Brittney Tellis

Brittney Tellis

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Miami Northwestern

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
07/26/1983

Major:
Criminal Justice

2003: Tallied 29 receptions for 435 yards and one TD after playing in every game...scored his first touchdown in the program's first play-off game of the year...had a game high six receptions against UCF and recorded four two other times, including his season high four receptions and 88 yards against Valdosta State with his season long 50 yard catch...had one carry against Nicholls...also saw time on special teams as a kick and punt return specialist...had one kick return for 17 yards against Florida International and six punt returns for 72 yards...returned four punts against Middle Tennessee....longest punt return was 33 yards in the NCAA Semi-Finals...credited with 524 all-purpose yards and six points.

2002: Became a primary receiver and earned a starting spot...played in every game...slowed only with a hamstring injury...scored the team's first offensive TD of the 2002 season...had a team leading 38 receptions for 702 yards almost doubling any other receiver...averaged 18.5 yards per reception and 63.8 yards per game...credited with two TDs...longest reception was 56 yards against Eastern Kentucky (9-21-02), a game he was doubtful to play with an injury...also had a season-high 158 yards in that game...which set a new FAU single-game receptions record...had one carry for four yards against James Madison (9-14-02)...also saw time on special teams as both a punt and kick returner...special team time was limited after he became such a vital part of the team's offense...most kick returns was against Eastern Illinois (11-16-02)...longest return was also against EIU...most punt returns was three which he accomplished in the first two games of the season...longest punt return was 21 yards against Youngstown State (10-12-02)...ended the year with 981 all-purpose yards...second behind Anthony Jackson's 2001 effort of 991.

2001: Played in every game...predominately on special teams...as a receiver tallied two catches for 32 yards...his longest was a 23 yard grab versus Drake from Garrett Jahn...also had one catch versus Marist...on special teams, led the team in punt returns with 17 for 233 yards...returned one for a TD, which was his longest of the season, a 75 yard return against Albany with 2:45 minutes remaining on the clock.

High School: Played for Billy Rolle at Northwestern High School...leading receiver in Dade All-Star Game as well as during the regular season...named first-team all-Dade and second team all-state...second leading punt and kick-off returner in Dade County...served as the team's second-team quarterback...two-sport athlete (football and baseball)...a starting shortstop and lead-off hitter on the baseball team.

FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSRECYDsAvgTDLG
20011023216.0023
2002113870218.5256
2003142943515.0150
Total3569116916.9356

FAU Career Punt Returning Stats
YearGMSRetYDsAvgTDLong
2001101723313.7175
200211201246.2021
20031467212033
Total35434299.9175

FAU Career Kick Returning Stats
YearGMSRetYDsAvgTDLong
200211915116.8028
20031411717.0017
Total251016816.8028

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