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Brian Crum

LB

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
RSR
Hometown
Woodbine, Ga.
Weight
235 lbs.
Experience
2L
School
Camden County

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…Played in 37 career games, with 11 starts…

2006: Participated in all 14 games and made 11 starts…A member of the UF kickoff return team in three games...Notched a solo tackle in the win over Ohio State in the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game…Made three tackles and defended a pass in the 38-28 SEC Championship Game win over Arkansas…Logged two solo stops in the victory over Florida State…Registered a tackle for loss in the Western Carolina game…Made three tackles in the win over South Carolina…Played on the defensive side of the ball against Vanderbilt…Earned a starting nod in the win over Georgia…Tied his career best with five tackles versus Auburn, one of which was his first career sack…Registered four tackles, just shy of his career best, in the Gators’ 23-10 win over LSU…Made five stops in the win over Alabama, tying his personal best…Collected a pair of tackles in the Kentucky game…Made four solo tackles, including one for loss, against Tennessee…Made a tackle for loss against UCF in his first career start…Saw action at linebacker in the Southern Miss game...

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, which ranked second on the team against the Wildcats…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 (Eastern Michigan, 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, Middle Tennessee State, 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 versus 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 against San Jose State…Saw action for 17 plays, including 13 on special teams, at Miami (Fla.)…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 (Fla.) 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…His team finished as regional champions in 2001…Also visited Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky and South Carolina…High school coach was Jeff Herron…

MAJOR: Anthropology.

PERSONAL: Was born on Dec. 17, 1983, in Brunswick, Ga.…Has two sisters, Lisa and Keshia…Favorite musician is Bob Marley…Enjoys hunting, fishing and being outside…His parents are Boston and Easter Crum…


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
2006 15-15 30 3.5 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 25-20 45 5.0 0 0 0 1 0

CRUM'S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 (three times, last vs. Auburn, 2006)
QB Sacks: 0.5 (Auburn, 2006)
Forced Fumbles: None
Interceptions: None

Game-By-Game

2006

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 02, 2006 SOUTHERN MISS..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 09, 2006 UCF....................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 16, 2006 at Tennessee...........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 23, 2006 KENTUCKY...............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 30, 2006 ALABAMA................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 07, 2006 LSU....................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 14, 2006 at Auburn..............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 28, 2006 vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 04, 2006 at Vanderbilt..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 11, 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 18, 2006 WESTERN CAROLINA.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 25, 2006 at Florida State.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Dec. 2, 2006 vs Arkansas............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Jan. 8, 2007 vs Ohio State..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 14

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 02, 2006 SOUTHERN MISS..........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 09, 2006 UCF....................   1    0      1    1.0-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 16, 2006 at Tennessee...........   1    3      4    0.5-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 23, 2006 KENTUCKY...............   1    1      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 30, 2006 ALABAMA................   1    4      5    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     1   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 07, 2006 LSU....................   0    4      4    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 14, 2006 at Auburn..............   2    3      5    0.5-4     0.5-4     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 28, 2006 vs Georgia.............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 04, 2006 at Vanderbilt..........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 11, 2006 SOUTH CAROLINA.........   2    1      3    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 18, 2006 WESTERN CAROLINA.......   1    0      1    1.0-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 25, 2006 at Florida State.......   2    0      2    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Dec. 2, 2006 vs Arkansas............   1    2      3    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Jan. 8, 2007 vs Ohio State..........   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................  13   18     31    3.0-7     0.5-4     0  0-0     0-0     1   1    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2005


                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 03, 2005 WYOMING................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 10, 2005 LOUISIANA TECH.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 17, 2005 TENNESSEE..............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 24, 2005 at Kentucky............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct  1, 2005 at Alabama Crimson Tide  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 08, 2005 MISSISSIPPI STATE......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 29, 2005 vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 12, 2005 at South Carolina......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 26, 2005 FLORIDA STATE..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Jan 02, 2006 vs IOWA................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 10

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 03, 2005 WYOMING................   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 10, 2005 LOUISIANA TECH.........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 17, 2005 TENNESSEE..............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 24, 2005 at Kentucky............   3    2      5    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct  1, 2005 at Alabama Crimson Tide   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 08, 2005 MISSISSIPPI STATE......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 29, 2005 vs Georgia.............   1    1      2    0.5-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 12, 2005 at South Carolina......   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 26, 2005 FLORIDA STATE..........   2    1      3    0.5-1     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Jan 02, 2006 vs IOWA................   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   9    4     13    1.0-2     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2004

