Moved back to wide receiver in the spring, after spending the previous two seasons at tailback ? Previously practiced at wide receiver during his redshirt year in 1998 ? Will look to earn playing time as a backup wide out ? Explosive athlete who could also become a factor on punt and kickoff returns ? Has played in two career games.
2000: Did not see any game action.
1999: Played in two games as a reserve tailback ? Rushed 13 times for 67 yards and one score on the year ? Saw his first career action against Northeastern ? Carried seven times for 38 yards and a touchdown against the Huskies ? Also saw action against Connecticut, rushing six times for 29 yards ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the fall of 1999.
1998: Redshirted ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the spring of 1999.
Before UMass: Played for Erik Knight at Potomac High School in Oxon Hill, Md. ? Three-year starter at wide receiver who also shined as a return specialist ? Had 28 receptions for 465 yards (16.6 yard average) with five touchdowns during his senior campaign ? Posted 14 carries for 235 yards (16.8 yard average) with two touchdowns, and averaged an eye-opening 33.5 yards per punt return with one touchdown as a senior ? Made 77 tackles as a defensive back, while also intercepting three passes and returning one for a touchdown ? Totaled 41 receptions during his high school career ? Helped his team to the 1996 state championship ? First team All-League and All-County choice in his senior year ? Named the Outstanding Player of the Year by the Washington Metropolitan Area Officials in 1997 ? Selected as team Most Valuable Player following his senior season ? Played in the 1998 Mason-Dixon All-Star Game, showcasing the top senior talent in Maryland and Pennsylvania ? Also the leading scorer on the Potomac basketball team as a senior with 363 points ? Totaled 1,095 points in his high school basketball career ? Earned second team All-State honors as a junior, after ranking second in Prince Georges County in scoring ? Team captain in both football and basketball.
Personal: Full name is Edward Oliver Brady, III ? Son of Gwendolyn and Edward Brady, Jr. ? Born May 26, 1980, in Washington, D.C. ? Majoring in Legal Studies.
Brady's Rushing Statistics
Brady?s Career Highs
Rushing Yards 38 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Rushing Attempts 7 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Long Run 18 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Touchdowns Rushing 1 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 Long Touchdown Run 18 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99 All-Purpose Yards 38 vs. Northeastern, 10/9/99