Vandenburg attended the Xavier College Preparatory School in Phoenix, AZ, according to USDToreros.com. He was a four-year varsity letterman in football, where he lpayed under head coach Darrel Lewis. He broke the Desert Valley League record for most receiving yards with 22 catches and 88 defensive tackles in his senior year. Vandenburg was also named the league’s top receiver in his junior year, with 17 catches and 64 tackles. He also recorded 55 tackles in his sophomore year.
To top that off, he also was a three-year varsity letterman in basketball not to mention being a one-year varsity letterman in both baseball and track & field.
4. Vandenburg Was An Honors Student
— Brandon Vandenburg (@Vandenburg85) February 14, 2013
Vandenburg briefly attended the University of San Diego, where his academic success earned him a spot as an honors student.
5. His Parents Are Former Athletes
Brandon’s parents, Rod and Shawna Vandenburg, are both former atheletes. Rod is a former professional tennis player. Shawna played college basketball.