Two year starter played both guard and left tackle ... played in 50 of 51 games during his career with 26 starts ... allowed just two sacks total in 25 games as a junior and senior ... signed with Utah in 2008 but did not enroll until January of 2009.
Second-team All-Pac-12 ... started and played in all 12 games ... started the first two games at right guard and the final 10 at left tackle ... allowed just one sack in 743 plays in the 11 games that were graded (season finale against Colorado was not graded) ... 743 plays ranked second on the line ... 13 knockdowns, seven cuts and two pancakes.
Played and started in all 13 games (12 at right guard and one game at tackle) ... second on the line in regular-season plays (716) and `wins' (583), even while playing just 20 snaps in the regular-season finale after a neck injury ... 81% overall grade ... had Utah's best grade in five games: Montana State (88%, tie), USC (89%), BYU (86%), Washington (84%) and Cal (79%, tie) ... allowed only one sack, the fewest on the line.
Played in 12 games as the line's top reserve and started at left tackle in the Las Vegas Bowl ... missed the Air Force game with a shoulder injury ... 76 total plays in 10 graded games (no grades kept for Air Force, BYU or Boise State) was the most by a reserve ... saw significant time on the line against New Mexico, San Jose State, Iowa State, Colorado State and BYU... highest season grade was 87% (13-of-15 plays) against SJSU ... one cut and one pancake block in 11 games ... also played on special teams.
Played in 13 games, mostly on special teams ... saw action on the line against Louisville, New Mexico and SDSU ... was in 53 plays during the regular season with 39 wins, grading out at 73% ... highest grade of the season was 86% against SDSU.
Two-time first-team all-league, all-North County and all-CIF ... second-team all-state as a senior in 2007 ... Oceanside High (Calif.) 2006 and 2007 Most Valuable Offensive Lineman ... played in the California Bowl All-Star game following his senior season ... team won the 2007 California Division II state bowl ... Oceanside was also the 2005-07 San Diego Section Division II CIF champion and the 2007 Avocado League champ ... Girard prep honor student.
Son of Jim Brenner and Eileen Malik ... father swam for the University of Buffalo and mother played basketball for Cal State San Bernardino ... mother is in the U.S. Marine Corps ... communication major ... full name is Samuel Callaghan Brenner ... born April 27, 1990.