Bank Character Award and was named a Mt. Juliet Scholar-Athlete.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Amanda and Randy Dillard... Born November 18, 1993... majoringin pre-dentistry.