Hometown: Liberty Township, Ohio
High School/Previous School: Lakota East High School
Coach Mangurian on Brady: Brother of current Columbia linebacker John Brady. Consistent ,physical style of play versus high level of competition in Ohio. Explosive tackler. Shows good block escape, coverage ability and acceleration to the ball. Accomplished deep snapper on field goal and punts. Has opportunity to help on special teams early. Good range on the edge. Good motor, toughness and effort.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio ... Played for head coach Rick Haynes … Selected as captain his senior year and led his team to an 8-4 season … Recorded 44 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass break-ups, a fumble recovery and two forced fumbles in 2012 ... First-Team All-Greater Miami Conference … Greater Miami Conference All-Academic … Also lettered in basketball.
INTENDED MAJOR: Engineering
PERSONAL: Parents are Ruth and Ed Brady ... Has an older brother, John, who currently plays linebacker for the Columbia.
FUN FACT: Brady is one of two incoming freshmen who has an older brother currently playing for the Lions.
WHY COLUMBIA? “Ivy League, opportunities, brother, and New York City.”