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    Brandon Horn
    Brandon Horn

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Farmington, Mich.

    High School:
    Detroit Country Day

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 220

    Position:
    WR

    Birthdate:
    03/27/1984



    The 2005 Scouting Report: Suspended for season on Aug. 10, 2005, after committing a team rules violation ... Was coming off his best spring yet ... Five of his 40 career catches went for scores.

    2004: Finished sixth in team receptions (24) ... Caught the game's winning touchdown (12 yards) with 5:25 to play against Kansas ... Finished with three receptions for 17 yards vs. KU ... Four receptions for 35 yards vs. Arizona State ... One grab for six yards vs. Minnesota ... Led team with a career-best six receptions for 62 yards vs. Indiana ... One catch for 11 yards vs. Wisconsin ... Team's leader in receptions (five) at Michigan ... One of his grabs went for a 9-yard TD ... Had a six-yard catch vs. Illinois ... Three receptions for 39 yards at Hawaii ... Sat out TCU game due to a team rules' violation.

    2003: Earned more playing time in season's second half with NU's injury situation at the wide receiver position ... Grabbed three passes for 72 yards vs. Penn State, including a game-winning 41-yard tipped touchdown pass ... Caught first two passes of the season vs. Miami ... Receptions went for 93 yards, including a career-long 59-yarder ... One catch for six yards vs. Minnesota ... Caught a 77-yard touchdown pass at Indiana -- NU's longest pass play since the Bowling Green game on Nov. 17, 2001 ... Caught a pair of passes for 38 yards at Purdue ... Had one catch and a 13-yard reverse TD run vs. Michigan ... Although he did not catch a pass vs. Illinois, totaled 49 rushing yards vs. the Illini, which included a career-long 42-yard run ... Averaged a team-best 28.5 yards per catch (10 receptions) ... Team's fifth-leading scorer.

    2002: True freshman who saw his first collegiate action vs. TCU ... Grabbed his first TD pass vs. Purdue, a 4-yard catch ... Also had another 21-yard reception against the Boilers ... Caught a 13-yard pass against the Horned Frogs ... One catch for 11 yards at Penn State ... Two catches for 23 yards vs. Indiana ... Played extensively on special teams.

    High School: SuperPrep All-Midwest Region ... All-state (Associated Press, Detroit News and Detroit Free Press), all-metro and all-conference selection ... Caught 32 receptions for 655 yards and 13 TDs ... Defensively, totaled 52 tackles and four interceptions for 110 yards and two TDs as a strong safety ... Also played quarterback and tailback for Country Day ... Three-year starter ... Team's Offensive MVP ... As a junior, caught 24 passes for 458 yards and three TDs in seven games, and also returned two punts for touchdowns ... Clocked at 4.5 in the 40 ... Coached by Dan MacLean.

    Personal: Born Brandon Edward Horn on 3/27/84 ... Son of Edward and Gloria Horn ... Hails from the same high school as current NU senior Ashton Aikens and redshirt freshman Kim Thompson ... Chose NU over Purdue, North Carolina State and Penn State ... Learning and organizational change major.

    Horn's Career Statistics

    RUSHING	       G	Att	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg/C	Avg/G
    2002	      11	1	-4	0	0	-4.0	-0.4
    2003	      13	3	62	1	42	20.7	4.8
    2004	      11	3	17	0	16	5.7	1.5
    TOTALS	      35	7	75	1	42	10.7	2.1
    

    RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2002 11 6 72 1 21 0.5 12.0 6.5 2003 13 10 285 2 77 0.8 28.5 21.9 2004 11 24 205 2 24 2.2 8.5 18.6 TOTALS 35 40 562 5 77 1.1 14.1 16.1

    ALL-PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2002 11 -4 72 0 0 0 68 6.2 2003 13 62 285 0 0 0 347 26.7 2004 11 17 205 0 0 0 222 20.2 TOTALS 35 75 562 0 0 0 637 18.2

    SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 2002 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0.5 2003 13 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 18 1.4 2004 11 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 14 1.3 TOTALS 35 6 1 5 0 0 1 0 38 1.1