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Eugene Bright
Eugene Bright

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bryn Mawr, Pa.

High School:
Harriton

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 254

Position:
Defensive End



2006: Appeared in 12 games, including one start ... had eight tackles (7 solo, 1 assist) and two pass breakups ... made first career start vs. Indiana State on Sept. 2 ... came up with season-high three tackles (all solo) and a pass breakup vs. Minnesota on Sept. 23 ... broke up pass at Illinois on Nov. 11.

2005: Appeared in all 11 games as reserve ... had 10 tackles (7 solo, 3 assists), including 2.5 for loss and 1.5 sacks ... recorded season-high two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist), including 0.5 sack, vs. Akron on Sept. 10 ... equaled career high with 1.0 sack vs. Michigan State on Nov. 5 ... matched season high of two tackles (1 solo, 1 assist) at Indiana on Nov. 19.

2004: Received team's Newcomer Award -- Defense for spring season ... appeared in all 12 games as reserve and on special teams ... had 13 tackles (7 solo, 6 assists), including 3.0 for loss and 1.0 sack, with one fumble recovery ... recorded sack vs. Ball State on Sept. 11 ... had two tackles (both solos), including 1.0 for loss, at Penn State on Oct. 9 ... finished with career-high four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists) at Iowa on Nov. 6 ... equaled career high of four tackles (1 solo, 3 assists) vs. Indiana on Nov. 20 ... recovered fumble vs. Arizona State in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

2003: Did not play.

High School: Ranked as No. 29 player in Pennsylvania by SuperPrep and No. 47 by Rivals.com ... played seven different positions in four years on varsity squad ... first team all-area as strong safety and second team as tight end his senior season ... played in Big 33 Game and East-West All-Star Game ... had 19 career interceptions, returning three of them for touchdowns ... recorded 58 tackles, including two sacks, with seven interceptions as senior ... had 11 sacks in five games as sophomore defensive end ... coach was Harold Smith ... also participated in basketball and track and field.

Personal: Given name is Eugene Stanley Bright ... born April 18, 1985 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys playing basketball.