(30) MIKE BRITTINGHAM-Fullback, 6-1, 205, Sr.*/Sr., Santa Ana, CA (Foothill HS)
2006: Brittingham will serve as a reserve fullback, a backup snapper and key special teams player as a senior in 2006.
2005: A one-time walk-on, Brittingham earned a scholarship in the fall of 2005 and served as a reserve fullback and key special teams player as a junior in 2005. Overall in 2005 while appearing in all 13 games, he caught 1 pass (9 yards against Arizona) and made 3 tackles.
2004: As a sophomore in 2004, Brittingham was a walk-on reserve linebacker and then fullback, as well as playing on special teams, and he recorded 1 tackle (at Oregon State) while appearing in 10 games (all but Virginia Tech, California and UCLA).
2003: As a walk-on redshirt freshman reserve fullback in 2003, Brittingham appeared in 1 game (Oregon State) on special teams.
2002: Brittingham redshirted as a first-year freshman walk-on safety in 2002, his first year at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: He prepped at Foothill High in Santa Ana (Calif.), where he earned All-CIF Division VI first team honors as a senior defensive back in 2001.
PERSONAL: He has 5 relatives with athletic backgrounds: sister, Kristine, lettered on UCLA's women's soccer team in 2000 and 2001, cousins Jack and Robert Brittingham were 3-year (1933-35) football lettermen at California, great uncle Richard Munroe lettered in football at both Stanford (1942) and California (1943), and great great grandfather Louis Sumner lettered in football at Wisconsin (1889, 1891-92).
GAME-BY-GAME WITH MIKE BRITTINGHAM