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2012 Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year
2012 Maxwell Award Watch List
2012 All-Louisiana Second Team
2012 All-Sun Belt Second Team
2011 All-Louisiana Second Team
2010 Freshman All-American College Football News
2010 Louisiana Freshman of the Year
2010 All-Louisiana Second Team
2010 All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention

2012 (Junior)
Was named the Sun Belt Conference’s Offensive Player of the year and garnered second team All-SBC and All-Louisiana honors... Started 12 of the team’s 13 games and finished with 3,049 passing yards, completing 273-of-428 passes... Passing yardage total and completions are both school records... Tied a single-season school record with 29 touchdown passes... Also led the team in rushing attempts (146), yards (488) and touchdowns (seven)... Led the conference and finished 21st nationally in total offense with 294.8 ypg... Also led conference in touchdown passes and finished third in passing yards... Garnered national attention after guiding ULM to 34-31 (OT) upset victory over No. 8 Arkansas... Tallied 42 completions (67 attempts) and 412 yards and three touchdowns, also rushed 16 times for 69 yards and one score as ULM rallied from a 28-7 deficit against the Razorbacks... Rushing touchdown came on 4th and one at the Razorback 16 -- the 16 yard scamper in OT proved to be the difference as the Warhawks stunned the Razorbacks... Single-game totals of completions (42), attempts (67) and plays (83) all rank second in program history, while 481 yards of total offense ranks fifth... Was named AT&T Player of the Week candidate, CFPA Honorable Mention Quarterback of the Week, Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week, ESPN College Player of the Week, Louisiana Offensive Player of the Week, Manning Award Stars of the Week, Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week and Walter Camp Player of the Week after the win over Arkansas... Guided a pair of fourth quarter touchdown drives at Auburn to force overtime... Totaled three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) in the nationally-televised Friday night game against Baylor in Monroe... Posted 253 passing yards and three passing touchdowns in two-plus quarters of action at Tulane... Earned Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week and Co-Louisiana Offensive Player of the Week honors after throwing for 285 yards and adding 44 on the ground and one touchdown in conference opening win at Middle Tennessee... Earned a trio of honors after leading ULM to 43-42 OT win at Western Kentucky... Was named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week and earned a spot on both the Manning Award Stars of the Week as well as CFPA Honorable Mention Quarterback of the Week... Tallied two touchdowns (one rushing, one passing) to close gap to just seven points at halftime... Engineered a seven play, 90-yard drive to tie the contest at 35-all with 31 seconds to play... Rushed for TD and completed pass on two-point conversion attempt in OT to lift Warhawks to one-point win... Finished with 308 passing yards on 22 completions and 41 attempts, while adding 69 rushing yards on 17 attempts and six total touchdowns (four passing, two rushing) against the Hilltoppers... Led ULM to its fifth straight win with a homecoming victory over South Alabama... Completed five passes (seven attempts) for 124 yards with one score and added 24 rushing yards on two attempts before leaving game against UL-Lafayette due to injury... Returned to action against North Texas and threw for 324 yards and totaled four TDs (three passing, one rushing) in the final home game of the season... Set new program record with 56th career TD pass early in 4th quarter vs. Mean Green... Tossed game-winning TD in OT as ULM defeated FIU for its eighth win of campaign and sixth in league play... Recorded 219 passing yards and two touchdowns with 47 rushing yards in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl vs. Ohio... Finished season at top of career TD passing chart with 60 and ranks second in career passing yards (8,084), career passing attempts (1,225), and career pass completions (751).

