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Lane Joins Elon Coaching Staff
Former All-Southern Conference punter Brandon Lane has joined the Elon Phoenix football staff as a volunteer assistant coach announced head coach Pete Lembo. Lane comes to the program just months after graduating from Elon with a degree in leisure and sport management.
In his new role, Lane will serve as a defensive assistant while also assisting with special teams. He will also have the primary duties of defensive and special teams quality control and running the scout team.
“Brandon was an excellent leader in our program as a student-athlete,” said Lembo. “He is interested in a career in college coaching and we are pleased that he can get his start right here at home. Brandon is a quick learner and this experience should give him excellent exposure to the coaching profession.”
Lane concluded his career at Elon ranking second on the program’s career punting average chart. During his four seasons with the Phoenix, Lane booted 192 punts and averaged 41.4 yards per kick. He recorded 25 touchbacks and sent 50 balls inside the 20.
During his senior season, Lane averaged 41.5 yards on 40 punts. Eight of those kicks went 50 or more yards. His highest per punt average came in 2007 when he put up an average of 42.9 yards per punt. Lane banged a career-best 62-yard punt against Georgia Southern in 2006.
In his time at Elon, Lane earned the team’s Most Outstanding Special Teams Player award twice.
By Elon University Media Relations