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    Anthony Brannan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cedar Grove, NJ

    High School:
    Seton Hall Prep

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 215

    Position:
    Inside Linebacker

    Birthdate:
    07/27/1978

    HS Coach:
    Frank Bender


    Former walk-on returned as fifth-year reserve linebacker in 2000 . . . earned his second monogram after playing in all 12 games on special teams and defense . . . won a monogram in '99 after playing in six games . . . awarded a scholarship prior to start of '99 season . . . tough competitor who worked his way into linebacking rotation thanks to persistence and determination.

    AS A SENIOR: Saw action in all 12 games for Irish in 2000, including vs. Oregon State in 2001 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl . . . played in first 10 games on special teams, making 45 appearances . . . played on defense vs. Rutgers and USC . . . made six more special team appearances vs. Oregon State.

    AS A JUNIOR: Played in six games in '99, making 28 special-team appearances and seeing action at linebacker vs. Michigan and Arizona State . . . also played vs. Kansas, Boston College and Stanford.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in two games in '98, making 10 combined special team appearances vs. Michigan State and Purdue.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in six games in '97, working as reserve inside linebacker . . . made five total tackles that season.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Attended Seton Hall Prep in New Jersey . . . earned 3.0 grade-point average during '99 fall semester and 3.267 during 2000 spring semester . . . graduated in December 2000 from College of Arts and Letters with degree in American studies and computer applications.

    ?G-GS TimeSoloAsst.Tot.
    19976-011:31 325
    19982-00:00 000
    19996-0 6:11 000
    200011-01:12 000
    Total25-0 18:54325

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