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#54 Brian Urlacher - LB

Brian Urlacher Career NFL Stats 2000-2012
G
SOLOTKL
AST TKL
COMB TKL
SACKS
INT
INT TD
FF
FR
FRTD
182
1,046
315
1,361
41.5
22
2
11
15
2

 

 

Brian Urlacher Childhood

Brian Keith Urlacher was born on May 25, 1978 in Pasco, WA. He is the son of LaVoyda and Bradley Urlacher. His parents parted ways when he was young and his mother relocated to Lovington, NM. Growing up, the athletic potential of Urlacher wasn’t hard to see. He excelled at both basketball and football. However living in a small town in New Mexico had its disadvantages as far as getting exposure. Urlacher would fly under the radar until his athleticism and play making ability made him impossible to ignore.

 

 

Brian Urlacher High School Stats and Awards

Urlacher attended Lovington High School. He was a force on the football field playing a variety of positions. During his senior year, the wide receiver/safety helped his team to an undefeated state title winning season. He earned All-State honors at both of those positions as well. However, he didn’t garner a lot of college attention outside of the state. He did receive one full college scholarship offer and that was from the University of New Mexico which he accepted.

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006

2nd Team: 2010

Pro Bowl Selections
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 2010, 2011
Defensive Player of the Year Award
2005
Achievements

NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year 2000

Member of 2000s All-Decade Team

 

Brian Urlacher College Stats and Notes

Urlacher played for New Mexico from 1997-99. He totaled 442 tackles, 11 sacks, 11 forced fumbles and 3 INTs during his college career. He also played on offense and scored six TDs as a receiver. He was part of a Lobos team that made a bowl game appearance in 1997. Urlacher was a consensus All-American in 1999.

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Urlacher NFL Career Stats and Notes

Urlacher was selected ninth overall in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He spent his entire career with the Bears, which spanned 13 years. He led the Bears to a Super Bowl XLI appearance; however they would fall short to the Indianapolis Colts. A 4-time First Team All-Pro selection and eight-time Pro Bowl selection, Urlacher retired after the 2012 season. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Urlacher 2005 Defensive Player of the Year

Urlacher was tasked with continuing the tradition of the legendary middle linebacker play of the Chicago Bears. Following in the footsteps of greats Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary, Urlacher did his part.


In 2005, Urlacher had 122 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 6 sacks. His play helped the Chicago Bears to a 13-3 record and a division crown. For his spectacular season he was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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