Thorn is a 10-year Air Force veteran with three overseas tours in the Security Forces career field. He began his career in scouting with former Denver Broncos GM Ted Sundquist, writing and co-hosting a podcast for The Football Educator.
Brandon went on to complete two semesters with the Scouting Academy, and currently serves as the Football Content Manager of the Academy. He has contributed to Bleacher Report, ESPN radio, Washington Post, Inside the Pylon, and other entities across the football media landscape. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Stephanie, son Luke, and golden retriever Riley.