24 Brentley Harstad
Brentley  Harstad

RS Junior

Weston, FL

High School:
Cypress Bay

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 187


Civil Engineering


FAU Has 189 Student-Athletes Achieve 3.0 GPA or Greater in Spring Semester

Ten student-athletes were named to the President's List, 19 student-athletes received Dean's List recognition


Football Begins Week Two Without Pads

Spring Game, 6 p.m., April 14 at the FAU Stadium


More than 180 FAU Student-athletes Achieve 3.0 GPA or Greater for Fall 2011 Semester

Eight make President's List, 24 make Dean's List

Brentley Harstad Photo Gallery

2010: Was among the nickel package until a shoulder injury slowed the last half of the season...played in six games and tallied 13 tackles...recorded four twice, UAB and ULM...had his third career interception at UAB which he returned for a score...and his first tackle for a loss at ULM.

2009: Saw action in every game...recorded 19 tackles on the season...recorded a career-high five tackles, four solo, at UAB...surpassed his mark versus Western Kentucky with eight, including five solo...led the defensive backs with two interceptions...his first was at Louisiana for no return...his second was versus WKU and included a return of 15 yards...also had eight tackles versus the Hilltopers...recorded one pass breakup on the year...also saw time on special teams.

2008: Practiced with the squad and used the year as a redshirt season.

High School: Played for Mark Guandolo at Cypress Bay High School where he led the team in tackles as both a junior and as a senior...grabbed four interceptions and scored on one...earned second-team all-county honors and started in the Broward County North versus South All-Star Game...two-time defensive MVP...two-sport athlete (football and track).

Personal: Civil engineering major...son of Vinnie Harstad and Jeanne Austin-Harstad...born in Charleston, SC.

Brentley Harstad 2010

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