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#29 Bradley Fletcher

Height 6-2
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Youngstown, Ohio
High School Liberty

2008 Honors – – Selected to compete in East-West Shrine Game . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . Hustle Team Award, defense.

2008 – – Recorded 60 tackles, including 42 solo stops and 18 assists . . . also led team with 10 pass break-ups and had three pass interceptions . . . tied for fifth in the Big Ten and tied for 38th in the nation in pass break-ups . . . listed as first team left cornerback following spring practice . . . started at left cornerback in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles, including three assists, and one pass interception and five yard return vs. Maine . . . started at left cornerback in 42-0 win over Florida International, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . started at left cornerback in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 13 rushing yards . . . recorded six solo tackles, one assisted tackle and a pass break-up vs. ISU . . . started at left cornerback in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording two solo tackles and one pass break-up . . . started at left cornerback in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . recorded six tackles vs. Northwestern, including four solo stops and two assists . . . started at left cornerback in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded four tackles, including two solo stops, and two pass break-ups at MSU . . . started at left cornerback in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and one break-up vs. the Hoosiers . . . started at left cornerback in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . recorded five tackles vs. the Badgers, including three solo stops and two assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at left cornerback in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded four solo tackles and second interception of the season at Illinois, along with one pass break-up . . . started at left cornerback in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . seven tackles vs. Penn State, including four solo stops and three assists, including one assist on a tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at left cornerback in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . recorded nine tackles vs. Purdue, including seven solo stops and two assists . . . started at cornerback in 55-0 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . recorded three tackles at Minnesota, including two solo stops and one assist, along with two pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards . . . recorded four tackles vs. South Carolina, including two solo stops and two assists . . . also had forced fumble that led to Iowa[apos]s second touchdown and had a pass interception in the endzone to stop a South Carolina scoring threat.

2007 Honors – – Hustle Team Award, defense . . . 2007 – – Listed as second team cornerback following spring practice . . . did not see action in opening win over Northern Illinois . . . saw action in win over Syracuse, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . saw action in loss at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss at Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle and first career fumble recovery . . . started at cornerback in loss to Indiana, recording four solo tackles . . . saw action in loss at Penn State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win over 18th-ranked Illinois as defense allowed top rushing team in the league to 137 net rushing yards and 287 yards total offense . . . recorded one assisted tackle vs. Illinois . . . saw action in loss at Purdue, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . saw extensive action at cornerback in double OT win over Michigan State . . . recorded career-best 13 tackles vs. MSU, including seven solo stops, and had a forced fumble before leaving the game late in the fourth period due to injury . . . started at cornerback in win over Northwestern as defense allowed just three points, seven rushing yards and 124 yards total offense in the second half . . . led team with 12 tackles at Northwestern, including 10 solo stops . . . also had first career pass interception in the fourth quarter and collected three pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in win over Minnesota . . . recorded four tackles vs. Minnesota, including two solo stops, and had second pass interception in two weeks . . . started at cornerback in loss to Western Michigan . . . matched career-best with 13 tackles vs. Western Michigan, including four solo stops and nine assists, along with a shared tackle for loss.

2006 – – Listed as second team cornerback following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 season-opening win as defense held Montana to 10 net yards rushing and 144 yards total offense . . . recorded two assisted tackles and one pass break-up vs. Montana . . . saw action on special teams in double overtime win at Syracuse, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, recording three assisted tackles . . . saw action in win at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to top-ranked Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, recording three assisted tackles and one pass break-up . . . saw action in loss at Indiana, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in loss at Michigan, recording career-best five tackles, all solo . . . started at cornerback in win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed just 196 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assists in first career start, along with one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in loss to Northwestern . . . career-high seven tackles vs. Northwestern, including career-best five solo stops . . . started at cornerback in loss to Wisconsin . . . recorded two solo tackles and two assists vs. Wisconsin, with one tackle for loss and first career forced fumble . . . started at cornerback in loss at Minnesota, recording six solo tackles and one pass break-up . . . saw action vs. Texas in Alamo Bowl, but had no statistics.

2005 – – Saw action in opening win over Ball State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action at Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Indiana, but had no statistics . . . did not see action vs. Michigan . . . did not see action at Northwestern . . . saw action in win at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Outback Bowl vs. Florida, but had no statistics.

2004 – – Redshirted.

High School honors – – First team all-conference, all-county, all-district, all-Northwest Ohio, all-Ohio and North/South all-state as a senior . . . named first team all-conference and all-county, along with special mention all-Ohio, as a junior . . . Career – – recorded 207 tackles, 81 solo tackles, 13 pass break-ups and four interceptions in prep career . . . had 74 tackles, 43 solo tackles, two interceptions and six pass break-ups as a senior . . . as a running back, rushed 143 times for 815 yards 12 touchdowns as a senior . . . had 17 receptions for 314 yards and one kickoff return for 61 yards . . . also an all-state basketball player.

Personal – – Born 6/25/86 . . . African American Studies major . . . parents are Vicki and Carl Fletcher . . . high school coach was Jeff Whitaker.

Career Bests
Tackles: 13, twice, last vs. Western Mich., 11/17/07
Solos: 12 at Northwestern, 11/3/07
Assists: 6 vs. Michigan State, 10/27/07
TFL: .5 vs. Western Michigan, 11/17/07
INT: 1, five times, last vs. South Carolina, 1/01/09
PBU: 3 at Northwestern, 11/3/07
FF: 1, three times, last vs. South Carolina, 1/01/09
FR: 1 at Wisconsin, 9/22/07