Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Copeland Bryan
Copeland Bryan


San Jose, Calif.

High School:
Bellarmine Prep

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 235




Arizona: 2L... Expected to contend for a starting role at defensive end in 2004... Returns with 10 starts at end as a sophomore in '03... Began fall camp as an outside linebacker before UA shelved its 3-4 plans and changed defenses after camp... Finished with 29 tackles including 2.5 for losses and half a sack, plus knocked down three passes... Career-high six tackles against co-national champion USC... Had a breakout year as a redshirt freshman in 2002... Started three games and played in 11 games... Finished the season with 26 total tackles (15 solo), 7.5 tackles for loss (-27 yards) and five sacks (-20 yards)... Second on the team in tackles for loss behind Lance Briggs (10.5) and second in sacks behind fellow linebacker Joe Siofele (5.5 sacks)... Awarded a scholarship at the end of the season for his efforts at defensive end... Tallied five tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and two sacks in the Arizona State game... Had two solo hits, including a tackle for loss in the California game... Finished with five tackles, including a tackle for loss, against UCLA... Had three tackles and a sack at Oregon State... Tallied five tackles, a tackle for loss and a sack versus Washington State... Had three tackles at Stanford... Had a sack for a loss in the Washington game... Had two tackles for loss and assisted on a sack against Oregon... Redshirted in 2001 after walking on to the team at the start of fall camp... Worked with the defensive scout team for much of the season.

High School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Calif., 2001... Earned two football letters for coach Mike Janda... Played tight end, offensive tackle and defensive end... Also earned two letters in track and field (triple jump, long jump, hurdles and 400 yards)... National Scholar-Athlete ... Works as a counselor for track and football camps in San Jose, Calif.

Bryan's Career Stats

Year	G-GS	UT	AT	TT	TFL	Sacks
2002	11-3	15	11	26	7.5-27	5.0-20
2003    12-10   19      10      29      2.5-10   .5-4
Total   23-13   34      21      55      10-37   5.5-24