B.J. Brust
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep HS '98

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
DE

Major:
Managerial Economics

2001: Defensive recipient of team?s LINEMAN OF THE YEAR award... Started all 13 games at left end... Finished 8th on team (2nd among defensive linemen) with 46 tackles... Credited for 8 tackles for losses of 35 yards, including 4.0 sacks (34 yards)... Also batted down three passes... Teamed with Pila Fatukala for clutch QB sack of Northridge?s Marcus Brady to secure that win... Named as team?s Defensive Player of the Week for that game.

2000: Started first three games of the season before dislocated elbow sidelined him for two weeks... Credited for 6 solos, 10 assists on the year... Posted 1-4-5 line vs. Eastern Oregon... Had 5 tackles for losses of 12 yards, including a pair of sacks.

1999: Appeared in 4 games, recording 3 solo tackles and 1 assist... Had first career quarterback sack at Saint Mary?s, bringing down Ashley Dunlap for 8 yards... Posted 2 solo tackles in season-opening game vs. Commerce.

1998: Redshirted.

BELLARMINE PREP ?98: Earned All-Bay Area and all-section honors... Twice named All-West Catholic Athletic League... Named to All-Mid-Peninsula Team... Team won league title and went 18-6 in his two seasons... Also lettered twice in soccer, helping team to 24-1 record and WCAL and section titles as a junior... Both football and soccer teams won league titles each year.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 15, 1980 in San Jose, Calif.... Age 22 throughout 2002 season... Father, Barney, played football at Sacramento State... Managerial economics major... Listens to AC/DC?s ?Hell?s Bells? as a pregame ritual... Would amend his sport by removing the penalty for roughing the passer... Active in community service, spent parts of three years building houses in Mexico... Pretended to be Lawrence Taylor in his younger days.