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Sep 11, 2004 EASTERN MICHIGAN.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 6, 2004  at Vanderbilt..........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 13, 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov 20, 2004 at Florida State.......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Dec 31, 2004 vs Miami Hurricanes....  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 5

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Sep 11, 2004 EASTERN MICHIGAN.......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 6, 2004  at Vanderbilt..........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 13, 2004 SOUTH CAROLINA.........   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov 20, 2004 at Florida State.......   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Dec 31, 2004 vs Miami Hurricanes....   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   0    1      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2003

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Aug 30, 2003 SAN JOSE STATE.........  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Sep 06, 2003 at MIAMI Hurricanes....  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct 04, 2003 OLEMISS................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Oct. 18      at Arkansas............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov. 1       vs Georgia.............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Nov. 15      at South Carolina......  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 6

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Aug 30, 2003 SAN JOSE STATE.........   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Sep 06, 2003 at MIAMI Hurricanes....   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct 04, 2003 OLEMISS................   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Oct. 18      at Arkansas............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov. 1       vs Georgia.............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Nov. 15      at South Carolina......   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   1    0      1    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

2002

                                     |---RUSHING---|  |--RECEIVING--|  |-------PASSING-------|  |--KICK RET--|  |--PUNT RET--|   All
 Date         Opponent               No.  Yds TD  Lg  No.  Yds TD  Lg  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  No  Yds TD  Lg  Purp
 Jan 01, 2003 vs Michigan............  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0
 Totals..............................  0    0  0   0    0    0  0   0    0-  0-  0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0   0    0  0   0     0

 Games played: 1

                                     |---------TACKLES---------| |-SACKS-| |-FUMBLE-|            Pass Blkd |-Kicks--XPTS-|
 Date         Opponent               Solo  Ast  Total    TFL-Yds    No-Yds  FF FR-Yds Int-Yds QBH Brk Kick Att-Mad Run Rcv Saf  Pts
 Jan 01, 2003 vs Michigan............   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0
 Totals..............................   0    0      0    0.0-0     0.0-0     0  0-0     0-0     0   0    0   0-0     0   0   0    0

Profile on Brian Crum

  • Father, Boston Crum, played football at Delaware State
  • A lifelong Florida fan who earned a reputation for the No. 7 Gator jersey he often wore in elementary and middle school
  • Interested in art, especially painting and sculpting, and has won several awards for his work
  • Would like to be an army officer.
  • While in high school, read to elementary students as a DARE representative
  • Has twin sisters, Lisa and Kisha
  • If he could have any job he would like to lead hunting tours
  • Enjoys hunting in his spare time, mostly wild boar
  • Considers the Florida-Georgia game the best tradition in college football

What They Are Saying About Brian Crum

"Knock on wood, Brian Crum is doing really well at this time. If you were to look at our defense, he is
probably the most improved player right now. Brian Crum is really doing an outstanding job. The other players can see it when we watch tape (of practice). (8/16/06)
Charlie Strong, UF Co-Defensive Coordinator

"Brian Crum is doing really good. He's earning a little respect around here. I'm hoping he has a little Vernell Brown in him and has a great year of football in his senior season. I would have to agree (he's the most improved player on defense so far)." (8/16/06)
Urban Meyer, UF Head Coach

"I studied a lot of tape this summer and I know the defense and I'm just making plays. Linebacker feels natural to me now. Before, I was saying, 'What do I have to do, what do I have to do?' You can't hesitate playing linebacker. You've got to be instinctive. I'm playing the position with instincts now." (8/16/06)
Brian Crum

"I'm just comfortable with my position. This is my second year at linebacker and everything is just coming (together). I studied a lot this summer with Coach (Greg) Mattison and Coach Strong and now I can make plays." (8/13/06)
Brian Crum

"Brian Crum has stepped in and helped me a lot. He's teaching me the ropes, teaching me the plays. When I hop in there, he gives me little signals about where I've got to go, so he's helped me out a lot." (8/12/06)
A.J. Jones, UF linebacker

“I’ve been trying to learn to play faster at the position. Last year, I felt like a freshman all over again, and it felt good just to contribute to the team. You come to college to play, not to watch, and I’m trying to change that by making the most of this opportunity.” (4/18/06)
Brian Crum

“Crum is a little bit undersized at 217 pounds, but his speed should put him in a position to make plays.”  (August 4, 2003)
Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun

"He was so smooth.  He's a very good athlete.  I could see him playing some offense and defense." (August 10, 2002)
Ron Zook, Former UF Head Coach

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