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    Leon Brockmeier
    Leon Brockmeier

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tallahassee, Fla.

    High School:
    Lincoln

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 306

    Position:
    Offensive Line

    Birthdate:
    01/04/1978

    Eligibility:
    Sr.



    General: Started 35 career games, including 24 in succession ... Missed next-to-last game of 1999 season vs. Michigan State ... One of the reasons why Northwestern led the Big Ten in total offense in 2000 and ranked second in 2001.

    2001: Team?s starting left tackle ... One of four offensive linemen who earned preseason and/or postseason honors ... Named to numerous preseason all-Big Ten teams ... Slated to participate in 2002 Tyco Gridiron All-Star Classic ... Turned in three championship-game performances -- versus Michigan State, Purdue and Illinois ... Helped NU offense rank second in the Big Ten with 442.9 ypg.

    2000: Named Second-Team All-Big Ten by the media and Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the coaches ? Named First-Team All-Big Ten by The Sporting News ? Named the Offensive Player of the Game vs. Illinois ... Helped NU offense rank first in the Big Ten -- 467.9 yards per game ... Offense scored 36.8 ppg, a school record ... Played a key blocking role for Damien Anderson, who ran for a school-record 2,063 yards and finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting ... Helped lead NU to a co-Big Ten title.

    1999: Played in 10 games, starting all 10 at left tackle ... Earned championship performance recognition three times and named big playmaker of the game twice.

    1998: Played in 11 games, starting two ... Started the Iowa game at tight guard and the Michigan game at split tackle.

    1997: Did not see any game action ... Named rookie champion after the Michigan State game.

    High School: A CSPN All-American ... Member of the Florida Super 24 team ... SuperPrep all-region ... First-team all-area ... First-team all-district ... First-team all-state ... Player of the Week four times by the Tallahassee Democrat ... Second-team All-Sunkist Dixie Team ... Recorded 55 pancakes, 67 decleaters and graded out at 91 percent his senior season ... Lincoln finished 10-0 in the regular season and ranked No. 3 in 6A ... Played in the Florida-Georgia All-Star Game ... High school coach was David Wilson ... Member of the honor roll all four years.

    Personal: Born Leon Edward Brockmeier on 1/4/78 ... Son of Ed Brockmeier and Dorothy Brockmeier ... Brother, Cyril, played offensive tackle for Tulane ... Communication studies major.