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Brennan Scarlett
Player Profile:
Brennan Scarlett 1250455
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 260
Year: Junior
Hometown: Portland, OR
High School: Central Catholic HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Twitter: @bscarlett17 | @calfootball
Instagram: b.scar | cal_football

Career Stats
Game Logs: 
2014 | 2012 | 2011

Scarlett played in 17 games with 14 starts over four seasons with the program and contributed career totals of 54 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss (-42 yards), 4.5 sacks (-34 yards), three pass breakups, three forced fumbles and six quarterback hurries. Scarlett showed flashes of greatness throughout his Cal career including his healthiest season in 2012 when he registered career highs of 40 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (-23 yards), 2.5 sacks (-17 yards) two forced fumbles and three quarterback hurries (tied for the team lead). But he was plagued by injuries throughout much of his Cal career, missing the entire 2013 season as well as significant portions of the 2011 and 2014 campaigns. Scarlett transferred to Stanford for his final season of collegiate eligibility in 2015 after graduating from Cal’s prestigious Haas School of Business in May of 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
 
After Cal
► Has transferred to Stanford for the 2015 fall semester to use his final season of collegiate eligibility
 
Cal Career (2011-14)
► Played in 17 games with 14 starts over four seasons with the program but missed the entire 2013 campaign and significant portions of the 2011 and 2014 seasons due to injury
► Registered career totals of 54 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss (-42 yards), 4.5 sacks (-34 yards), three pass breakups, three forced fumbles and six quarterback hurries
► Had his healthiest season in 2012 when he played in and started a career-high nine of the team’s 12 games and registered career highs of 40 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (-23 yards), 2.5 sacks (-17 yards) two forced fumbles and three quarterback hurries (tied for the team lead)
► Had a career-high and team-game high 12 tackles in the season-opening game against Nevada a 2012 sophomore, while his 2.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack vs. both Arizona State and Washington also in his sophomore tied for his career highs while he equaled the sack career bests in games vs. Sacramento State and at Arizona as a 2014 junior
► Twice recorded a career-high-tying 10 tackle for loss yards as a 2012 sophomore vs. Arizona State and a 2014 junior at Arizona, while he also had a career-high 10 sack yards at Arizona
► Had a career-high two quarterback hurries in the final game of his Cal career at Washington State
► Twice earned Pac-12 All-Academic honors, making the second team as a 2014 junior after an honorable mention selection in his 2012 sophomore season
► Graduated from Cal’s prestigious Haas School of Business in May of 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration

Junior (2014)
► Started the first five games of the campaign before suffering a season-ending injury at Washington State in what would end up being his last game at Cal
► Registered 10 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss (-19 yards), 2.0 sacks (career-high-tying -17 yards), one pass breakup, three quarterback hurries and one forced fumble to rank tied for second on the team in the sack yards and forced fumbles, third in sack yards and fourth in tackle for loss yards
► Recorded a season-high four tackles as well as 0.5 tackles for loss (-2 yards) and one quarterback hurry vs. Colorado
► Had three tackles and one pass breakup in a season-opening win at Northwestern
► Picked up solo sacks at Arizona (-10 yards) and vs. Sacramento State (-7) that also equaled the best by a Cal player in 2014 and a season-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss with the sack against the Hornets also forcing a fumble
► Had one tackle and a career-high two quarterback hurries at Washington State before suffering the season-ending injury in his final game at Cal
► Earned second-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors
► Team season captain and also served as a game captain at Arizona
► Fourth-team preseason All-Pac-12 according to Phil Steele
► Returned to action in the spring for the first time since the 2012 season after missing all of the 2013 campaign and spring practices due to injury
► Had one tackle, 1.0 sack (-3 yards) and 1.0 tackle for loss (-3 yards) in the spring game
 
Junior (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play during the regular season and missed all of the team’s spring practices due to injury
► Named as a “Cal Player to Watch” by Lindy’s prior to the season
► Named a Jonathan and Judy Hoff Scholar-Athlete of the Week for April 7-13, 2014

