Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#77 Eben Britton
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 310
Year: Junior
Hometown: Burbank, Calif.
High School: John Burroughs HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Outland Trophy Watch List - 2008

Arizona: 2L... Britton will be a key for Arizona in 2008 both up front and as a team leader... 2008 Outland Trophy watch list selection... Elite-level talent with versatility on either side but likely the right tackle for a third consecutive year... Second-team All-Pacific-10 Conference honors in 2007... Has been UA's most consistent performer in the trenches for two years and has the potential to be one of UA's best ever at the tackle position... second-team All-America and honorable mention All-Pac-10 honors in 2006... Started all 12 games and played the distance as a redshirt freshman in 2006... Redshirted in 2005 as a tackle, although he made some road trips as emergency option... One of the team's early recruits in the class of 2005...

Career: 24 games, 24 starts

High School: John Burroughs, Ridgecrest, Calif., 2005... Earned Los Angeles Times all-region San Fernando Valley honors...Received votes in the Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West poll ... SuperPrep All-America and No. 37 offensive line prospect... PrepStar All-West... Max Emfinger national top 35 quickside tackles list, 4 stars... Participated in the CaliFlorida All-Star game player in January `05 in Miami as one of the nation's top prep stars... Cal-Hi Sports second-team All-State... A big presence who also played basketball... Targeted by numerous west coast schools, he played right tackle for two years and left tackle as a senior... Foothill League co-Lineman of the Year in 2004... Shot put and discus school records holder... Two varsity track letters and three in football... O-line MVP senior year as a team captain...

Personal: Academic major is creative writing... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic honors in 2006...Son of Jeff and Abbie Britton of Los Angeles... Mother is a Columbia graduate and a journalist and business owner, father is a painter... Honor Roll student and scholar-athlete award winner four consecutive years in high school... Brother, Gus, is a jumps specialist in track... Father played basketball on scholarship at Jacksonville... Has helped mother's personal training business by working with other student-athletes, and comes from a family of athletes, actors, writers and painters... Date of birth: Oct. 14, 1987, in Brooklyn, N.Y.