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Monquiz Wedlow
Monquiz Wedlow

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Saginaw, Mich.

High School:
Saginaw

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 199

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
11/18/1979

Experience:
3L


Heads into preseason camp atop the list of candidates to play the BANDIT position...enjoyed a productive spring...had four tackles, including two for losses (5 yards), and an interception in the April 5 scrimmage...produced six tackles, including one behind the line, and recovered a fumble in the March 29 scrimmage...AS A JUNIOR: Presented the Biggie Munn Award as the team's most inspirational player...started all 12 games in 2002, including 11 at WILL linebacker and one at the SAM spot...played more minutes (438) than any other Spartan defensive player...finished third on the team in tackles with 90 (61 solos, 29 assists)...ranked second on the team in sacks with three for 18 yards...reached double figures in tackles four times, including a career-high 16 stops (14-2) vs. Purdue...recorded 11 tackles (8-3) vs. Minnesota...made 10 tackles (6-4) vs. Notre Dame, including a career-best two sacks (11 yards)...also named Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Notre Dame (3 tackles; 12 production points)...AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw action in all 12 games in 2001, including two starts at WILL linebacker (vs. Northwestern and Fresno State)...recorded 38 tackles (30 solos, 8 assists), including three for losses (10 yards)...produced four tackles (2-2) and scored a defensive touchdown vs. Fresno State in the Silicon Valley Football Classic...recovered a mishandled snap in the end zone vs. Fresno State to give the Spartans a 14-7 first-quarter lead...had four solo hits each vs. Missouri and Wisconsin...named Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Wisconsin (6 production points)...registered a season-high six tackles vs. Northwestern (3-3) and Central Michigan (4-2)...made four stops (3-1) vs. Notre Dame, including his first career sack (7 yards)...credited with six QB hits, including two knockdowns vs. Northwestern...played 218.5 minutes in 2001, including a career-high 25 minutes vs. Fresno State...made the transition from strong safety to linebacker during spring drills...AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in all 11 games in 2000, primarily with the special teams, and played 85.5 minutes...ranked second on the special teams leaderboard with nearly 130 points...delivered seven tackles (5-2), including a season-high three stops in the 2000 finale vs. Penn State...named Spartan Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Illinois (2 solo hits/14 production points)...1999 SEASON: Redshirted...HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: PrepStar All-American...named to The Detroit News Dream Team and ranked No. 20 on its Blue Chip List...all-state defensive back had 52 tackles and two interceptions as a senior...three-year starter at defensive back and quarterback for Coach Donald Durrett at Saginaw (Mich.) High School...threw for 1,179 yards and 13 TDs in 1998 while leading Saginaw to the state Class A semifinals...son of Daniel and Edna Brazil...born Nov. 18, 1979...majoring in criminal justice.

Wedlow's Statistics
	G/GS	UT	AT	TM	TFL	Sacks
2000	11/0	5	2	7	0-0	0-0
2001	12/2	30	8	38	3-10	1-7
2002	12/12	61	29	90	4.5-22	3-18
Career	35/14	96	39	135	7.5-32	4-25

Wedlow's Career Highs Tackles: 16, vs. Purdue (2002) Tackles for Losses: 2, vs. Notre Dame (2002) Sacks: 2, vs. Notre Dame (2002)

Wedlow's Game-By-Game Statistics 2001 Defense UT AT TM TFL Sacks Central Michigan 4 2 6 0-0 0-0 Notre Dame 3 1 4 1-7 1-7 Northwestern 3 3 6 1-2 0-0 Iowa 3 0 3 0-0 0-0 Minnesota 3 0 3 0-0 0-0 Wisconsin 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 Michigan 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 Indiana 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 Purdue 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 Penn State 2 0 2 1-1 0-0 Missouri 4 0 4 0-0 0-0 Fresno State 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 Totals 30 8 38 3-10 1-7

2002 Defense UT AT TM TFL Sacks Eastern Michigan 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 Rice 5 2 7 0.5-1 0-0 California 5 5 10 0-0 0-0 Notre Dame 6 4 10 2-11 2-11 Northwestern 1 2 3 0-0 0-0 Iowa 5 1 6 1-3 0-0 Minnesota 8 3 11 0-0 0-0 Wisconsin 4 2 6 0-0 0-0 Michigan 3 5 8 1-7 1-7 Indiana 7 2 9 0-0 0-0 Purdue 14 2 16 0-0 0-0 Penn State 3 1 4 0-0 0-0 Totals 61 29 90 4.5-22 3-18


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