Begins preseason practice as the starting right tackle ... Ready for a full-time role after playing extensively for three years as a reserve and part-time starter ... Played better and better as the 2009 season progressed ... Shared the right tackle position with Justin Jeffries ... Primarily the backup right tackle in 2007 and 2008, he can play other positions if needed ... One of only six true freshmen -- and the only offensive lineman -- who earned playing time in 2007 ... Has participated in all 39 games over the last three seasons, including seven starts ... Earned a nomination for Academic All-America.
2008 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Started three games in mid-season while Justin Jeffries was injured.
2007 (Freshman): Saw extensive action at right tackle in relief of Justin Jeffries against Eastern Kentucky, his first collegiate game ... Earned the praises from Coach Rich Brooks for his effort ... Made an appearance in all 13 games, with much action on the field goal and PAT teams.
High School: First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal ... Also chosen for the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" and the "Kentucky Tremendous 26" by the state high school coaches association ... Three-year starter at offensive tackle and two-year starter at defensive tackle for Rockcastle County HS in Mount Vernon, Ky. ... RCHS rushed for 3,941 yards his senior year, more than 300 rushing yards per game ... Made 37 tackles during his senior season, including 5.5 quarterback sacks ... Also handled some kicking duties, nailing 25 extra points and one field goal ... Team went to the state playoffs all four years he was on the varsity ... Team went 30-9 in his three seasons as a starter, reaching the semifinals of the Class AAA playoffs his junior year ... One of the top-10 prospects in Kentucky by SuperPrep, Rivals.com, and Scout.com ... Among the nation's top-40 offensive guard prospects by Scout.com ... All-South Region pick by SuperPrep ... Selected to the All-Mountain Team by WYMT TV ... Played for the winning Kentucky squad in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June, 2007 ... Coached by Tom Larkey ... "Besides his size and strength, Brad is one of the hardest workers I've ever had," Larkey said. "He had 100 percent attendance for practices, film study, and weightlifting." ... Outstanding student who has made all A's, except for two B's, during his academic career ... Named to the Academic All-State Team ... Decided on Kentucky over Cincinnati and Baylor.
Personal: Born in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of James and Amy Durham ... Major is agricultural economics.