Third-year member of the squad as a defensive back • outstanding athlete who is expected to start at the strong safety spot again this fall • joins LB Pat Callaway and DL Vince Hollerman as only UD returning players who started every game in 2013 • can also play corner and can return kicks and punts • has played in 23 career games with 12 starts and recorded 57 tackles, two pass breakups, and three interceptions.
Started all 12 games at strong safety for Blue Hens • ranked ninth on the team with 45 tackles, including 34 solo stops • also had one tackle for loss and two pass breakups • ranked No. 2 on the team with three interceptions • intercepted two passes in the win over Wagner and one on the goal line vs. Richmond • recorded a season and career-high six tackles each vs. Delaware State and William & Mary • had five stops vs. Jacksonville and James Madison • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week vs. Wagner • Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll • did not see action in spring due to injury.
One of just five true freshmen to see action for the Blue Hens • played in all 11 games as a backup safety and on special teams • recorded 12 tackles on the season, including three solo stops • had career-high five tackles at Old Dominion in late October and also recorded three stops in career debut vs. West Chester • returned three kickoffs for 55 yards on the season (18.3 avg.), including a season-long 26-yarder vs. Rhode Island • CAA Academic Honor Roll.
Outstanding athlete who played defensive back for head coach Jeff Webb at Fleming Island High School • two-time All-State selection • two-time member of the Florida Times Union All-First Coast team • named to the Florida Times Union Super 24 Team as a senior • rated by Rivals.com as one of the top 160 players in the state of Florida • served as team captain and was voted team Most Valuable Player as a senior • intercepted 12 passes over his final two seasons, returning five for touchdowns • also returned five kickoffs and punts for touchdowns as a senior in 2011 • led team to a record of 21-4 over his final two seasons • team went 12-1 and advanced to regionals in 2010 and posted a 9-3 record and advanced to the second round of the state tournament in 2011 • rated a 2-Star Prospect by Rivals.com.
Craig Robert Brodsky ("brahd-ski") • born June 3, 1993 in Jacksonville, Fla. • son of Rob and Dana Brodsky • has one younger sister • honor student as a health behavior science major with a minor in coaching at Delaware • aspires to become a coach • father played college football at The Citadel in 1985-88 and two uncles also played at The Citadel • mother is a graduate of Clemson • attended UD Football Camp as a high school student.
|| Tackles (Solo)
|| 12 (9)
Tackles: 6 vs. Delaware State, William & Mary, 2013
Interceptions: 2 vs. Wagner, 2013