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#32 Scott Lutrus

Redshirt Sophomore
6-2, 225
Brookfield, Conn.

A redshirt sophomore who shifts inside to middle linebacker where he is expected to be the starter.

2007: Named first-team Freshman All-American … Started all 13 games at strongside “Husky” linebacker and ranked third on the team with 107 tackles including 62 solo stops … Recorded eight TFLs, including a sack … Intercepted four passes, returning a school-record two for touchdowns … Named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week in consecutive weeks vs. Louisville and USF, becoming the first defensive player to do so outright in the league since Nate Webster of Miami in 1999 … Made nine stops at West Virginia (Nov. 24) including a TFL … Had 11 tackles against Rutgers (Nov. 3) … Had eight tackles against USF and returned an interception 23 yards for a touchdown … Recorded 18 tackles against Louisville (Oct. 19), including a TFL, while making an interception to earn both BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors and the defensive game ball … At Pittsburgh (Sept. 22), recorded nine tackles, one for a loss, and broke up a pass … Earned the defensive game ball against Maine (Sept. 8) for making six stops, including 1.5 TFLs, and returning an interception 25 yards for a touchdown … .In his collegiate debut at Duke (Sept. 1), made eight tackles, including a TFL, while also intercepting a pass.

2006: Redshirted…Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Syracuse game (Nov. 18)…Was the star of the 2007 Blue-White Spring Game, making three interceptions, returning one of them 91 yards for a touchdown…Also made nine tackles, one behind the team leader.

High School: Named All-State by the New Haven Register…Team captain who also earned All-Area and All-Conference honors…Had 232 rushes for 2,017 yards in his senior year - good for second in the state…Also had 15 receptions for 249 yards and four touchdowns…Returned a kickoff for a touchdown…On defense, had 63 tackles, a sack and four interceptions, two returned for touchdowns…Led the state in scoring with 204 points…Brookfield went 12-1 his senior year, winning the South-West Conference Championship Game and advancing to the state Class SS finals…Named MVP of the conference championship game…Also lettered in lacrosse for four years…Has an overall grade point average of 3.3 and had a 4.0 grade point average in the first quarter of his senior year.

Personal Profile: Scott James Lutrus…Born on April 23, 1988…An exploratory major.


2007 13-13 62 45 107 1-5 8-22 4 2
Totals 13-13 62 45 107 1-5 8-22 4 2


Most Tackles: 18, vs. Louisville, 10/19/07

Most TFL:      1.5, vs. Maine, 9/8/07

Most Sacks:   1, vs. Akron 9/30/07
Most INT:      1, 4x, last vs. USF 10/27/07

Longest INT Return:  25, vs. Maine, 9/8/07



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