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#22 Nathan Broussard
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 235
Year: Junior
Hometown: Plano, TX
High School: Plano West HS
Experience: 1 Letter
CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Changed to his current No. 22 beginning with 2012 spring practices after wearing No. 32 in his first campaign with the Cal program in 2011 … ranks fourth among Cal’s active career players in sacks (3.0) and sack yardage (-21 yards), and tied for fourth in tackles for loss yardage (-23 yards) with all of his stats coming as a redshirt freshman in 2012.

2013: Recorded five tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (game-high -9 yards) in the spring game, with the tackle for loss accounting for one point in a scoring system that rewarded the defense for certain plays … listed as one of two players sharing the No. 2 ‘WILL’ position on the preseason depth chart.

2012 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in 11 games with four starts, recording 18 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss (-23 yards) and 3.0 sacks (-21 yards) … second on the team in sack yardage, while he was tied for third in sacks and tackle for loss yardage … started the first three games of his career in consecutive fashion at Washington State, vs. Stanford and at Utah, while also taking the first snap on defense in the season finale at Oregon State … had at least 0.5 sacks and tackles for loss in four consecutive contests vs. Arizona State, vs. UCLA, at Washington State and vs. Stanford … posted a career-high five tackles vs. Oregon … had the biggest sack of his career with a 13-yarder among his three tackles at Washington State, also adding his lone career quarterback hurry … had three tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-2 yards) vs. Southern Utah … picked up two tackles and a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss (-3 yards) and 1.0 sack (-3 yards) in a victory over Pac-12 Southern Division champion UCLA … also had two tackles vs. Stanford, adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-3 yards) and 0.5 sacks (-3 yards) … had single tackles vs. Arizona State, at Utah and at Oregon State, adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-2 yards) and 0.5 sacks (-2 yards) against the Sun Devils … had one tackle in the spring game.

2011: Redshirted … did not play … named Scout Team Player of the Year on special teams.

PLANO WEST HS: A three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... ESPN listed him as the nation's No. 35 inside linebacker in the 2011 recruiting class, while he was rated as a defensive end at No. 143 nationally by Scout ... posted four-year career totals of 178 tackles, 5.0 sacks and an interception … recorded 60 tackles, 2.0 sacks and one pass breakup as a 2010 senior to earn first-team All-District 8/5A honors and second-team All-Collin County recognition ... was a District 8/5A honorable mention choice as a 2009 junior when he had 69 tackles, 0.5 sacks, five pass breakups and a fumble recovery ... contributed 41 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one interception and one pass breakup in his 2008 sophomore season to earn District 8/5A Defensive Newcomer of the Year and second-team All-Collin County selections ... also a shot put and discus thrower on the track and field squad for his last three seasons from 2009-11.

OTHER: Full name is Nathan Gabriel Broussard … born August 29, 1993 … parents are Rhett and Lisa Broussard … intended major is American studies.

Tackles: 5 (vs. Oregon, 2012)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (twice, last at Washington State, 2012)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 13 (at Washington State, 2012)
Sacks: 1.0 (twice, last at Washington State, 2012)
Sack Yards: 13 (at Washington State, 2012)
Quarterback Hurries: 1 (at Washington State, 2012)

LAST UPDATED: July 11, 2013

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