Brent  Brewer

17Brent Brewer


Tyrone, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 221



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  • 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 - SENIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 12/4
  • Played all 12 games (making four starts), making 27 tackles, four passes defended, two interceptions, 2.5 TFLs and forced fumble
  • Finished career with five tackles including a TFL at Kentucky (11/30)
  • Two tackles including 100th career stop at #1 Alabama (10/26)
  • In final game vs. homestate foe Georgia (10/5) had two tackles and TFL
  • Second-career interception, along with two tackles and two quarterback hurries vs. South Alabama (9/28)
  • In start at #19 Florida (9/21), had six tackles including a TFL along with two passes broken up
  • Contributed two of the Vols' five first-quarter forced turnovers with a forced fumble and first-career interception vs. WKU (9/7)
  • Made three tackles in 2013 opener vs. Austin Peay (8/31) in first-career start at linebacker
2012 - JUNIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 12/2
  • Posted 27 tackles in 12 games with two starts
  • Returned to starting line-up at strong safety vs. Akron (9/22) after injured to Brian Randolph shuffled secondary
  • Saw late action at Vanderbilt (11/17) making three tackles
  • Posted career-high with nine tackles at #5 Georgia (9/29)
  • Made three tackles vs. #18 Florida (9/15)
  • Opened 2012 with four tackles vs. NC State (8/31)
  • Returned to action for 2012 after missing final four games of 2011 with torn ACL
  • Had started 14 games in a row (last six of freshman year of 2010 though first eight of 2011), before suffering a season-ending torn ACL vs. South Carolina (10/29/11)

  • Games/Starts: 8/8
  • Started 14 consecutive games dating back to 2010, including eight starts in 2011, before suffering a season-ending torn ACL vs. South Carolina (10/29)
  • Was eighth on team (at time of injury) with 24 tackles along with 3.0 TFL
  • Matched season-high with six tackles against #14 South Carolina (10/29) before suffering season-ending knee injury late in game
  • Two stops including a 3-yard TFL vs. #1 LSU (10/15)
  • Two tackles vs. Georgia (10/8)
  • Racked up four tackles and a TFL at #16 Florida (9/17)
  • Tied for team-best six tackles vs. Cincinnati (9/10)
  • Had three tackles and a 0.5 TFL vs. Montana (9/3)

  • Games/Starts: 13/6
  • Started the last six games at safety and saw action in all 13 contests, primarily serving on special teams during the first half of the season
  • One of just four Vols to see the field in every single quarter in 2010 and one of seven true freshmen to play in every game for UT
  • 12th on the team and fifth among members of the secondary with 30 tackles
  • Led UT in tackles in just his third career start vs. Mississippi with a career-best eight
  • In regular season finale vs. Kentucky, contributed four tackles, including first career tackle for loss, first career fumble recovery and a pass breakup
  • TFL set up a third-down sack in the second quarter, while fumble recovery came on the next drive
  • Saw first significant playing time against Alabama, totaling six tackles
  • Added a QB hurry to force UA into a long third down, eventually resulting in a missed field goal
  • Notched first career start at South Carolina and compiled four tackles and first career pass breakup
  • Registered three tackles vs. North Carolina in the Music City Bowl and PBU helped hold UNC to a field goal after starting a second quarter drive on the UT 10-yard line
  • Ranked as three-star prospect by both and in 2006
  • Rated that year among nation's top 100 baseball players by Perfect Game USA
  • As baseball senior at Sandy Creek, batted .497 with 7 home runs, 30 RBI and 12 stolen bases
  • Batted career .240 with 17 home runs and 103 stolen bases in 427 minor league baseball games as a shortstop/outfielder
  • Coach at Sandy Creek High School: Chip Walker
  • Full Name: Brent Edison Brewer
  • Born on December 19, 1987
  • Son of Monica Brewer
  • Majoring in Communication Studies
  • Played professional baseball last four years in Milwaukee Brewers organization, most recently for Huntsville in Class AA Southern League
  • Originally signed to play football at Florida State in 2006 before opting for baseball
  • Selected by Brewers in second round (60th overall) of 2006 MLB Draft
  • Batted career .240 with 17 home runs and 103 stolen bases in 427 minor league games as a shortstop/outfielder

  • Tackles - 9 at Georgia, 9/29/12
  • Tackles For Loss - 1 seven times, last at Kentucky, 11/30/13
  • Interceptions - 1 vs. W. Kentucky, 9/7/13 & So. Alabama, 9/28/13
  • Forced Fumble - 1 vs. Western Kentucky, 9/7/13


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