Brandon Mason is an American television personality, journalist, and former American football player. He played his college football career at the University of Pittsburgh and Stony Brook University. Due to a knee injury he ended his football career with workouts for the New York Giants and Miami Dolphins. Following his football career, Mason continued his talents in the media as a Sports Analyst and Entertainment. He was also seen on the Howard Stern Show speaking about the importance of health and fitness.
Growing up in New Jersey, his primary focus was always geared toward sports and recreational activities during his adolescence years. Mason's high school achievements including Gatorade Player of the Year and MVP of the Governors Bowl featuring New York vs New Jersey landed him a full scholarship to major sports programs in the NCAA. After a knee injury in college (University of Pittsburgh and Stony Brook University) and a short stint of workout with the NFL (New York Giants and Miami Dolphins) he began to change his mind on what his future would entail. Gravitating toward the world of business and technology, he realized the enjoyment of Social Media Marketing and Branding for not only himself but for others. Mason felt the strong connection of sports and media which became the path of his career as An American TV Personality and Sports Analyst. Shortly after, "The Brandon Mason Show” was on the rise.
University of Pittsburgh
Stony Brook University
Mason started his college football career playing for the University of Pittsburgh where he played under coach Walt Harris. Mason started kick-returning as a true freshman and shared time at the running back position as the Pittsburgh Panthers played in the Fiesta Bowl. The Pittsburgh Panthers had a coaching change the following season and Mason decided to transfer to Stony Brook University where he continued to play college football. He started running for the Seawolves and led the team in touchdowns as a Junior. His senior season he suffered a season ending knee injury. Mason declared for the NFL Draft and he signed with one of the world’s top sports agencies, Maximum Sports. He continued his rehab and NFL combine preparation in Buffalo at Proformance Sports Training.
Throughout his journey in sports, he attained several accolades and awards including the Gatorade Player of the Year, MVP of the Governor’s Bowl featuring New York vs New Jersey, High School Heisman, The Express Times Player of the Year and All-State Titles. His highlights earned him numerous scholarships as he signed his letter of intent and scholarship with Division 1a football program – University of Pittsburgh.
Mason was born in Easton, Pa but raised in Phillipsburg, NJ. As the only child, he is the son of Laura Flowers and Richard Mason. When Mason was just 5, his parents signed him up for the local football team “Firthtown Falcons” where he found his first love for sports which carried a strong tradition in his family. His love for the game and his personality helped him grow into the next chapters of life. The coaches and local sports fans saw Mason as a young talent in the making.