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    Josh Brent
    92 Josh Brent
    Hometown:
    Bloomington, Ill.

    High School:
    Central Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 315

    Position:
    DL

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    2009: Played in and started all 12 games at defensive tackle ... Ranked eighth in the Big Ten with 0.25 forced fumbles per game ... His three forced fumbles ranked seventh in the Illinois record books for a season ... Recorded a career-best tying five tackles in the season finale vs. Fresno State ... Had one tackle vs. No. 5 Cincinnati ... Recorded four tackles against Northwestern ... Registered 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks in his three tackles in win over Minnesota ... Forced two fumbles and had two tackles in win over Michigan ... Recorded one tackle, which was a half sack for a loss of four yards at Purdue ... Posted two tackles, including a sack for a loss of eight yards at Indiana ... Had a tackle vs. Michigan State ... Recorded a season-high four tackles against Penn State ... Had one tackle at Ohio State ... Posted three tackles, two for loss against Illinois State ... Had two tackles, one for loss against Missouri ... Preseason first-team All-Big Ten selection by Phil Steele.

    2008: Played in 10 games and started eight at defensive tackle ... Posted four tackles, including one for a loss of two yards in the season finale against Northwestern ... Had one TFL against Ohio State ... Assisted on four tackles against Western Michigan ... Had a career game against Iowa with four solo tackles, three TFLs, a QB sack and three QB hurries ... Tied his career highs with five tackles and 1.5 TFLs against Wisconsin ... Had four tackles, including a TFL, against Indiana and also recorded a QB hurry ... Notched two tackles and a TFL against Minnesota ... Had three tackles and recovered a fumble at Michigan ... Recorded a career-high five tackles at Penn State ... Had two tackles against Louisiana Lafayette ... Did not play against Missouri or Eastern Illinois due to illness.

    2007: Played in 10 games as a true-freshman ... Assisted on a tackle against Northwestern ... Recorded a half-sack against No. 5 Wisconsin, his first career sack ... Also assisted on two tackles against Wisconsin ... Assisted on a tackle against No. 21 Penn State ... Registered a solo tackle at Syracuse ... Made his Illinois debut against Western Illinois, racking up three tackles and 1.5 TFLs.

    High School: PrepStar All-American ... Chicago Tribune first-team All-State ... SuperPrep All-American ... Champaign News-Gazette first-team All-State ... Ranked No. 3 in the "Best of the Midwest" by Detroit Free Press ... Rated among the Top-100 recruits nationally at 80th by Rivals.com ... A four-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Ranked the 11th best player in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... Ranked the ninth-best defensive tackle and fifth ranked player in the state of Illinois by Rivals.com ...Compiled 90 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and eight sacks during his senior season ...Four-star recruit by Scout.com ... Ranked 13th at defensive tackle nationally by Scout.com ... As a junior, recorded 109 tackles, 31 tackles for loss and six sacks ... High school teammate is current Illini tight end Michael Hoomanawanui ... Earned All-Area, All-Region and All-State honors in 2005 ... High school coach was Bobby Moews ... Chose Illinois over Ohio State, Michigan and Wisconsin ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball and track ... Made the state finals in shot put as a freshman, was the state runner-up as a sophomore and state champ as a junior ... Three-time all-state in track ...

    Personal::Full name is Joshua Aaron Price-Brent ... Born on Jan. 30, 1988 ... Son of LaTasha Brent ... Enrolled in the general curriculum ... Would like to open a restaurant following graduation.


    Career Highs:

    Tackles: 5, three times (last vs. Fresno State, 12/5/09)
    Solos: 4 vs. Iowa, 11/1/08
    TFL: 3 vs. Iowa, 11/1/08
    Forced Fumbles: 2 vs. Michigan, 10/31/09
    Fumble Recovery: 1 at Michigan, 10/4/08
    QB Sacks: 1.5 at Minnesota, 11/7/09
    QB Hurries: 3 vs. Iowa, 11/1/08


    Brent's Statistics

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2007 2 6 8 2.0 7 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2008 17 17 34 8.5 15 1.5 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2009 16 13 29 7.0 29 3.0 22 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 35 36 71 17.5 51 5.0 26 3 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 12

    2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 1 1 2 1.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 2 1 3 2.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 3 1 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 2 0 2 1.0 8 1.0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 1 1 0.5 4 0.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 2 1 3 2.5 13 1.5 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 1 3 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 3 2 5 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 8, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 10

    2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 1 4 5 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 2 1 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 1 1 2 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 3 1 4 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 2 3 5 1.5 4 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 4 0 4 3.0 6 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 08, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 4 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 1 0 1 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 3 1 4 1.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 11

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 1 2 3 1.5 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 2 2 0.5 2 0.5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    updated 12/18/09

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