Slated as the backup to Brian Smith at strong safety heading into the fall Has good speed and cover ability Key special teams contributor Has played in 39 career games.
1999: Reserve defensive back, who played in every game of the season on special teams Also saw some action at strong safety Had five tackles on the year Recorded a pair of tackles in NCAA first round victory at Furman Made a pass breakup against Connecticut Had one tackle against Rhode Island Made two tackles against Hofstra.
1998: Backup strong safety, who saw a good deal of action as a member of the special teams Played in every game on the season Had 13 tackles on the year, nine of them solo and one for loss Recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown at Hofstra Also had three tackles in the Hofstra game, one for a 14-yard loss Named the ESPN / USA Today National Co-Special Teams Player of the Week following the Hofstra game Had two unassisted tackles at both Delaware and Richmond.
1997: Saw action in all 11 games at defensive back Registered 21 tackles, 11 of them solo Made a career-high five tackles (three solo) against Hofstra Recorded four tackles against UNH Had three tackles at Maine Posted three tackles against UConn.
Before UMass: Played defensive back and wide receiver for John Barr at Downingtown (Pa.) High School Made two interceptions during his senior season Averaged 30 yards per kickoff return and 14 yards per punt return, taking two back for touchdowns Named first team All-Chesmont League and Philadelphia Daily News second team All-Area at defensive back during his senior season Also selected Philadelphia Daily News honorable mention All-Area at wide receiver as a senior Team captain in his senior year Team went 13-1 during his junior campaign.
Personal: Full name is Bryan Charles King Son of John and Ruth King Born May 11, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pa. Majoring in Sport Management.
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