Senior Stewart Bradley completed his
The 6-4, 250-pound Bradley was a versatile performer who often drew pass coverage assignments in
Bradley helped the Huskers rank second in the conference in scoring defense (18.3 ppg) in 2006. He made at least three tackles in 12 of 14 games, while leading the Huskers in tackles three times. Against USC and
Bradley’s 10 tackles against Kansas State helped limit the Wildcats to an NU opponent season-low 22 yards rushing, one of six times in 2006 Nebraska allowed less than 100 yards on the ground.
Bradley collected his first two fumble recoveries against
Bradley started the year off in impressive fashion, recording 26 tackles in five games before missing the remainder of the season with an injury. Bradley suffered a knee injury against Texas Tech, which required surgery and sidelined him for the year.
While in action, Bradley had three games with six or more tackles, including a season-high seven tackles against both Pittsburgh and Iowa State. Bradley also had six tackles against Maine, when he had three tackles for loss and two sacks for 16 yards. Bradley added his third sack of the year against Iowa State and had five tackles for loss in his abbreviated season.
Bradley was also a key part of a record-setting effort by the Blackshirt defense against Wake Forest. The Huskers scored three defensive touchdowns against the Demon Deacons, including Bradley’s 43-yard interception return in the fourth quarter, to cap the scoring in a 31-3 Nebraska victory.
Bradley had a career-high 12 tackles against Kansas, added nine tackles against Missouri and had four seven-tackle efforts (Southern Miss, Baylor, Kansas State, Colorado). Bradley quickly showed he could handle the starting job, recording five tackles, two hurries and a pass breakup in the opener against Western Illinois. Against Baylor, Bradley was named Nebraska’s Defensive Player of the Game for his seven-tackle effort, despite leaving the game at intermission with a minor injury.
2003 (Redshirt Freshman)
Before Nebraska (Highland HS)
Bradley's Career Statistics
2003 Alamo Bowl vs. Michigan State: Tackles, None
Solo Tackles–8 vs. Kansas State, 2006
Tackles for Loss–3-9 at Kansas State, 2004, 3-17 vs. Maine, 2005
Sacks–2-16 vs. Maine, 2005
Touchdown–43-yard interception return vs. Wake Forest, 2005