The 2004 Scouting Report: Third-year player who is fighting for a spot on the two-deep at safety ... Tireless worker who is always trying to improve his skills.
2004: Played extensively on NU's special teams ... Also played reserve safety, and ended up making a critical pass deflection in an overtime period vs. Indiana ... Totaled four tackles, including two solo hits in the season-opener at TCU.
2003: Named team's Scout Player of the Week for the Illinois game ... Played on some special teams throughout the year -- notched a solo tackle vs. Bowling Green in the Motor City Bowl ... Also played at the safety position when injuries hit the secondary.
2002: Did not see action.
High School: All-conference ... Academic all-state honoree ... Notched 55 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery as a free safety ... Caught 22 passes for 585 yards his senior season ... Had eight catches for 215 yards against Palatine his senior season ... Played on 1999 class 8A state runner-up team ... Four-time letterwinner (2--football, 2--baseball) ... Academic all-conference ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member ... High school coach was Tom Cerasani.
Personal: Born Scott Michael Brownley on 1/12/84 ... Son of Walter and Shirley Brownley ... Brother, Matt, plays baseball at Augustana (Ill.) College ... Brother, Wally, played baseball at Augustana ... High school teammate of former NU place-kicker Brian Huffman ... Political science major.
The Brownley File
Q: A song that best describes you is...
A: I Wanna Rock -- Twisted Sister
Q: If you could dine with anyone from any period in history, who would it be?
A: Frank Sinatra
Q: If you could have a starring role in any film already made, which movie would you pick?
A: I would be Donnie Brasco because I have always wanted to be in the FBI
Q: If you could choose the title of your autobiography, what would it be?
A: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Q: What is the greatest lesson in life that you have learned?
A: It's ok to make a mistake as long as you learn from it
Q: If you had to choose the best television show ever made, which one would you pick?
Q: Something people would be surprised to know about me is...
A: I have never read a book from cover to cover
Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...
A: Looking at a picture of my family
Q: My favorite opposing stadium to play in is...
A: Ohio State
Q: The best book I have ever read is...
A: "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger
Q: My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be...
A: Scoring a touchdown and celebrating by petting the Wildcat statue in the south
endzone of Ryan Field
Q: My favorite place to visit is...
Q: The person that inspires me the most is...
A: My father because he taught me the importance of hard work and dedication
Q: My favorite food is...
Q: If I were not playing football, I would be...
A: Playing baseball
Q: When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be...
A: Dan Marino
Q: In five words or less describe Coach Walker...
A: A true competitor
Q: Which current NU football player is the biggest jokester?
A: It's a tie between Tim McGarigle and Bryan Heinz
Q: If you could suddenly possess an extraordinary talent in one of the arts, what would you
like it to be?
A: I would like to be able to play the piano
Brownley's Career Statistics
TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR
2003 5 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
2004 12 3 1 4 0.0 0 1 0 0
TOTALS 17 4 1 5 0.0 0 1 0 0