Brandon was the 7th round pick of the Reds in the 2007 draft. Here is his Wofford College writeup for the '07 season:
Hometown: West Columbia, SC
High School/Last School: Airport
Height/Weight: 6-4 / 195
Made a splash with his outstanding offensive skills as a freshman shortstop . . . Finished fifth in balloting for Southern Conference Freshman of the Year in 2005 . . . Slated to be the third baseman this spring after two seasons at shortstop . . . Will be a prototypical third baseman with good size and power and could be a draft prospect.. . . Is very strong with good feet and good bat speed . . . Has outstanding arm strength with the ability to make plays . . . His father, Tom Waring, played baseball at Delta State . . . Played for the Spartanburg Stingers in the Coastal Plain League in the summer of 2005 . . . Member of the 2004-05 and 2005-06 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll . . . 2006: Sophomore season was off to a great start before being cut short by a wrist injury that required surgery . . . Was Wofford’s starting shortstop until breaking his wrist at Davidson (March 12) . . . Had a pair of hits, a homer and three RBI vs. the Wildcats before sustaining the injury . . . Put together a seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 12-25 . . . Collected a season-best five RBIs vs. Youngstown State (March 4) including the game-winning two-run homer . . . Had a two-run double vs. High Point (Feb. 15) . . . Named to the Academic All-Southern Conference team . . . 2005: Did not play in any of the first two series of the season before becoming the starting shortstop . . . Started the final 48 games of the year at short . . . Led the team with 10 home runs, 41 RBIs and 84 total bases . . . Made a season-high eight assists against Davidson (April 9) . . . Drove in six runs in a 14-12 win at The Citadel (April 2) . . . Was second on the team with 12 multiple hit games . . . Also topped the Terriers with 10 multiple-RBI games . . . Longest hitting streak of the year was four games . . . Went 5-for-14 with 10 RBIs in a three-game series at The Citadel . . . Went two-for-four with four RBIs against North Carolina A&T (March 23) . . . Had an RBI double against #2 South Carolina (March 15) . . . Had a pair of two-RBI games in the series sweep of Georgia Southern . . . High School: Named to the South Carolina Select All-Star Team after his senior year . . . Was also all-area and all-state . . . A two-time All-Region V-4A selection . . . Earned 4A Area Player of the Year honors as a senior . . . Posted a .560 average with a .657 slugging percentage . . . Had 11 doubles, 11 home runs and 33 RBIs . . . The 11 home runs set a new single-season school record . . . Named Airport’s Offensive Most Valuable Player . . . Was also selected to the Sandlapper Classic All-Tourney and All-Academic Team . . . Batted .300 his junior year with four doubles, a triple, home run and 12 RBIs . . . A four-year letterman for Airport . . . Received 2003 Cayce Post 130 Rookie of the Year honors when he hit .365 with six doubles, two triples, six home runs and 15 RBIs . . . Also had 11 stolen bases . . . A member of the 2002 Dixie Boys state runner-up team . . . Participated in Simply the Best and Diamond showcases . . . Personal: Born Jan. 2, 1986 . . . Son of Tom and Edie Waring.
And a few articles from the Wofford website