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#52 Brent Curvey
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 295
Year: Senior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
High School: Westfield
Experience: 3 Letters
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Brent Curvey
Courtesy: Iowa State University
Release: 07/07/2006

Curvey at ISU:  Awards and Honors ... Rated as 18th-best defensive tackle nationally in 2006 by The Sporting News ... second-team all-Big 12 Preseason (The Sporting News) ... first-team all-Big 12 (2005, Kansas City Star) ... second-team all-Big 12 (2005, coaches, Associated Press) ... honorable mention all-Big 12 (2004) ... co-recipient of ISU’s 2004 and 2005 Arthur Floyd Scott award (outstanding defensive lineman) ... co-recipient of 2005 Al and Dean Knudson Award (outstanding defensive player) ... 2005 co-recipient of the Winners’ Performance Award (excel in techniques, consistency, production, effectiveness and discipline) ... 2005 ... Ranked fifth on the team with 61 tackles ... finished second on the team with seven sacks ... had four tackles and one sack vs. TCU in the Houston Bowl ... tallied a season-high nine tackles against Kansas State, including two sacks ... recorded 5.5 tackles for loss in ISU’s final three regular-season contests ... athleticism was again on display against Colorado, for which he earned SBC Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors ... sensing a Buffalo screen pass, stepped back and made a one-handed interception, and then rumbled 66 yards for the game-clinching touchdown ... has three career touchdowns, including two game-winning fumble returns as a sophomore ... 2004 ... An explosive presence with speed on the defensive line, he had a breakout sophomore campaign after playing extensively as a true freshman ... recorded 52 tackles, including five for loss, and 1.5 sacks en route to earning honorable mention all-Big 12 honors  ... also returned two fumbles for a combined 95 yards and two TDs in consecutive games (Baylor, Kansas) ... had three tackles, including one for loss, against Miami in the Independence Bowl ... tied a season-high with seven stops at Kansas State ... picked up a fumble and scooted 30 yards for a score against Kansas, his second fumble return for a TD in as many weeks ... took advantage of a sack and forced fumble by Tyson Smith at Baylor, scooping up the loose ball and rumbling 65 yards for the go-ahead score early in the fourth quarter ... racked up seven tackles against Colorado, a season high ... had 1.5 sacks in the home opener against UNI ... 2003 ... Played in 11 games, starting six at defensive tackle ... made first career start against Oklahoma after an injury to Jordan Carstens ... started last five games of season ... had 11 stops against Oklahoma ... made a career-high 14 tackles against Kansas State ... finished the season with 63 tackles (44 solo) ... also had two sacks, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble.


High School: Team captain and all-district selection as a senior ... team was 17-7 his final two seasons ... honorable mention all-district as a junior ... amassed 56 tackles as a senior, including eight for loss ... also had an interception and three fumble recoveries ... lettered three times in football and twice in track and field ... coached by Ron Lynch.


Personal: Born March 15, 1985, in Houston ... son of Jerry and Audrey Curvey ... last name is pronounced cur-VAY ... majoring in finance.

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