2011 (Sophomore)
Was tabbed second team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association... Started all 12 games and finished with a 114.43 efficiency rating after completing 244 passes (419 attempts) for 2,483 yards and 13 touchdowns… Posted 2,926 yards of total offense, which ranks third most in a single-season in school history… Set the ULM single-season records for plays and completions… Also set records for plays in a game and yards of total offense in a quarter… Ranked fourth in the Sun Belt Conference in both total offense (2,926 yards) and passing yards per game (206.9 ypg)… Led team in rushing at Florida State... Completed 15 passes for 161 yards and one touchdown in win over Grambling State… Finished 24-of-37 for 194 yards and one score at TCU... Rushed for 29 yards and threw for 131 yards at Iowa... Completed 21 passes for 197 yards with one score, while rushing for 44 yards against Arkansas State... Threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns to earn Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors in a win at Troy... Totaled 217 yards of total offense at North Texas... Had 29 completions for 365 yards and two touchdowns against Western Kentucky... Passing yardage total was the 18th-most in a single game in school-history and ranked as the seventh-highest total in the conference in 2011… Finished with 394 yards of total offense, which was the most for ULM since he recorded 409 yards (70 rushing, 339 passing) at FIU on Nov. 6, 2010... Finished with 349 yards of total offense (91 rushing, 258 passing) at UL-Lafayette... Completed 33 of 43 passes at UL-Lafayette and totaled two touchdowns (one rushing, one passing)… Finished with an 83.3 completion percentage (15 of 18) and 193 passing yards against Middle Tennessee… Finished 26-of-59 for 246 yards and rushed for a career-best 101 yards on 25 carries against FIU… Became the first ULM quarterback to surpass the 100-yard rushing mark since Kinsmon Lancaster rushed for 126 yards at Middle Tennessee in 2008… Tossed a pair of touchdowns and finished with 235 total yards (52 rushing, 183 passing) in victory at Florida Atlantic.

2010 (RS-Freshman)
Named to the College Football News Freshman All-America Team... Named Louisiana Freshman of the Year, All-Sun Belt honorable mention and All-Louisiana second team... Finished the season 234-of-378 for 2,552 yards and 18 touchdowns through the air, also rushed a team-high 171 times for 385 yards and a team-leading four touchdowns... Tied the school record with eight straight games of at least 200 yards passing and with five touchdown passes against North Texas... Finished third in the NCAA among all freshmen with his 244.8 yards per game of total offense... Posted the second-highest single-season total offense mark in school history with 2,937... His passing yardage total ranked seventh on the single-season list, his touchdown passes total ranked fourth, his completions total ranked second and his pass attempt total ranked fourth... Voted permanent team captain... Against North Texas, finished 18-of-23 for 247 yards and five scores... Completed a season-high 27 passes in 38 attempts against FIU; threw for a season-high 339 yards and added three touchdown strikes... Topped the 200-yard mark nine times on the season; streak of 200-yard games started against Arkansas State (267 yards) and ran through the FIU contest - streak snapped at LSU with 61 yards (eight completions, 17 attempts)... Rushed for a season-high 83 yards on 18 carries at Arkansas State... Had a pair of rushing touchdowns against Troy... Led the Warhawks in rushing against both Arkansas State and Southeastern Louisiana to become the first ULM quarterback since 2004 to accomplish feat... Three-time Louisiana Offensive Player of the Week... Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week for his work against North Texas... Led the Sun Belt with his 61.9 completion percentage... Threw a touchdown pass in 10 of 12 games (Auburn & LSU).

2009 (Freshman)
Was the Warhawks number three quarterback... Redshirted.

Named Henderson County Player of the Year for the second time (2007) and Texas District 15-4A Offensive MVP following a stellar senior season... Threw for 3,156 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior in just 10 games... Also rushed for 790 yards and eight touchdowns... His 401 total yards per game led the state of Texas in all classifications... As a junior, threw for 3,001 yards and 26 touchdowns, while rushing for 939 yards and 15 touchdowns on 136 carries... Totaled 7,945 total yards in his junior and senior seasons...13-3A District MVP and all-state as a junior... As a sophomore, earned 13-3A Newcomer of the Year honors and was named Henderson County Sophomore of the Year... Holds the Mabank High School single-game records for total offense (507), rushing yards (228), passing yards (456) and passing touchdowns (6); the single-season records for passing yards (3,126), completions (240), attempts (409) and touchdown passes (28); and the career records for passing yards (7,352) and passing touchdowns (63)... All-State basketball player and an all-district baseball pitcher... As a left-hander, throws an 88 MPH fastball... As a sophomore posted a 6-1 record with a 0.89 ERA.

Full name is Kolton R. Browning... Born Oct. 17, 1990, in Mesquite, Texas...Son of Karl and Panda Browning... Has a brother, Kory... Uncle James Braswell played football at Tyler Junior College and brother played basketball at Minot State University... Majoring in general studies... Served as an instructor at the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodeaux, La. in July 2013.


Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 211
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mabank, Texas
High School: Mabank HS
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