Brandon Munoz added to NFL Draft Diamond interview list, joining four teammates
Wheeling, W.Va. – It’s been an active past few weeks for the Wheeling University football team as several of their players have been selected as players to watch in the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Diamonds have previously interviewed the porter ball Sy Alli, cornerback Rich White IIIwide receiver Patron of Lowelland linebacker jason simon, talking about their prospects and what NFL teams can expect to see from them. On Wednesday night, another Cardinal, hoping to fulfill his NFL career dreams, joined the roster as a defensive lineman. Brandon Munoz sat down with Jimmy Williams of NFL Draft Diamonds.
Munoz has been a force to be reckoned with defensively for the Cardinals and was part of the inaugural class of 2018 that started the program. He holds five program records in his first four seasons with the team, including career tackles for loss (40.0), tackles for yards lost (158), sacks (18.0), sack yards (112), fumble recoveries (4) and forced. Smokes (7). He was named an All-MEC winner in each of his three seasons the team was affiliated with the Mountain East Conference (MEC), earning an All-MEC honorable mention in 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Munoz continued his successful career with the Cardinals in 2021, finishing with a career-high 7.0 sacks and 11.0 total tackles for loss, leading the team in both categories. He finished sixth on the team with 43.0 total tackles, 32 solo and 11 assists, while forcing the team to three fumbles on the year. He finished tied for ninth in the MEC with his 7.0 sacks and tied for eighth with 6.0 solo sacks. He was also tied for sixth in the conference with his three forced fumbles, sitting two behind the conference leaders. Munoz returns for his fifth year in a Cardinals uniform in 2022 and is looking to build on what has already been an impressive resume.
Munoz told NFL Draft Diamonds that football is a way for him to give back to those who have given him so much. He currently does many service projects in and around the Pittsburgh and Wheeling area and is thrilled with the opportunity football can provide him to be able to give back to those who have helped him so much.
“I started football when I was young,” Munoz said. “I went to a great private school which helped me get into university. Football opened many doors for me, not only giving me an education but also giving me the opportunity to make a living out of it and give back to my family.”
To read Munoz’s full interview with NFL Draft Diamonds, click HERE. The Wheeling University football team report to their training camp on Saturday, August 6, as they prepare for the season opener on Thursday, September 1, when they take on Seton Hill at 7 p.m. hours.