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13 Brian Crum
  • LB
  • 6-3 235
  • RSR 2L
  • Woodbine, Ga./Camden County

A redshirt senior who moved from tight end to linebacker in practices leading up to the 2003 Outback Bowl…Moved back to tight end prior to 2004 season before returning to linebacker in the spring of 2005….Has played in 23 career games…

2005: One of 16 defensive players to reach double digits in tackles with 13, also one of 16 to record a tackle behind the line…Saw action in all but two games (LSU and Vanderbilt)…Recorded a career-high five tackles against Kentucky, four solo and one assisted, total was the second-most by a UF player…Added three to his tackle total in Florida's home win over Florida State, including two solo efforts and one for a loss of one yard…Notched two tackles against Georgia, including one solo effort and one tackle for a loss of one yard…

2004: Saw action in five games (EMU, Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Florida State and Miami)…Thirty-six of his 38 plays came on the kickoff coverage and return teams, as well as the punt coverage team…Injury forced him to miss the Tennessee, Arkansas, LSU, LTSU, MSU and Georgia games…Played in a season-high 11 plays in the season opener against Eastern Michigan…Matched a season-high 11 plays and recorded one tackle against Florida State…Saw action in two plays at tight end vs. Eastern Michigan….Made first road trip of the season to Vanderbilt…

2003: Saw time at outside linebacker and on special teams in eight games (SJSU, Miami, Kentucky, Ole Miss, LSU, Arkansas, Georgia, South Carolina) for a total of 64 plays… Saw time on kickoff and punt return teams…Saw action in 38 special teams plays…Had a season-high 24 plays on defense and recorded a tackle in his first career game vs. San Jose State…Saw action for 17 plays, including 13 on special teams, at Miami…Dressed for five games (FAMU, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, FSU, Iowa) but did not see action due to a foot injury…Underwent foot surgery in January of 2004…

2002: Worked with the scout team at tight end and was redshirted…Dressed for the Miami and LSU games as a reward for his work on the scout team…Moved to linebacker during pre-bowl practice…Co-recipient of the John Eibner Award, given to UF's "Outstanding Scout Team Player"…

PREP: A two-way standout (WR/DB) from Georgia who garnered All-America recognition…Received All-America honors from Rivals.com and that group ranked him among the nation's top 16 safeties…Ranked among the nation's top 15 safeties in the nation by Student Sports magazine…Named to SuperPrep's All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the nation's top 30 defensive backs… Ranked among the top 15 players in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep…Regional champions in 2001…Also visited Georgia, South Carolina, Kentucky and Georgia Tech…High school coach was Jeff Herron…

MAJOR: Anthropology


CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Year UT-AT TT TBL QBS FF FR PD INT
2003 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 10-3 13 1.5 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 11-4 15 1.5 0 0 0 0 0

CRUM'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 (Kentucky, 2005)
QB Sacks: None
Forced Fumbles: None
Interceptions: None

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