|| Brian Bulcke
Feature Stories: 8/30/10 in San Francisco Chronicle | 10/22/10 in Stanford Gameday |
AT STANFORD: Veteran defensive lineman who is slated for starting duty at defensive end, along with Matt Masifilo...competitive, hard-working player who has made great strides since arriving at Stanford...has played in 35 career games and has made nine starts over the last four seasons, compiling 51 tackles and 5.0 sacks...Stanford's only player from Canada and the eighth Canadian in the program's history...is one of 12 foreign-born players to have played football at Stanford...was the sixth overall selection in the 2010 CFL Canadian college draft by the Edmonton Eskimos.
2009 (SENIOR): Played in the first four games of the season before a thumb injury sidelined him for the remainder of the year...had five tackles in four games, including two solo efforts...had solo stops at Washington State and Wake Forest to start the year...had three assisted tackles against Washington.
2008 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games and made six starts...was in the starting lineup for for the first three games against Oregon State, Arizona State and TCU and also earned starts against Notre Dame, Arizona and California...saw time at both defensive tackle and nose guard...finished the campaign with a career-high 18 tackles (10 solo) and one fumble recovery...finished with 4.0 sacks, which all came over the last five games of the season...had a career-high 2.0 sacks at UCLA...had a season best 3.0 tackles in three games (TCU, UCLA, Washington State).
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games and earned starts at defensive tackle for the last two games of the season vs. Notre Dame and California...finished the season with nine total tackles, including four solo efforts...also registered his first career sack in the Notre Dame game...finished with three tackles at Washington State...made his second career start the following week against Notre Dame and responded with three stops...missed spring workouts following off-season shoulder surgery.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Played in eight of 12 games as a true freshman and made one start to earn his first varsity letter...finished the year with 19 tackles, including seven solo stops...inserted into the starting lineup at linebacker for the third game of the season vs. Navy...registered a career-high 14 tackles vs. the Midshipmen which represented the second-highest total recorded by a Cardinal defender on the season...injuries limited his playing time throughout the year.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Regarded as one of the top three prospects in Canada...played defensive end and offensive guard for St. Anne High School in Windsor, Ontario...four-year starter on both sides of the ball and served as team captain as a senior...named All-Ontario offensive guard by Weir's Magazine...named the conference defensive MVP as a senior after finishing the year with 54 tackles, including seven sacks...was the youngest defensive starter on Team Ontario's 2004 national championship team...played four years with the Essex Ravens of the Ontario Varsity Football League (summer club)...started all four years and was team captain his final three...accounted for 57 tackles and a league-leading 9.5 sacks while being named the league's defensive lineman of the year...tallied 564 tackles, 66 sacks, 15 pass breakups, seven blocked kicks, 11 forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries in 78 career games in high school and summer league...two-time recipient of the Ontario Tackle Football Excellence Award...named his summer league team's top academic player...majoring in mechanical engineering.
Tackles: 14 vs. Navy, Sept. 16, 2006
Tackles for Loss: 2.0 at UCLA, Oct. 18, 2008
Sacks: 2.0 at UCLA, Oct. 18, 2008