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    Brandon Lloyd
    6 Brandon Lloyd
    Hometown:
    Blue Springs, Mo.

    High School:
    Blue Springs

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 180

    Position:
    Wide Receiver

    Birthdate:
    07/05/1981

    Lettered:
    1999, 2001-02

    2002: Named Second-Team All-Big Ten ... Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist (one of 10) ... Finished career with a 28-game streak with a catch ... Caught 65 balls for 1,010 in 2002, scoring nine touchdowns ... Ended career ranked second in the Illinois record books for receiving yardage with 2,583, touchdown catches with 21 and 100-yard receiving games with 12 ... Registered 12 catches over 25 yards ... Had six catches for 67 yards vs. Northwestern for his second straight 1,000-yard season ... Had four catches for 33 yards against Ohio State ... Sat out game vs. Wisconsin with a hip strain after recording one catch for three yards ... Recorded his fifth game of the season and 12th career 100-yard game with his 161-yard performance vs. Purdue ... Caught 10 passes for 139 yards vs. Minnesota ... Broke the 2,000-yard receiving mark for his career following game against Michigan ... Registered 156 yards on 10 catches vs. Michigan ... Posted 130 yards vs. Arkansas State ... Had 137 yards on eight catches and two touchdowns against Missouri.

    2001: Earned second-team All-Big Ten honors from both the media and coaches ... Caught 65 passes for 1,062 yards and 10 touchdowns for an average of 16.3 yards per catch ... His 65 grabs ranks fifth on Illinois' all-time single-season chart ... His 1,062 yards is fourth on the Illinois single-season list and his 10 TD grabs ties him for first on the Illinois single-season list ... Had four multi-touchdown performances, including one vs. LSU in the Nokia Sugar Bowl ... Had 10 receptions of 30+ yards and seven grabs of 40+ yards ... Had seven or more receptions on five occasions ... Caught 12 passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns in the regular-season finale vs. Northwestern ... Those 12 grabs tie him for third on the single-game reception chart ... Is twice listed on the school's single-game receiving-yardage list ... Had 178 receiving yards in the season-opener vs. California, ranking him fifth all-time in single-game receiving yardage ... Caught for 168 yards vs. Minnesota placing him eighth on the same list ... Went over the 100 yard receiving mark six times, tying him with David Williams for the most 100-yard receiving games in a season ... Formed one of the nation's top receiving duo's with teammate Walter Young ... The pair ranked 12th in the nation in receiving yardage by a duo and 11th in touchdown catches per game by a pair of receivers ... Threw the second touchdown pass of his career vs. LSU ... Hit Walter Young on a 40 yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter ... Had six carries for 34 yards on wide receiver reverses.

    2000: Took a medical redshirt in 2000, after suffering a broken femur during the summer.

    1999: Emerged as deep threat on offense and began returning kicks five games into the season ... Started seven games at flanker ... Set freshman season receiving yardage record with 511 yards ... Burst onto scene with 49-yard catch in opening game vs. Arkansas State ... Caught first collegiate touchdown pass, a 49-yarder, at Louisville ... Compiled 171 kickoff return yards on 10 returns for a 17.1 average ... Totaled 84 yards on five kick returns against Minnesota, including a game-high 41-yarder ... Set career high with six catches for 103 yards at Iowa ... Made a juggling 30-yard TD catch at Ohio State ... Threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to quarterback Kurt Kittner in the Illini's 63-21 win over Virginia in the Micronpc.com Bowl ... Also had three catches for 57 yards, including a 39-yarder in bowl win ... Ranked second on team in receiving yards and third in receptions ... Caught eight passes over 30 yards ... Was named the University of Illinois Male Newcomer of the Year at the annual Scholar-Athlete banquet for his contribution to Illinois athletics on the football field and track ... Finished third in both the high jump and 60-meter hurdles at the Big Ten Indoor Championships earning 12 points and helping the squad to a second-place finish.

    High School: Three-time All-Suburban Big 8 conference selection . . . First-team all-region pick by Mo-Kan Magazine ... All-state selection by St. Louis Post-Dispatch ... Played cornerback, wide receiver, kicker, and punter at Blue Springs H.S. under Coach Bob Beatty ... Intercepted six passes and returned one for a touchdown at cornerback ... Caught 23 passes for 442 yards and 6 TD's as a receiver ... Team went 10-0 two consecutive seasons ... Earned three letters in football, four in track, and one in basketball.

    Personal: Full given name is Brandon Matthew Lloyd ... Born July 5, 1981 in Kansas City, Mo... Parents are James and Shirley Lloyd ... Youngest of seven children ... Has three brothers and three sisters . . . Favorite athlete is cornerback Deion Sanders . . . Lists Robert Holcombe as Fighting Illini athletic hero . . . Majoring in speech communications and wants to be a broadcaster ... Interned with Fox Sports Midwest in the summer of 2002.


    CAREER HIGHS

    Receptions: 12 vs. Northwestern, 11/22/01
    Yards: 178 at California, 9/1/01
    Touchdowns: 2, five times, most recent vs. Missouri 8/31/02
    Long Play: 59 vs. Minnesota, 10/6/01


    RECEIVING STATISTICS

    YEAR G NO YDS AVG YD/G TD LONG
    1999 12 30 511 17.0 42.6 2 49
    2001 12 65 1062 16.3 88.5 10 59
    2002 12 65 1010 15.5 84.2 9 49
    Total 36 160 2583 16.1 71.8 21 59


    RUSHING STATISTICS

    YEAR G ATT YDS AVG Y/PG TD LP
    1999 12 2 35 17.5 2.9 0 29
    2001 12 6 19 3.2 1.6 0 14
    2002 12 5 15 3.0 1.2 0 7
    Total 36 13 69 5.3 1.9 0 29


    KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS

    YEAR G NO YDS AVG TD LP
    1999 12 11 194 17.6 0 41
    2001 12 1 23 23.0 0 23
    2002 12 1 23 23.0 0 23
    Total 36 13 240 18.5 0 41


    PUNT RETURN STATISTICS

    YEAR G NO YDS AVG TD LP
    1999 12 5 65 13.0 0 35
    2001 12 1 0 0.0 0 0
    Total 24 6 65 10.8 0 35

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