A quick look at the latest news out of the Big Ten and Notre Dame from around the Rivals.com Network:
Notre Dame and Big Ten Practice Reports
Illinois: Running back Pierre Thomas made his return to the practice field Wednesday after suffering a pulled hamstring. Rashard...[details]
2005 (Sophomore): Saw action in opening win over Ball State, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . did not see action throughout remainder of the season due to injury.
2004 (Freshman): Listed as second team free safety following spring practice . . . saw action in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, recording six solo tackles . . . saw action in opening win over Kent State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win over Iowa State, primarily on special teams, and had no statistics . . . saw action vs. Arizona State, but had no statistics . . . saw action at Michigan, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win over Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Ohio State as defense held OSU to 177 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. OSU . . . saw action in win at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Wisconsin to clinch share of Big Ten title . . . one solo tackle as defense held Badgers to 186 yards total offense . . . saw action in Capital One Bowl win over LSU, recording two solo tackles.
2003 (Redshirt): Redshirted.
Personal: Born 5/10/85 . . . business major . . . parents are Carol and Pete Brevi . . . attended same high school as Iowa DB Antwan Allen . . . high school coach was Sean Callahan.
High School honors: Senior season honors include first team all-conference and second team all-state . . . earned second team all-conference honors as a junior . . . Career - - helped prep team post a 9-3 record and advance to second round of state playoffs . . . played one season at Armwood after previously attending Kings HS in Tampa . . . senior season totals include 101 tackles, four interceptions, four fumble recoveries, three blocked kicks and one quarterback sack . . . of the 101 tackles, 10 were for a loss and 45 were unassisted.