Brandon May, a Marietta native who earned All-SEC honors at Alabama, was named the volunteer coach for the Georgia Bulldog baseball program in July of 2013.
May served as a student coach this past year at Alabama after playing three seasons of professional baseball as an infielder/catcher in the Chicago Cubs organization. He was a 36thround draft pick of the Cubs in 2009. May returned to Alabama in 2012 to finish his degree in business marketing. This past season, Alabama went 35-28 and advanced to the NCAA Tallahassee Regional.
A three-year starter for the Crimson Tide, May hit .334 with 21 home runs and 132 RBI in his 168-game career and was a regular on the SEC Academic Honor Roll and Dean’s List. He is one of 16 players in Alabama history with at least 200 career hits. He earned first team All-SEC honors as an outfielder in 2008 after batting .365 with nine home runs and 50 RBI as a sophomore. He followed that season by batting .347-12-69, all career highs, in 58 games as a junior. During his collegiate career, he made starts around the infield and in the outfield.