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  Brian Price
Brian Price

Player Profile

South Central LA, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300




2009 - Starter in all 13 games ... Named first-team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association and SI.com; second-team by the Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Phil Steele and scout.com; third-team by Associated Press ... Selected Pac-10 Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Pac-10 ... Semifinalist for the Bednarik Award (nation's top defender) and a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy (nation's best defender on and off the field) ... On the watch list for the Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy and Lombardi Trophy ... Named co-defensive winner of UCLA's Henry R. Red Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player ... Ranked No. 3 in the NCAA and No. 1 in the Pac-10 with 23.5 tackles for loss ... His average of 1.81 TFL per game ranked No. 4 in the NCAA and led the Pac-10 (No. 2 ranked player in Pac-10 was at 1.29) ... Led the team with 23.5 tackles for loss and 7.0 sacks (9th in the Pac-10) ... His season total of 23.5 TFL ranks second in school history and is the best mark ever by a Bruin defensive tackle ... Made three tackles, one for loss, in the opener against San Diego State ... At Tennessee, he made a career-best two quarterback sacks and two other tackles for loss among his five total stops on the day ... Against Kansas State, he made three tackles ... Had two tackles, both for loss, at Stanford ... Versus Oregon, he recorded four stops, including a 21-yard sack, plus a second tackle for loss ... Had four tackles against Cal, including 1.5 for loss and 1.0 sacks ... Made two tackles, one for loss, at Arizona ... Had one tackle assist (0.5 for loss) at Oregon State ... Totaled four tackles against Washington, including 1.0 sacks and 1.5 tackles for loss ... At Washington State, he made four tackles, tying for the team lead, including 3.0 for loss ... Made four tackles for loss versus Arizona State and had 2.0 sacks in his career-high six stops ... Also forced a fumble that was returned for a touchdown and recovered a fumble and broke up one pass ... At USC, he registered five tackles, 2.0 for loss and forced a fumble ... Had five stops, one for loss, in the bowl win over Temple.

2008 - Starter in all 12 games ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection by the league's coaches ... On the pre-season Watch List for the 2008 Lombardi Award ... All-Pac-10 pick by ESPN.com ... First-team Sophomore All-American by collegefootballnews.com ... Third-team all-conference selection by Phil Steele's College Football magazine ... Led the team with 14.0 tackles for loss (12 in the last nine games) and was seventh in the Pac-10 (T-46th) with 1.17 tackles for loss ... Second on the team with 4.5 sacks (T-14th in Pac-10, 0.38) ... Has made 21 tackles for loss in his last 16 games (1.31) dating back to 2007 season ... Credited with four tackles, two for loss against Tennessee ... Did not record a stop at BYU ... Made two tackles versus Arizona ... Recorded four tackles, one for loss, an interception (which led to a field goal) and a blocked PAT that UCLA returned for two points against Fresno State ... Also played on offense as a fullback in goal line situations ... Made two tackles versus Washington State, one a five-yard sack and the other a five-yard loss on a run ... Played on offense as a goal line situation blocking back ... Had three tackle assists at Oregon, including 0.5 sacks and another for 0.5 tackles for loss ... Played fullback on goalline situations ... Had four tackles versus Stanford, including an eight-yard sack ... Played fullback on goalline situations ... Recorded a sack and two other tackles for loss among his five stops at Cal ... Made two tackles versus Oregon State ... Made three tackles, one for a sack and a second for a loss at Washington ... Had four tackles, one for loss at Arizona State ... Forced a fumble versus USC which set up a touchdown and made two tackles, one for loss ... Winner of UCLA's Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player vs. USC.

2007 - Played in the last 10 games of the season, with five starts ... Missed the first three contests due to paperwork issues with the NCAA Clearinghouse ... Earned second-team Freshman All-America honors from rivals.com and scout.com and honorable mention from The Sporting News ... Made The Sporting News Pac-10 All-Freshman team ... Named the defensive winner of UCLA's John Boncheff, Jr. Memorial Award for Rookie of the Year ... Ranked 10th in the Pac-10 in fumbles forced (0.2) average ... Made his first appearance of the season versus Washington (game 4) and his first start at Washington State (game 8) ... Also started against Arizona and Arizona State, making five tackles, including two for loss, versus the Sun Devils ... Came off the bench against Oregon and made two tackles, including his first sack and an assist for loss ... Against USC, he started and had one tackle assist for loss ... In the Las Vegas Bowl, he started and had four tackles, three for loss ... Also forced a fumble which led to a touchdown.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three years in football at Los Angeles' Crenshaw HS for coach Robert Garrett ... Parade All-American ... Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game ... Earned five stars from scout.com ... Ranked No. 5 nationally among defensive tackles by rivals.com ... Rated No. 50 player in nation by scout.com ...Earned four stars from rivals.com ... Member of Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team ... Orange County Register Fab 15 ... Named third-team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports ... Named Los Angeles City Section Defensive Player of the Year in 2006 ... Coliseum League Defensive MVP ...Had 85 tackles, 17 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, four forced fumbles, and two recovered fumbles while battling double and triple teams in 2006 ... Team captain ... As a junior, made 111 tackles, including 22 sacks and was Coliseum League Defensive MVP ... Also lettered in baseball (three years) for coach Dennis and track (one year) for coach Decker.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Brian Larisso Price ... Born: April 10, 1989 in Los Angeles, CA ... Parents: Frank and Jeanetta Price ... Has six sisters --- Bridget, Asia, Brittnei, Tiffanie, Zamariae, and Jada ... Lists one of his biggest thrills in sports as being named to the U.S. Army All-American team ... Lists former NFL star Reggie White as the player he admires and patterns his style of play after ... Drawing is a hobby ... Favorite class is English ... Interested in a career in computer design ... Director's Honor Roll in Fall 2007 ... History major.



















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Tackles: 6 v. Arizona State, 2009
Sacks: 2.0 vs. Arizona State, 2009; at Tennessee, 2009
Tackles for loss: 4 vs. Arizona State, 2009; at Tennessee, 2009