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    Brian Brosnan
    31 Brian Brosnan
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Notre Dame H.S.

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 205

    Position:
    DB

    Birthdate:
    10/26/1982

    Experience:
    1-1

    2004: Played in 10 games for the Illini, totaling nine tackles ... Tied a career high with three tackles against Western Michigan.

    2003: Played in every game, primarily on special teams, but also earned time at each safety position ... Made three tackles vs. Illinois State ... Totaled two tackles against Wisconsin.

    2002: Special teams standout who also saw time at the safety position ... Had a career game vs. Arkansas State registering two solo tackles and a blocked punt that was recovered by Illinois for a touchdown ... Also added two tackles apiece vs. Minnesota and Michigan ... Forced a fumble and had one tackle vs. Southern Miss ... Named Academic All-Big Ten.

    2001: Redshirted the 2001 season.

    High School: Played for head coach Mike Hennessey at Notre Dame High School of the East Suburban Catholic Conference ... Broke Notre Dame's rushing record ... Earned conference MVP honors as well as earning All-Region and All-State honors ... Varsity letterman in football, volleyball and wrestling ... Finished sixth at the state wrestling championship ... Earned All-Conference in volleyball as well as recording the most aces and kills in school history.

    Personal: Born Oct. 26, 1982 ... Parents are Michael and Bernadette Brosnan ... Graduated in May of 2005 with a degree in speech communications ... Has two brothers and one sister.

    Career Highs
    Tackles: 3, three times (last time vs. SJSU, 9/10/05)
    Solos: 2, three times (last time vs. Wisconsin, 9/27/03)
    

    DEFENSIVE STATISTICS YEAR G ST AT TOT TFL-YDS INT-YDS PBU 2002 12 8 3 11 0-0 0-0 0 2003 12 3 2 5 0-0 0-0 0 2004 10 3 6 9 0-0 0-0 0 2005 2 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 0 TOTAL 34 14 11 25 0-0 0-0 0

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