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Jaquan Brisker

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Experience: R

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Penn State

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Biography

Career: Played in 34 career games at Penn State, making 21 starts...Recorded 153 tackles (86 solo), 9.5 tackles for loss, 5 interceptions, 14 pass breakups and a fumble recovery … became the third Penn State defensive back since 2000 to record at least 5.5 tackles for loss in a season.

2021 • SENIOR (+) SEASON: Earned first-team All-America honors from CBS Sports/247Sports, On3 and Pro Football Focus...Tabbed a second-team All-American by the AFCA, Associated Press, FWAA, Phil Steele, Sporting News, USA Today and The Athletic...Accepted an invitation to play in the Reese's Senior Bowl and was named a Reese's Senior Bowl All-American...Selected by coaches and media as a first team All-Big Ten honoree...Earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the Associated Press and Pro Football Focus...Voted Penn State's MVP on defense. Midseason: Named an ESPN Midseason All-American...Tabbed to The Athletic Midseason All-America first team...Selected AP Midseason All-American...Named a semifinalist for the Bednarik and Jim Thorpe Awards. Weekly: Was the Jim Thorpe Award Honorable Mention Player of the Week following the Auburn game (9/18). Preseason: Named a preseason AP All-American second team honoree...Selected to the Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Jim Thorpe Award and Reese's Senior Bowl watch lists...Selected for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Preseason Big Board … started all 12 games...Voted a team captain...Tallied 64 tackles (38 solo), 5.5. tackles for loss, two interceptions, five pass breakups, and a fumble recovery...Posted at least a half tackle for loss in eight of 12 games...Graduated with a degree in communication arts and sciences in December 2021 … finished fourth among Big Ten defensive backs in tackles for loss (5.5) … at Wisconsin (9/4): Tallied four solo tackles and a tackle for loss...Recorded an interception that stopped a Wisconsin drive inside the Penn State 10 in the fourth quarter and returned it 41 yards, a career long return...Added a pass breakup...Named Coaching Staff's Defensive Player of the Week. Ball State (9/11): Recorded two tackles, including a half tackle for loss. Auburn (9/18): Tallied six tackles (3 solo) including a tackle for loss...Added a pass breakup. Villanova (9/25): Recorded a quarterback hurry. Indiana (10/2): Assisted on four tackles...Added a half tackle for loss. at Iowa (10/9): Tied a career high with nine tackles (7 solo)...Recorded a first quarter interception and a pass breakup. Illinois (10/23): Posted eight tackles (7 solo)...Recovered a fumble...Added a pass breakup. at Ohio State (10/30): Tallied three solo tackles. at Maryland (11/6): Posted seven tackles (6 solo) and a tackle for loss. Michigan (11/13): Recorded six tackles with a tackle for loss. Rutgers (11/20): Made a team-high seven tackles and a pass breakup. at Michigan State (11/27): Tallied eight tackles.

2020 • SENIOR SEASON: Earned All-American first team honors from Pro Football Focus...Was an honorable mention All-American by Phil Steele...Named an All-Big Ten third team selection by the coaches and honorable mention by the media...Garnered Pro Football Focus All-Big Ten first team honors...Earned Phil Steele All-Big Ten second team laurels...Named the coaching staff's Defensive MVP along with Jayson Oweh … started all nine games...One of 14 players to make their first career start...Had a team-high six pass breakups...Was third on the team with 57 tackles (33 solo)...Added three tackles for loss (tops among defensive backs) and recorded an interception...Also had two quarterback hurries...Named the Coaching Staff's Defensive Player of the Week vs. Rutgers (12/5) … finished tied for seventh in the Big Ten in pass breakups (6), tied for 11th in passes defended (7), 12th in solo tackles (33) and 15th in total tackles (57; 3rd among defensive backs) … at Indiana (10/24): Tallied three tackles...Recorded first career tackle for loss. Ohio State (10/31): Collected eight tackles, including four solo stops. Maryland (11/7): Recorded six tackles, including four solo...Added a pass breakup at Nebraska (11/14): Collected seven tackles...Added a pass breakup. Iowa (11/21): Tallied eight tackles, including five solo stops...Assisted on a tackle for loss...Added a pass breakup … at Michigan (11/28): Made five tackles. at Rutgers (12/5): Recorded four solo stops...Added two pass breakups, a career best. Michigan State (12/12): Recorded a career-high nine tackles, including six solo...Grabbed his first interception of the season and the third of his career in the first quarter...Registered a career-best 1.5 tackles for loss...Added one pass breakup and two QB hurries. Illinois (12/19): Made seven tackles, including four solo.

2019 • JUNIOR SEASON: Named to the Pro Football Focus All-Big Ten third team. Weekly: Selected to the Pro Football Focus Big Ten Team of the Week first team following the Iowa game (10/12)...Named to the Pro Football Focus Big Ten Team of the Week second team following the Michigan State game (10/26) … appeared in 13 games...One of 34 players to make their Penn State debut...Made 32 tackles (15 solo) while adding two interceptions (tied for the team lead) and three pass breakups … Idaho (8/31): Assisted on one tackle. Buffalo (9/7): Collected seven tackles, including one tackle for loss. at Maryland (9/27): Recorded three tackles. Purdue (10/5): Had one tackle...Recorded first career pass breakup. at Iowa (10/12): Grabbed first career interception in the fourth quarter...Posted one tackle. Michigan (10/19): Secured two tackles and a QB hurry. at Michigan State (10/26): Made two stops...Recorded an interception and returned it 29 yards...Added a pass breakup. at Minnesota (11/9): Posted one tackle. Indiana (11/16): Tallied two tackles. at Ohio State (11/23): Recorded three tackles, including two solo. Rutgers (11/30): Collected four tackles. vs. Memphis (12/28): Notched five tackles and a pass breakup.

2017-18 • LACKAWANNA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Two-time letterman for head coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna Community College...Served as a team captain in 2018...Helped the Falcons win the El Toro Bowl with a perfect 11-0 record and No. 6 national ranking in 2018...Named Defensive Player of the Game at the El Toro Bowl...Selected first-team NJCAA All-America in 2018...Named Northeast Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2018...Selected All-Northeast Football Conference first team as a freshman and sophomore...Was a three-time Northeast Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week in 2018...Led the team with 64 tackles, including 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks, in 2018...Had five pass breakups, a forced fumble and fumble recovery as a sophomore...Registered 54 tackles, six tackles for loss and four interceptions as a freshman...Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN and a three-star recruit by Rivals...Ranked as the No. 4 junior college prospect, No. 1 safety and No. 1 junior college recruit from Pennsylvania by 247Sports...Rated as the No. 18 junior college player by ESPN...Ranked No. 29 junior college prospect by Rivals.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-time letterman for head coach Don Holl at Gateway Senior High School...Was a two-time team captain...Selected to 5A All-WesternPAFootball.net All-State team as a senior...Participated in the PSFCA East/West All-Star Game...Earned first-team All-Big East 5A all-section honors as a junior and senior...Chosen as a two-time team MVP...Tied the school record with 42 receptions for 781 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior...Had five punt return touchdowns in 2016...Lettered two years in basketball...Selected first-team all-section in basketball as a senior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jaquan Monte Brisker...Son of Mijohni Brisker and Jawann Davis...Has four brothers, Shawn Brisker, Tale' Brisker, Jawann Davis and Javon Brisker, and three sisters, Tionna Brisker, Taije' Davis and Adia Brisker...Grandfather, John Brisker, played college basketball at Toledo...Earned his degree in communication arts and sciences.

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