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Gerald Brobbey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Berkner

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
09/23/1981

Experience:
3L

Major:
Organizational Information Technology

Gerald Brobbey

2003: Named Tulane's Special Teams MVP after playing nearly every play on special teams. Recorded 11 tackles (eight solo). Registered three tackles in two games, the win over Northwestern State (9/6) and the defeat of Army (9/20). Recovered a fumble against Navy (11/1).

2002: Played in all 13 games on special teams, recording eight tackles (five solo). Played on the kickoff coverage and punt coverage units. Posted a season-high four tackles (three solo) against Navy (10/26). Received a lateral from Lynaris Elpheage on a punt return against UAB (10/19), taking it the final 21 yards to the end zone for his first career touchdown.

2001: Played in the final 10 games of the season as a true freshman, mostly on special teams. Recorded nine tackles (six solo). Posted three tackles against Navy (11/10) and also had a pair of takedowns against TCU (10/13).

HIGH SCHOOL: Used primarily at running back as a senior after playing two years in the secondary. An all-city and all-district selection as a senior. Berkner advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2000. Prep career totals include 138 tackles, three interceptions and eight touchdowns. As a senior, ran the ball 80 times for 577 yards, a 6.4-yard average, despite missing three games with injury. Also scored five touchdowns and made 15 catches for 168 yards. Playing primarily on defense as a junior in 1999, credited with 90 tackles. Sacked opposing quarterbacks eight times and scored one defensive touchdown. Tied for the District 19-5A sophomore of the year award in 1998 with 28 tackles and three interceptions. Coached by Jim Ledford. Ran track and competed in the regionals in powerlifting.

PERSONAL: The son of K.O. and Doris Brobbey. Majoring in organizational information technology with a minor in business studies.

Brobbey's Career Defensive Stats

Year G-GS UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF/FR PD
2001 10-0 6-3-9 0-0 0-0 0/0 0
2002 13-0 5-3-8 0-0 0-0 0/0 0
2003 12-0 8-3-11 0-0 0-0 0/1 0
Career 35-0 19-9-28 0-0 0-0 0/1 0

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