Football


Tim Brasic
Tim Brasic
15

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverside, Ill.

High School:
Riverside-Brookfield

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
07/30/1983

Experience:
1-1

updated 10/06


2006: Led Illinois to two scoring drives vs. Ohio State in a relief role ... Did not play vs. Michigan State, Indiana, Ohio, Penn State or Wisconsin ... Needs just 19 rushing yards to set the Illini QB career rushing record ... Rushed nine times for 38 yards and a touchdown against Syracuse ... Went 13-of-17 for 149 yards against Eastern Illinois ... Rushed six times for 31 yards and a touchdown against the Panthers.

2005: Named the team's Outstanding Offensive Back ... Started all 11 games at quarterback ... Completed 61.1 percent of his passes, hitting 206-of-377 for 1,979 yards ... Threw 11 touchdown passes and rushed for another three ... Rushed for 420 yards, which is the most by an Illinois quarterback in a season ... Fell just 76 yards shy of setting the mark for career rushing yards by an Illini QB ... Threw for a career-best 277 yards against Wisconsin, connecting for 20-of-39 and two touchdowns ... Also threw a career-long 61-yard pass to Jason Davis vs. the Badgers ... Rushed for a career-best and team season-high 116 yards vs. UW ... Had a career-high three touchdown passes in Illinois' comeback win over Rutgers ... Helped lead the Illini from 20 points down against the Scarlet Knights, to erase a school record deficit and win in overtime ... Had four multiple touchdown performances against Rutgers, Michigan State, Wisconsin and Northwestern ... Completed 22-of-39 passes for 220 yards and a touchdown against Indiana ... Set career-highs in attempts and completions going 32-for-44 for 233 yards at Iowa ... Collected 228 yards on 21-of-37 passing against Cal ... Threw for 230 yards and a touchdown at Indiana ... Ended the season with 241 yards on 20-of-35 passing and two touchdowns against Northwestern ... Led the team in rushing three times during the season.

2004: Member of UI squad.

2003: Saw action vs. Illinois State and at Iowa ... Attempted one pass vs. Illinois State.

2002: Redshirted.

High School: Earned nine varsity letters in basketball, track and football at Riverside-Brookfield High School ... SuperPrep All-Region ... Prep Star All-Region ... Set IHSA record for single-game passing yardage when he threw for 589 against Joliet Catholic in the state quarterfinals in 2001 ... Named the Chicago Sun-Times 2001 Player of the Year ...Passed for 4,639 yards and 58 touchdowns as a senior, also state records ... Earned Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette Player of the Year honors in 2001 ... In his two years as a starter, he passed for 7,906 yards and 94 touchdowns ... A Chicago Tribune All-State selection ... Led his team to a 22-2 record in 2000 and 2001 ... Two-time Suburban Prairie All-Conference pick and the 2001 conference Most Valuable Player ... IHSA All-State selection following his junior and senior seasons ... Suburban Life Player of the Year ... High school coach was Otto Zeman ... Also earned all-conference honors in basketball and track.

Personal: Full given name is Timothy Christian Brasic ... Born July 30, 1983 in Berwyn, Ill. ... The son of Dan and Caroline Brasic ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences ...Father played baseball at Northern Illinois ... Two-year honor roll student in high school.

Career Highs
Pass Completions: 32 at Iowa, 10/1/05
Pass Attempts: 44 at Iowa, 10/1/05
Passing Yards: 277 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
Long Pass: 61 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
Passing Touchdowns: 3 vs. Rutgers, 9/3/05
Carries: 18 vs. Rutgers, 9/3/05 & at California, 9/17/05
Rushing Yards: 116 vs. Wisconsin, 10/29/05
Long Rush: 32 at Iowa, 10/1/05
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 vs. San Jose State, 9/10/05

Brasic's Game-By-Game Offensive Statistics

P A S S I N G R U S H I N G
GAME/YEAR G ATT COMP INT PCT. YDS TD LP CAR YDS TD LP
ILLINOIS STATE 010.00000 0 0 0 0 0
at Iowa 000.000000 0 0 0 0
2003 Totals2010.00000 0 0 0 0 0
RUTGERS 24342.7062333 28 18 77 0 25
SAN JOSE STATE 17221.7731990 43 8 20 2 25
at California 21370.5682280 52 18 29 1 16
MICHIGAN STATE 16301.5331482 22 11 56 0 15
at Iowa 32441.7272331 41 13 26 0 32
at Indiana 22392.5642301 34 13 34 0 15
PENN STATE 8160.500490 9 11 0 0 6
WISCONSIN 20391.5132772 61 16 116 0 22
at Ohio State 18240.750920 25 17 -11 0 10
at Purdue 8172.471490 11 13 20 0 13
NORTHWESTERN 20351.5712412 41 13 53 0 12
2005 Totals1120633711.6111,979
(179.9 ypg)
11 61 151 420
(2.8 ypc,
38.2 ypg)
3 32
EASTERN ILLINOIS 17130.7651490 25 6 31 1 11
at RUTGERS 1152.455460 17 5 -9 0 3
SYRACUSE 1681.500610 21 9 38 1 12
IOWA 731.429330 19 1 11 0 11
at Michigan State 000000 0 0 0 0 0
INDIANA 000000 0 0 0 0 0
Ohio State 1761.353570 12 1 6 0 6
2006 Totals56635553.0346
(72.3 ypg)
0 25 22 77
(3.4 ypc,
17.8 ypg)
2 12
CAREER TOTALS184042411659.72,32511 61 173 497 5 32
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