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Brendon Drysdale
Brendon Drysdale

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Middleton, Mass.

High School:
Masconmet Regional

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 309

Position:
Offensive Line

Birthdate:
08/29/1980

Experience:
2L


2002 (through regular season): Started all 12 games at center for the Green Wave in 2002, his first season as a starter. Former walk-on who received a "plus" grade on 531 of his 797 plays. Accumulated five knockdown blocks to rank tied for fourth on the team. Earned the O-line's "Sledge Hammer" award, given to the player with the most dominant blocks in each game, for the Memphis game (9/21). For the Southern Miss game (11/23), awarded the "Hard Hat" for the offensive players who achieve a grade of 85 percent with no penalties or mental errors. Tied for third on the team with an average grade of 78 percent. Had a pair of "key blocks" that led to Tulane big plays or touchdowns.

2001: Played in 11 games on the offensive line and on special teams. Started the first two games of the year at left guard, subbing for the injured Seth Zaunbrecher and also started two late-season games at right guard.

2000: Played in the final three games of the year for the Wave as a backup center and guard. Earned Conference USA All-Freshman honors.

1999: Redshirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 1999 graduate of Masconmet Regional High, where he lettered in football, lacrosse and swimming. Earned all-league and all-district honors as a senior when he led his team to a 10-1 record. A four-time all-league selection in swimming - he tallied a perfect 72-0 race record in his swimming career.

PERSONAL: Brendon Roger Drysdale. Born August 29, 1980 in Boston, Mass. The son of Roger and Priscilla Drysdale. Majoring in English. Honored by the governor of Massachusetts for saving a life as a lifeguard. A member of the Fall 2000 Tulane 3.0 Academic Club.