|COTTAM'S PERSONAL FILE|
Full Name: Bradley Joseph Cottam
Born: Nov. 28, 1984
Coach at Evangelical Christian School: Jim Heinz
CAREER GAMES/STARTS - 42/10
2007 - Games/Starts: 5/4 ... Played in only four games due to a wrist injury suffered in the preseason ... Returned to action in the Arkansas game, but did not catch a pass ... Caught his first pass of the season against Kentucky and rumbled 59 yards to set up a touchdown on the next play ... Caught two passes for 28 yards in the SEC Championship game ... Scored first career touchdown on 31-yard reception in second quarter during Outback Bowl win over Wisconsin.
2006 - Games/Starts: 13/6 ... Saw role in offense increase as season progressed, with starts in four of the last five games and six overall ... After catching only two passes in first 28 games of his career, ended season catching at least one pass in nine consecutive games ... Caught first pass of season for 11 yards against Memphis in first career start ... One catch each vs. Georgia and Alabama ... Three catches for 24 yards against South Carolina ... Caught one for then career-long 25 yards against LSU ... Two catches for 19 yards at Arkansas ... Career-high, 45-yard catch against Vanderbilt ... Finished with three catches for 53 yards against Commodores ... Caught one pass for nine yards versus Kentucky and ended season with 25-yard reception in Outback Bowl.
2005 - Games/Starts: 11/0 ... Played in every game for second straight year ... Had one special-teams tackle at Memphis ... Named to Academic All-SEC team.
2004 - Games/Starts: 13/0 ... Had one reception -- first of his career -- for 18 yards vs. UNLV ... Caught 16-yard pass against Louisiana Tech.
2003 - Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - Member of 2002 All-Metro Memphis private school team ... Served as team captain and two-year starter at tight end ... As senior, had 24 receptions for 340 yards and five scores ... Against Harding Academy (Ark.), had five catches for 120 yards ... Also standout basketball player, averaging more than 10 points each of his last two seasons.