|| Brian Head
Forced to retire as an active player due to injuries on October 13, 2005 Brian has been Stanford's starting center the past two years, but injuries have limited his playing time to 13 of Stanford's 22 games in 2003 and '04 ... When healthy, he has proven to be a quality center capable of leading the Cardinal's offensive line ... He is the oldest and most experienced offensive lineman on the team and Stanford's only lineman playing in his final year of eligibility ... Has played both center and guard in his Cardinal career ... Will be one of the team leaders on offense in 2005 and should play a prominent role on the offensive line.
The 2005 Season: Game-By-Game Statistics
The 2004 Season: Starting center in nine of Stanford's 11 games ... Missed game No. 7 and 8 vs. Oregon and UCLA due to injury ... Earned his third varsity letter.
The 2003 Season: Stanford's starting center for the first four games of the year before a knee injury caused him to miss the final seven games of the year ... He suffered the injury at USC (10/11) in game four ... Was enjoying a productive season and proving to be a solid center before the injury.
The 2002 Season: Versatile offensive lineman who received some playing time in a backup role ... Earned his first varsity letter.
The 2001 Season: Redshirted the season as a true freshman offensive guard ... Suffered a season-ending knee injury prior to the first game of the year.
In High School: A Prep All-American from Centennial High School in Southern California ... Named to PrepStar's All-American Team ... An All-Far West regional selection by SuperPrep ... Named First-Team All-Mountain View League as a senior ... Helped lead Centennial to the CIF Division V Championship as a senior ... Riverside County Pete Lanzi Sportsmanship Award winner ... Two-year team captain ... First-Team All-League as a junior ... Earned varsity letters in swimming, track and wrestling ... Four-year scholar-athlete ... Senior Class President.
Personal Information: Double-major in History and Political Science.
Getting To Know: Brian Head
Nickname: B Head
What people don't know about me is: I am an eagle scout, scuba diver and I am working toward my pilot's license
The reason I love football is: the guys on the team
I pattern my play after: Eric Heitmann
A friend from another college football team is: Ryan Kalil (USC), LaMar Broadway (Hawaii), Mike Bass (Hawaii), Devin Head (Colorado), Terry Richardson (ASU), Danny Foster (CSU), Ryan Phips (Oregon), Terrel Jackson (Oregon) Brandon Minor (San Jose)
The reason I chose Stanford University is: the players
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: to enjoy the time you have with the friends you have
The sports team I followed when I was younger: L.A. Rams
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: skilled
The athlete I admire most is: My Brother
Best book I have read: The Bourne Identity
Favorite food: BEEF
Least Favorite food: Sushi
If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on: steak
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: anything on sports center
Favorite musical group or performer: almost any classic rock, metal or country
If I were not playing college football, I would be: In the Air Force, or scraping barnacles off of boats in the Florida keys
The best advice I ever received was: Don't let the little things bother you, life is too short
The people who had the greatest influence on my life: my parents
The place I'd most like to visit: Anywhere in the South Pacific
The favorite place I've visited: Too many to decide
Hobbies: Flying, Camping, Scuba Diving, Working on my car, reading
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: walking
My advice to youngsters: don't screw around in high school; it determines the rest of you life
My most prized possession: `68 Firebird
Last Updated: February 28, 2006