| Nolan Brewster
|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 205
Appeared in 30 career games on special teams and at safety ... career was cut short due to concussions ... had 35 tackles, an INT, two TFL, a pressure and two PBU for his career ... appeared in three games in 2011 ... redshirted in 2010 ... appeared in 14 games at safety and on special teams in 2009 ... recorded 24 tackles, two TFL, an INT, a pressure and a PBU ... appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman, primarily on special teams ... also saw action at safety ... recorded eight tackles and a PBU ... a prep All-American who played safety, cornerback, linebacker, running back and wide receiver as a prepster ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 prospects ... a two-sport letterman as a prepster ... father, Tim, was an assistant coach on Mack Brown's staff from 1989-2001 and is the former head coach at Minnesota ... a 2009 second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
Ended his career following the UCLA game due to concussions and post-traumatic migraine headaches ... posted two solo tackles in the season opener against Rice ... registered one tackle in win against BYU.
Appeared in 14 games at safety and on special teams ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... helped UT rank 12th nationally in scoring defense (16.7 ppg), third in total defense (251.9 ypg), first in rushing defense (72.4 ypg), 10th in pass efficiency defense (100.5 rating) and 19th in pass defense (179.6 ypg) ... UT also ranked first nationally in INTs (25) and tied for first in forced turnovers (37) ... posted 24 tackles, two TFL, an INT, a pressure and a PBU ... a special-teams standout who had five tackles on the kickoff coverage team ... posted his first career INT in the third quarter against ULM ... registered three tackles against Wyoming ... notched two tackles and a PBU versus Texas Tech ... tallied two tackles and a TFL against UTEP ... registered two tackles versus Colorado ... notched four tackles at Missouri ... recorded a career-high five tackles and added a pressure at Oklahoma State ... registered two tackles against Kansas ... notched a tackle at Texas A&M ... registered a TFL in the Big 12 Championship against No. 21 Nebraska ... added a tackle in the BCS Championship game versus No. 1 Alabama.
Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman, primarily on special teams ... also saw action at safety ... recorded eight tackles and a PBU ... tallied six special-teams tackles ... notched a tackle and a PBU at UTEP ... posted a tackle against Arkansas ... recorded two tackles at Colorado ... tallied a tackle versus No. 1 Oklahoma ... added a tackle against Baylor ... notched a tackle at Kansas ... registered a special teams tackle in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 10 Ohio State.
Coached by Dave Logan at Mullen H.S. ... a prep All-American and all-state performer ... played safety, cornerback, linebacker, running back and wide receiver as a prepster ... started in the 2008 U.S. Army All-American Bowl and posted six tackles and an INT ... tabbed first-team All-USA by USA Today ... also named third-team EA Sports All-American ... a member of ESPNU's top 150 national prospects ... ranked as the third-best player in Colorado by Rivals and was a member of Rivals' top 250 national prospects ... helped lead his team to a 37-4 record, three state championship games and three district titles ... tallied 355 tackles, 11 TFL, nine INTs, 12 PBU, nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries during his final three seasons ... earned first-team 5A all-state as a senior ... led Mullen to a 12-1 record and a spot in the semifinals of the state playoffs ... was the lone returning starter on a defense that allowed only 10.0 points per game and just six TDs ... posted 120 tackles, five TFL, five INTs, six PBU, three forced fumbles and a fumble recovery ... also played LB, RB and WR that year ... named second-team 5A all-state as a junior ... led Mullen to a 13-1 record and a berth in the state championship game ... tallied 133 tackles, six TFL, two INTs, six PBU, six forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... notched 12 tackles and a key PBU in a victory over Douglas County in the state semifinals ... earned honorable mention all-Centennial League honors as a sophomore ... helped Mullen to a 12-2 record and a trip to the state championship game ... registered 102 tackles and two INTs ... won an individual state championship in powerlifting as a junior (320 lbs. bench, 490 lbs. deadlift) ... competed in track and field as a sophomore ... posted personal bests of 21.8 in the 200 meters and 49.7 in the 400 meters.
Born in Durham, N.C. ... moved to Austin, Texas when he was eight ... lived in San Diego, Calif. from ages 12-15 ... moved to Denver at age 15 ... majoring in corporate communications ... a member of UT's Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Spring 2009) ... father, Tim Brewster, was the tight ends coach under Mack Brown at North Carolina (1989-97) and Texas (1998-2001) and is the former head coach at the University of Minnesota (2007-10) ... brother, Eric, was a wide receiver at Northern Arizona (2005-08) ... brother, Clint, is a junior QB at Tennessee Tech after playing one year at College of the Sequoias ... a prep honor roll student ... is active in community service ... served as a camp counselor at a local football camp ... participated in feeding the homeless in downtown Denver ... performed various tasks around his church during holiday ceremonies ... is interested in teaching and coaching ... enjoys fishing.
THE BREWSTER FILE
During pregame, I like to: Be by myself and listen to music
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: Nip Tuck
I can't believe I watch: The History Channel
Favorite movie: Pulp Fiction
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Sports hero: John Lynch
Favorite superhero: Batman
Favorite music artist: Lil Wayne
Favorite video game: Madden '08
Favorite cartoon character: Peter Griffin (Family Guy)
Pets: Dog (Bailey)