Franklin Bruscianelli
Franklin Bruscianelli


Woodridge, Ill.

High School:
Montini Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 221





2012: Redshirted. Starter at linebacker on three-straight state-championship winning teams ... Coaches Association Class 5A All-State pick and Suburban Christian Conference Defensive Player of the Year ... set the Broncos single-season tackles record in 2011 with 195 stops ... earned Academic All-Conference, All Conference, All-State, and All-Area honors ... holds Montini's career tackles record with 360 ... had a game-high 20 tackles, two tackles for loss and one forced fumble in Montini's 70-45 win in the IHSA Class 5A Football State Championship game ... team captain ... had 110 tackles, nine tackles for a loss, nine solo stops and an interception as a junior in 2010 ... also played rugby, wrestled and competed in track & field ... earned high honor student accolades for six quarters ... an Academic All-Conference selection in 2009 and 2011 ... a student ambassador for the school and on the student government board ... coached by Chris Andriano ... son of Beth and Jack Bruscianelli ... father Jack was a two-year letterwinner for UC (1988-89), serving as a team captain in 1989 ... he led the team in tackles in both 1988 and 89 and was named the 1988 Independent Bowl Alliance Defensive Player of the Year ... intends to major in engineering.