Julius Brents

CB · Kansas State

HISTORY — from college profile


CAREER: Played in 46 career games with 32 starts with both Iowa and K-State, which included 27-straight starts over his two-year career in Manhattan as he earned All-Big 12 honors both seasons.
2022: Started all 14 games, coming away with 45 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, four interceptions and eight total passes defended en route to All-Big 12 First Team honors from the league’s coaches and second-team accolades from the Associated Press... Set career highs in TFLs, interceptions and passes defended... Ranked 22nd nationally and third in the Big 12 in total interceptions, while he ranked 12th in the Big 12 in total passes defended ... One of his four picks on the year came in the end zone during the Big 12 Championship to halt a potential TCU scoring drive, while he also forced his first-career fumble in the championship game following a 31-yard reception ... Set a new career high with nine tackles at Oklahoma, while he set a career best with 1.5 TFLs at TCU ... Tallied a season-high two passes defended against Texas Tech and in the Big 12 Championship against TCU ... Earned Second Team Academic All-Big 12 honors ... 2022 Jim Thorpe Award watch list.
2021: A 13-game starter at cornerback after transferring in from Iowa as he earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors... Carded his first interception since his true freshman campaign of 2018 when he picked off Oklahoma... Also broke up a pass in K-State’s Texas Bowl win over LSU... Set a career high with eight tackles at Texas, including a career-best seven solo stops and a tackle for loss... Had six tackles and a TFL against West Virginia, while his first-career TFL came against Iowa State... Also had six tackles against Southern Illinois and Oklahoma State.

2018–20: Attended the University of Iowa

2020: Saw action in seven games, including the season opener at Purdue when he carded a career-high tying four tackles... Also had a pass breakup at Minnesota ... Named to the 2020 Leadership Group.
2019: Was injured to begin the year and played against Michigan before not see action again and redshirting.
2018: Played in 11 games as a true freshmen for the Hawkeyes, including five starts ... Totaled 13 tackles, an interception and four total passes defended... Set his career high with four tackles against Wisconsin ... Came back to the next week with his first-career interception and three pass breakups at Minnesota ... Had three tackles against the Golden Gophers and three more at Penn State ... Also had a pass breakup at Purdue.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Warren Central under head coach Jayson West... Rated the 28th-best cornerback in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports... The organization also viewed him as the fifth-best overall prospect in the state of Indiana, while Rivals ranked him fourth... Named to the 2017 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Central Indiana high school football Super Team... Earned first team all-conference honors his final three years as a prep, while he was an all-county pick the final two... Totaled 53 tackles and three interceptions as a prep... Also competed in track and field.

Julius Brents was born January 18, 2000 ... Son of Serena Fowlkes and Vontres Brents... Majoring in communication studies ... Second Team Academic All-Big 12


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Physical Attributes:

Proj Rd: 2-2
Height: 6026
Weight: 198
Forty: 4.53
Arm: 34.0
Hand: 09 5/8
Wingspan: 82 5/8

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Combine Results:

Cone: 6.63
Bench: --
Shuttle: 4.05
10: 1.5
20: 2.57
40: 4.53
BJ: 11'06"
VJ: 41 1/2