#72 Brian Stamper Season 2006-07
Granted a medical redshirt by NCAA in late January, allowing for his fifth and final year as a Commodore in 2007… Struggled early with injuries, and eventually was forced out of uniform with a back injury… As an co-captain, started first five games at right tackle but played minimal offensive snaps in two final games… After midseason surgery, continued to participate in pregame coin toss with linebacker and fellow captain Jonathan Goff.
One of the Commodores[apos] top offensive performers, Stamper developed into a top-notch lineman in the Southeastern Conference… Started every game at right tackle and currently holds the longest consecutive start streak (31) of any Commodore player… Named Second Team All-SEC by coaches[apos] ballot… Consistently graded out as the team[apos]s top blocker… Did not allow a sack while facing several of the league[apos]s top defensive ends… Named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for play during win at Arkansas… Earned team[apos]s Offensive Player of the Week honors following season-opening win at Wake Forest.
Started all 11 games at offensive right tackle, resulting in existing consecutive start streak of 20 games… Started opposite All-SEC tackle Justin Geisinger… One of three linemen, along with guard Brian Kovolisky and center Trey Holloway, to play in more than 90 percent of Commodore offensive plays.
Named to Coaches All-SEC Freshman Team… Played in 11 of 12 games… Started the final nine games at right tackle after Kenan Arkan suffered lingering effects of high ankle sprain… Faced TCU All-American Bo Schobel in first collegiate career… Allowed no sacks in head-to-head encounter with another All-American DE, Georgia[apos]s David Pollack.
Captain and two-way starter for Orlando AA power that finished 9-1 in 2002… Named First-Team AA All-State and First Team All-Orange County by Orlando Sentinel in 2002… Team[apos]s Most Valuable Offensive Lineman as senior… Allowed no QB sacks, averaged four pancake blocks per game… Starting left tackle in Central Florida Prep All-Star in December… Also started as junior and sophomore.. Team went 25-4 in three-year varsity career… Played left tackle in Central Florida All-Star Game… Region finalist in discus (148[apos]) as junior… State qualifier as heavyweight lifter as junior… Can bench 340 and clean & jerk 285.
Stamper is working toward a degree in Human and Organizational Development.
Brian Robert Stamper… Son of Leslie Fisher and Robert Stamper… Born in Orlando area, raised by his mother and stepfather, John Fisher… Has 8-year-old brother and two older stepbrothers… Mother is sports photographer, stepfather is an attorney and father is a professional musician… Enjoys fishing, jet-skiing , golf and surfing… Plays piano and guitar… Prep teammate of Commodore sophomore LB Kevin Joyce.