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Chris Brathwaite
Linebacker / Defensive Line
6-1, 250 Brooklyn, N.Y. (Holy Cross High School)
• Earned the 2009 Vincent O’Connor Award given annually to the top defensive player in the CHSFL
• Three-time All-CHSFL selection in the 22-team league
• First-team all-city by The Daily News
• First-team all-city by New York Post
• Ranked No. 9 player in the state of New York by
• Rated a two-star prospect by
• Had 45 tackles, including 24 tackles for a loss as a senior, and six sacks
• Recorded 36 tackles and four sacks in 2008
• Played offensive line as a sophomore
• Played offensive and defensive line as a junior and senior
• Hails from same high school as former UVa standout and current Dallas Cowboys’ wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, as well as current UVa basketball player Sylven Landesberg
• Played for head coach Tom Pugh at Holy Cross
• Son of Yolanda and Charles Brathwaite

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