ULM Football BIO
18 Brent Leonard
Was a second team all-conference selection... Started all 12 games and led team in receptions (69), receiving yards (751) and touchdown receptions (4)… Finished second in the conference in receptions per game (5.8) and fifth in receiving yards per game (62.6)… Posted two 100-yard receiving performances, which was tied for fifth in the conference… Had one reception for 15 yards in a start at Florida State (Sept. 3)... Made one catch for 14 yards against Grambling State (Sept. 10)... Tallied a career-high 13 catches for 92 yards at TCU (Sept. 17)… Finished three receptions shy of tying the ULM single-game record (Jackie Harris, 16, 1988)... Reception total of 13 at TCU was tied for the single-game high in the conference… Grabbed a team-high eight receptions for 74 yards at Iowa (Sept. 24)... Totaled 10 catches for a career-high 145 yards and two touchdowns against Arkansas State (Oct. 8)… Two touchdown receptions were tied for the single-game league-high in 2011, while total of 145 receiving yards were 10th best (single-game)… Receiving yard total of 145 was the highest single-game total since Tavarese Maye tallied 146 receiving yards at FIU (Nov. 6, 2010)... Finished with 113 yards on eight catches at North Texas (Oct. 22)... Had six catches for 80 yards against Western Kentucky (Oct. 29)... Posted team-high seven catches for 79 yards at UL-Lafayette (Nov. 5)... Hauled in 12-yard touchdown catch against Middle Tennessee (Nov. 12)... Touchdown reception was fourth of season, a new career-best… Had a team-high six catches for 43 yards against FIU (Nov. 19)… Totaled 56 yards on three receptions in season-finale at Florida Atlantic (Dec. 3).
Turned into one of ULM’s most dependable receivers... Finished the year with 33 catches for 377 yards and three touchdowns... Ranked fourth in the NCAA and first in the Sun Belt with four catches for a first down on fourth down -- three players tied for first with five...21 of his 33 receptions went for a first down (64 percent)... Had nine catches of 15 or more yards and three that went for 25 yards or more... 13 of his 33 catches and 138 of his 378 receiving yards came on third or fourth down... Had touchdown receptions against Arkansas State, Florida Atlantic and FIU... Had a season-high six catches against SE Louisiana for 51 yards... Had a season-high 67 receiving yards on three catches at Arkansas State, including a season-long 33-yard reception... Returned five punts for 12 yards... Caught a pair of two-point conversions (FAU, FIU)... Had a catch in all 12 games.
Played in all 12 games for the Warhawks... Made three catches for 46 yards on the season...Had one catch for six yards at No. 2 Texas... Also had receptions at Arizona State (22 yards) and at Kentucky (18 yards)...made five tackles on special teams -- season-high three against FIU.
Was a first team all-district selection as a wide receiver and a second team selection as a defensive back his senior year for the Indians... Was named Team MVP and Special Teams MVP... Finished his senior season with over 1,300 all-purpose yards... Also lettered in track & field... Mentored elementary school children.
Full name is Brent Robert Leonard... Born May 18, 1990, in Keller, Texas... Son of Richard and Barbara Leonard... Has one brother, Brad... Majoring in general studies.