Newcomers learn, bond while adjusting to collegiate game
Prior to Ohio: Listed as a three star recruit according to Scout.com... Four-year varsity letterwinner... Served as team captain during his senior year... Three-year starter... Earned Second Team All-State honors... Earned All-Area honors... Selected to play in the Michigan-Ohio All-Star game... Earned Most Valuable Player honors at the 2014 Adidas Invitational... Concluded his high school career with 300 plus tackles, 10 interceptions, 600-plus receiving yards and 20 touchdowns... Averaged 19.5 yards per punt return.
Personal: Born May 2, 1996... Son of Curtis Brunson Sr., Lisa Pointer (mother) and Jeanine Brunson (step mother)... Has one younger brother Kyle... Lists Ohio University and the Oklahoma City Thunder as his favorite teams... Excelled in the classroom as he earned a 3.0 or higher in each trimester... Intends to major in aeronautical engineering or aviation with the hopes of becoming a licensed commercial pilot.
Cornerbacks coach James Ward on Brunson: "First of all, he is a tremendous competitor and a very diverse athlete. He has great speed and great ball skills. He also is a great tackler. He comes from a great family and is good academically."