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James Brindley

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 196 | College: Utah State
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2008 Season

Started 10 games while playing in all 12 … Snared three interceptions, which led USU and was tied for eighth in the WAC along with tied for 96th in NCAA … The 90 return yards was was second in the WAC and No. 10 on USU single-season list … Also made 75 tackles (44 solo, 31 assists), which was third for USU and tops for an Aggie defensive back, ranking 14th in the WAC statistics … Had season-high 10 tackles in a game twice, in season-opener at UNLV and vs. Fresno State, which was tied for fifth among USU's single-game bests … Also had 3.5 tackles for loss as well as two pass break-ups … Had interception in Idaho, Boise State and New Mexico State games.

2007 Season

Started 11 of 12 games played … Third on team with 84 tackles including 1.5 TFL … Shared team lead with three INT's with Roy Hurst, but led squad with 96 INT return yards, a total that ranked fourth in the WAC … Registered double-digit tackle outings in five of USU's last seven games of year including season-best 15 stops at Idaho … Ranked tied for fourth in WAC with two fumble recoveries.

2006 Season

Saw time as a backup safety as well as on special teams … Finished the year with 22 tackles, including an assist on a tackle for loss … Broke up one pass, while forcing two fumbles and recovering one … Made five tackles against Utah and matched that with five at Boise State … Forced and recovered a fumble on the same play at Boise State … Also forced a fumble at San Jose State.

High School

Was a second-team all-state selection by Calhisports.com … Earned second-team all-Norcal honors as well … Was a first-team all-section and all-Sacramento honoree … Named the Metro Conference Defensive Most Valuable Player and tabbed as his team's MVP … Recorded 95 tackles with three interceptions, two sacks, and two fumble recoveries as a senior … Returned 18 punts for 330 yards and two touchdowns, while also returning eight kickoffs for 214 yards and another score … Offensively he had 22 rushes for 160 yards and two touchdowns and 10 receptions for 189 yards and a score … Team was 12-1 and won its sectional championship … Was a first-team all-conference selection as a junior and earned honorable mention all-Sacramento and all-state underclassmen honors … Also competed in basketball and track.


Born Feb. 1, 1988 at Beale Air Force Base in California … Son of George Brindley … Has four siblings … Plans to major in business … Hobbies include snowboarding and playing the guitar … From same hometown and high school as USU teammates OL Brennan McFadden and P/PK Chris Ulinski.


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