Sophomore (2012)
► Started and played in career highs of nine games
► Registered career-highs of 40 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (career-high -23 yards) and 2.5 sacks (career-high-tying -17 yards)
► Ranked tied for third on the team in tackle for loss yards, fifth in tackles for loss and sack yards, and tied for fifth in sacks
► Shared the team lead with two forced fumbles, while adding a career-high-tying three quarterbacks hurries to rank tied for second and a career-high two pass breakups to rank sixth
► Led or co-led the team in tackles for loss three times with 2.0 vs. Arizona State and Washington and 1.0 at Ohio State
► Posted a career-high and team co-leading 12 tackles in the season opener vs. Nevada, adding 0.5 tackles for loss (-2 yards) and his first career forced fumble
► Had six tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) at Ohio State
► Had five-tackle games both vs. Arizona State and Washington, adding a career-high-tying 2.0 tackles for loss (-10 yards vs. Arizona State; -6 yards vs. Washington) and a career-high-tying 1.0 sack (-9 yards vs. Arizona State; -4 yards vs. Washington) in each contest as well as one forced fumble and one quarterback hurry against the Huskies
► Posted four tackles and his first career pass breakup at USC
► Had three tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss (-4 yards) and 0.5 sacks (-4 yards) vs. Southern Utah
► Had two tackles both at Washington State and vs. Oregon, adding one quarterback hurry and one pass breakup against the Ducks
► Had one tackle and his first career quarterback hurry in a win over South Division champion UCLA
► Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic
► Missed spring practices due to injury

Freshman (2011)
► Played in three games off the bench in the season opener vs. Fresno State, vs. Presbyterian and vs. Utah before suffering a season-ending injury
► Recorded four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-0 yards)
► Had season highs of three tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-0 yards) in his last game of the season vs. Utah
► Had one tackle in the season opener vs. Fresno State
► Named the nation’s No. 23 freshman defensive lineman by Phil Steele prior to the season, while checking in as the nation’s No. 26 defensive lineman recruit and the No. 28 overall Pac-12 recruit according to Athlon
► Cal’s No. 1 recruit according to Sporting News and Lindy’s No. 2 recruit overall from the state of Oregon before the beginning of the campaign

Central Catholic HS (Class of 2011)
► Selected for the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl following his 2010 senior season but did not play due to injury
► A Prepstar and SuperPrep All-American as a senior, posting 31 tackles in the first two games before suffering an injury that forced him to miss all but one other game in the campaign
► Had 59 tackles, 6.0 sacks, one interception, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries on defense as a 2009 junior, adding 17 catches for 343 yards receiving and seven TDs for a squad that finished 8-3 overall and 6-1 in conference games to take a share of the 6A Mt. Hood title
► Contributed 43 tackles, 4.0 sacks, four pass breakups and three forced fumbles during his 2008 sophomore campaign to help lead his squad to a 9-2 overall mark and a league crown
► Qualified for the Oregon State playoffs in each of the four sports he played as a prep – football, basketball, swimming, and track and field
► A first-team All-State selection during the state basketball playoffs as a 2010-11 senior
► Recipient of the National Federation of High School Awards for Excellence as a senior
► Selected for a Scholar Student Award by the prestigious Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland during his junior campaign

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2011)
► Picked up four and a half stars from Tom Lemming, as well as four by ESPN, Rivals and Scout
► Listed among the nation's top defensive ends by Rivals (No. 9), Lemming (No. 10), ESPN (No. 15) and Scout (No. 22), while SuperPrep had him as the No. 30 overall defensive lineman in the country
► Selected among the top players overall in the country by Sporting News (No. 73), Lemming (No. 84) and Rivals (No. 138)
► Rivals listed him as the No. 2 player overall in the state of Oregon
 
Other
► Full name is Brennan William Scarlett
► Born July 31, 1993
► Parents are Paul and Susan Scarlett

Scarlett's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 12 (vs. Nevada, 2012)
Tackles For Loss: 2.0 (twice, last vs. Washington, 2012)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 10 (twice, last at Arizona, 2014)
Sacks: 1.0 (four times, last at Arizona, 2014)
Sack Yards: 10 (at Arizona, 2014)
Forced Fumbles: 1 (three times, last vs. Sacramento State, 2014)
Quarterback Hurries: 2 (at Washington State, 2014)
Pass Breakups: 1 (three times, last at Northwestern, 2014)

Last Updated
June 7, 2015

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