A fifth-year senior who has become a fixture at tight end for UConn the past several seasons.
Career: Has started 19 of his 35 career games played at tight end ... Has 48 career catches for 546 yards with four touchdowns.
2007: Played in 12 of UConn's 13 games, missing only the Syracuse game (Nov. 17) due to injury ... Started each of the nine games out of those 12 which UConn opened with a tight end ... Caught 26 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns ... Had four catches for 55 yards and a score against Rutgers (Nov. 3) ... Shared the offensive game ball with the offensive line for his blocking work in the win over USF (Oct. 27), a game in which he also caught a touchdown pass ... One of his two catches at Virginia (Oct. 13) was good for a score ... Had a season-high 62 receiving yards against Akron (Sept. 29) on three catches ... Scored a touchdown in the season-opener at Duke (Sept. 1).
2006: Played in all 12 games with starts in each of the 10 when UConn employed a tight end on its first play ... Caught 19 passes for 216 yards ... Had at least one reception in every game but Louisville (Dec. 2) ... His three catches against Cincinnati (Nov. 25) included a season-long 23-yard grab ... Had a season-high four receptions at Syracuse (Nov. 18) for 39 yards ... Had a season-high 42 yards on two 21-yard catches against Army (Oct. 14) ... Also had two-catch games against Wake Forest (Sept. 16) and USF (Oct. 7).
2005: Appeared in all 11 games as a backup tight end and on special teams ... Caught three passes for 44 yards ... Also made three tackles in coverage ... Catches came against Liberty (Sept. 10), Syracuse (Oct. 7) and USF (Nov. 26).
2004: Redshirted ... Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to both the Army (Sept. 25) and Syracuse (Oct. 30) games.
High School: Was twice named 3A All-State in Pennsylvania, once at linebacker and once as an athlete, and also made the Academic All-State team as a senior ... A two time All-Conference and Sunbury Daily Item All-Anthracite Area pick ... The Daily Item's Player of the Year ... Named to the WNEP Super 16 Dream Team for the Scranton Area ... Carried the ball 102 times as a senior for 775 yards with 14 touchdowns, while catching 24 passes for 459 yards and seven TDs ... As a junior, had 148 carries for 842 yards with 10 touchdowns while making 43 catches for 534 yards and three touchdowns ... A two-time team captain ... Member of the National Honor Society starting in his sophomore year.
Personal Profile: Steven Joseph Brouse ... Born on January 13, 1986 ... Brother, Matt, was an offensive tackle at Youngstown State ... A history major.
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