34 - Brian Wagner
Brian Wagner
Height: 6-0
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
High School: Springfield Catholic Central HS
Position: LB
gp 11
tk 147
sac 0.5
int -
ffum 1

Named to the 2011 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List ... two career defensive touchdowns (fumble recovery and interception).

as a Sophomore (2010): Started all 12 games at linebacker, finishing with a team-high 130 tackles (65 solo, 65 assisted) … ranked 12th in the nation (fourth in the Mid-American Conference) with a 10.8 tackles/game average … finished the season with six pass breakups, 3.5 tackles for a loss, two interceptions, two sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery for a touchdown … did not have fewer than six tackles in a game … had a season-high 15 tackles (six solo, nine assisted) at Ohio (Oct. 16) … his 15 tackles against the Bobcats were one shy of his career high of 16 tackles (at Central Michigan, Sept. 26, 2009) … additional double-digit tackle tallies include 12 against Syracuse (Sept. 4), 13 against Northern Illinois (Oct. 2), 11 at Kent State (Oct. 9), 10 at Temple (Oct. 30), 14 against Miami (Ohio) (Nov. 17) and 14 against Buffalo (Nov. 26) … recovered a fumble and returned in 57 yards for his second-career touchdown (first fumble return for a touchdown) against Western Michigan (Oct. 23).

as a Redshirt Freshman (2009): A second team All-MAC performer as a redshirt freshman ... named to three separate freshman All-American teams ... started every game at linebacker ... led the squad with 132 tackles, including seven tackles for loss ... also intercepted two passes, forced two fumbles, and recovered two fumbles ... recorded double digit tackles in nine of the twelve games ... named the MAC player of the week after making nine tackles, forcing two fumbles, recording one sack, and returning an interception for a touchdown in the win over Morgan State (Sept. 12) ... made a season-high 16 tackles at Central Michigan (Sept. 26) ... tallied 15 stops against both Kent State (Nov. 7) and Bowling Green (Nov. 20) ... also recorded two tackles for loss against the Golden Flashes ... broke up three passes ... named Academic All-MAC.

as a Freshman (2008): Utilized his redshirt ... earned Dean’s List recognition in the fall (2008) and spring (2009) semesters.

at Springfield Catholic Central HS: Named first-team Division VI All-State and 2007 Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press ... during the 2007 regular season, recorded 115 tackles, rushed for 1,787 yards and scored 26 touchdowns ... 2007 Springfield News-Sun All-Area selection and Defensive Player of the Year ... was second-team All-State as a sophomore and special mention all-state as a junior ... was a four-time all-conference pick and three time first team All-Southwest District honoree.

Personal: Born Sept. 15, 1989 ... son of Greg and Kim Wagner ... has two brothers, Eric (30) and Allen (23), and one sister, Kerry (28) ... his brother, Eric, wrestled and played football for the Coast Guard.

Recent Games
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 56 33
Assists 91 57
Tackles 147 90
Tackles per game 13.4 12.9
Sacks 0.5 0.5
Sack yards 2 2
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - 0
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 1 - - - - 0
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 1 - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 1 - - - - 0
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 1 - - - - 0
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 1 - - - - 0
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 1 - - - - 0
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 1 - - - - 0
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 3 at Ohio State L, 42-0 10 5 15 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Temple L, 41-3 3 4 7 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Cincinnati L, 59-14 1 9 10 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 VMI W, 36-13 3 7 10 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 at Eastern Michigan L, 31-23 4 13 17 - - 0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 FIU L, 27-17 9 13 22 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Ohio L, 37-20 4 13 17 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Central Michigan L, 23-22 8 10 18 - - 1.5 4 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Miami (Ohio) L, 35-3 5 5 10 - - 1 2 - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 12 Kent State L, 35-3 3 9 12 0.5 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Buffalo L, 51-10 6 3 9 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Western Michigan L, 68-19 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2011-12 11 - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - 0
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2011-12 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2011-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2011-12 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2011-12 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2011-12 11 56 91 147 13.4 0.5 2 6 15 1 - - - - 1 -
Total 11 56 91 147 13.4 0.5 2 6 15 1 - - - - 1 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 11 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 10 - - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 10 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 - - - - - - -
Losses 10 - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 1 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 10 - - - - - - - 0

September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 3 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 7 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 - - - - - - - -
Losses 10 - - - - - - - -

September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -

September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 7 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 1 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 10 - - - - 0 .0

September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 56 91 147 13.4 0.5 2 6 15 1 - - - - 1 -
Conference 7 33 57 90 12.9 0.5 2 4.5 12 1 - - - - 1 -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 30 56 86 14.3 0.5 2 5 13 - - - - - - -
Away 5 26 35 61 12.2 - - 1 2 1 - - - - 1 -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 1 3 7 10 10.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - -
Losses 10 53 84 137 13.7 0.5 2 5.5 14 1 - - - - 1 -

September 4 17 25 42 10.5 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - -
October 4 25 49 74 18.5 - - 3.5 9 1 - - - - - -
November 3 14 17 31 10.3 0.5 2 2 5 - - - - - 1 -