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  Derek Bradford

Derek Bradford

Player Profile

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Camby, Ind.

High School:
Mooresville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
LB

2008: Played in all 11 games for the Bulldogs...finished the season with 27 solo tackles and 21 assists...had two interceptions returned for a total of 94 yards...had a career-high seven tackles against Missouri S&T...Had six tackles and a 89-yard interception return for a touchdown while time expired in the first half against Valparaiso...Named Pioneer Football League defensive player of the week against Valparaiso.

2007: Played in 10 games...had a career-high three tackles, including a quarterback sack, against Albion...recorded his first career pass interception against Albion.

2006: Did not see varsity action during his first season with the Bulldogs...received Butler's "Unsung Hero" award for Special Teams performance on the scout team...

Personal: Chemistry major...born 8/8/87...son of Dave and Carol Bradford...High School: All-league linebacker at Mooresville High School...team captain as a senior...ranked among the central Indiana leaders with 139 total tackles in 2005...had four quarterback sacks as a senior...member of the high school baseball team for four straight years...earned three varsity football letters...High School Coach: Mark Bless.