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Brian Linthicum - NFL Draft Profile

Team
Round
Selection
PositionTight End
SchoolMichigan State
YearSR
Born11/28/1987
Height6-5
Weight245
High SchoolSt. Anne's-Belfield (Charlottesville, Virginia)
2011 Second Team All-Big Ten selection...Had career highs in receptions (31) and yards (364) in 2011...Set single game career-highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (115) in 2012 Outback Bowl...Transferred from Clemson after playing freshman season with the Tigers...860 career yards on 69 receptions in 39 career games...2012 Senior Bowl invitee...Strong, athletic frame...Good hands...Strong body control...Reliable blocker...Adapts well to different coverages...Average speed and is not a strong route runner.

2011 Season Stats
 Wk.Opp.Rec.YardsTDAvgResult
1vs. Youngstown St21105.5W 28-6
2vs. Fla Atlantic0000W 44-0
3at Notre Dame1808L 31-13
4vs. Central Mich1505W 45-7
5at Ohio State0000W 10-7
7vs. Michigan222011W 28-14
8vs. Wisconsin358019.3W 37-31
9at Nebraska21608L 24-3
10vs. Minnesota21407W 31-24
11at Iowa571014.2W 37-21
12vs. Indiana21206W 55-3
13at Northwestern331010.3W 31-17
14vs. Wisconsin1101L 42-39
17at Georgia7115016.4W 33-30
Collegiate Career
 SeasonRec.YardsTDAvg
201131364011.7
201018230112.8
200920266213.3

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