2000: Ochs will be a reserve fullback as a senior in 2000.
PAUL HACKETT SAYS: ?Brennan is a smart, solid player. He?s an experienced, veteran fullback.?
1999: Ochs started USC?s first 3 games of 1999 (Hawaii, San Diego State and Oregon) at fullback as a junior, then served as a backup to Charlie Landrigan the rest of the season. He also played on special teams. He appeared in all 12 games in 1999, but did not carry or catch the ball.
1998: Ochs was a backup fullback and special teams player as a 1998 sophomore. He even started the Purdue opener. Overall in 1998 while appearing in 9 games (all but Oregon, Washington, UCLA and Notre Dame), he ran for 8 yards on 4 carries (2.0 avg.) and caught 2 passes (both versus Purdue) for 19 yards (9.5 avg.).
1997: Ochs, who came to USC as a walk-on but earned a scholarship in 1997, was a reserve fullback as a redshirt freshman in 1997. He saw brief action in 4 games (Arizona State, Washington, Stanford, Oregon State), primarily on special teams (he did not carry the ball or make any tackles). He missed USC?s first 3 games of 1997 while recovering from a pre-season hamstring pull.
1996: Ochs redshirted as a walk-on freshman running back in 1996, his first year at USC. He was sidelined all season with a sprained left ankle suffered in pre-season drills.
HIGH SCHOOL: He was named to the 1995 Max Emfinger All-Northeast, All-State, All-Montgomery County and All-Conference teams as a senior fullback and middle linebacker at Georgetown Prep in Rockville (Md.). He ran for 637 yards (11.0 avg.) and 7 TDs on 58 carries in 1995. His 11.0 rushing average topped all Maryland preps. He also caught 19 passes for 272 yards (14.3 avg.) with 4 TDs. His blocking helped spring his team?s running back to a 1,400-yard-plus season. On defense, he led Georgetown Prep in tackles with 78, including 9 for losses (with 4 sacks), plus 1 interception, 3 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries in 1995. Georgetown Prep went 10-0 in 1995, winning its league championship and ranking in Maryland?s Top 5. As a 1994 junior, he played fullback and outside linebacker at St. Albans High in Washington, D.C. His team won the Interstate Athletic Conference title. He had a 91-yard scoring run, the team?s longest play in 1994. As a prep, he also was on the track team, competing in the sprints, shot put and discus.
PERSONAL: He?s a political science major at USC with a B average (3.12 GPA). He made 1999 Pac-10 All-Academic first team and the 1998 Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention squad.
BRENNAN OCHS CAREER STATISTICS
BRENNAN OCHS GAME-BY-GAME