15  Brett Toney
Brett Toney

RS Senior

Germantown, TN

High School:
Briarcrest Christian HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185





Played in all 12 games on special teams as the holder with three games at quarterback...Totaled six rushes for 25 yards with a touchdown...Also had an assisted tackle on special teams...Had an assisted tackle on special teams against UTEP...Made his first appearance of the season at quarterback for one offensive play against UAB, and scored on a six-yard run in the fourth quarter...The rushing touchdown is the first of his career...Made two rushes at quarterback against Houston for 17 yards with a long of nine yards...Carried the ball three times against Tulsa for two yards with a long carry of six.


Earned one of the team's Role Player Awards at the post-season banquet...Played in all 13 games on special teams as the holder and also made two starts at quarterback...Logged time as the Tigers' signal caller in five games...Saw action on special teams as the holder in the season opener versus Ole Miss...Credited with an assisted tackle on the first Tiger kickoff of the game...Recorded a solo tackle for his second stop of the season on special teams versus Rice...Made his collegiate debut at quarterback in the first quarter on the road against East Carolina after injuries to Arkelon Hall and Will Hudgens...Completed 11 of 15 pass attempts for 65 yards...First completion was a 24-yard gain to Earnest Williams in the second quarter...Completed an 18-yard pass on fourth and long in the second quarter that led to a Memphis field goal...Logged his first career start at quarterback versus Southern Miss, and finished the game 8-for-16 passing for 125 yards and a touchdown...Threw his first career touchdown on a 14-yard pass to Carlos Singleton on the first drive of the game...Completed a career-long 36-yard pass to Steven Black in the fourth quarter, resulting in a Memphis touchdown on the next play...Six of his eight completions were for gains of 10 yards or more...Started in the wide receiver slot while Maurice Jones took the first snap against SMU...Passed for a career-high 130 yards and two touchdowns, completing nine of 19 attempts, versus the Mustangs...Threw a four-yard TD pass to Steven Black in the third quarter...Tossed an 18-yard touchdown to Carlos Singleton in the fourth quarter...Six of his nine completions were for 10 yards or longer...Threw a game long 28-yard pass to Carlos Singleton on a third down in the fourth quarter...Five of his completions were for first downs on third down conversions...Served as the holder for field goals and PATs on special teams with the return of Arkelon Hall at QB against UCF...Against Tulane, came in at quarterback for the final two drives of the game with Memphis scoring on the first drive and ending the game at the Tulane 16 on the second drive...Had one rush for four yards...Came in at quarterback in the fourth quarter of the St. Petersburg Bowl...Completed all three pass attempts for a total of 18 yards...Reached Steven Black on a five-yard completion...Hit tight end Deven Onarheim for a two-yard gain...Had a drive-extending completion after tossing an 11-yard strike to Onarheim...Finished the season having completed 31 of 53 pass attempts for 338 yards and three touchdowns.


Joined the Tigers in fall 2005 as a quarterback...Redshirted in 2005 as a true freshman...Saw action in all 13 games in 2007 as a vital member of the Tiger special teams unit as a holder for field goals and PATs...Also worked with the kick coverage unit and made a key tackle in the Rice game on a Matt Reagan kickoff in the second quarter...Kept the Owls' return to under 20 yards as a result of the hit...Assisted kicker Matt Reagan in leading the Tigers in scoring with 80 points...Reagan hit 92 percent of his PATs in 2007 and also scored 13 points in both the UAB and SMU games...Continued to work under center in the spring and was 3-for-3 for 39 yards and a touchdown in the 2008 Blue-Gray Game...Tossed an 11-yard touchdown to Carlos Singleton in the scrimmage.

Academic Highlights:

Named to Tiger 3.0 Club for eight semesters...Listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll in 2005-06, 2007-08 and 2008-09...Has made the U of M Dean's List six semesters...Received the C-USA Academic Medal in 2005-06...Was a member of the Tiger Academic 30, which honors the top 30 UM student-athletes, for the fall 2005 semester.


Played for coach Hugh Freeze at Briarcrest Christian High...Was 136-of-216 for 1,709 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior...Also rushed for 625 yards and eight touchdowns...Racked up over 2,300 all-purpose yards in `04...Helped lead his squad to an 11-2 finish and a state championship as a senior...Named first-team all-state as a quarterback...Honored as the Tennessee Division 2 AA Player of the Year...Selected as the MVP in the state championship after team defeated ECS for the title...Named WHBQ-AM 560 Player of the Week following the playoff game in which he was 13-of-17 for 233 yards and two TDs...Also rushed for 110 yards and two scores in that game...Selected to the All-Shelby-Metro team...Listed as a "Best of the Preps" by the Memphis Commercial Appeal...Was on two state championship teams while at Briarcrest...Set school records for most touchdown passes in a season, most passes in a season and most completed passes...Also lettered in track, competing in the 100-meter dash and on the 400-meter relay team...Lettered in basketball for two years...Posted a 3.75 grade-point average and was a member of the National Honor Society.


Brett Toney is the son of Gary and Nancy Toney...Born November 20, 1986, in Memphis, Tenn.

Toney's Career Passing Statistics
2007 13/0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 13/2 53 31 338 2 3 36
2009 12/0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 38/2 53 31 338 2 3 36

Toney's Career Highs
Pass Attempts 19 (SMU 2008)
Completions 11 (East Carolina 2008)
Passing Yards 130 (SMU 2008)
Long Completion 36 (Southern Miss 2008)
Touchdown Passes 2 (SMU 2008)
Rushing Yards 8 (Southern Miss 2008)
Rushing Attempts 8 (East Carolina 2008)
Long Run 10 (Southern Miss 2008)
Rushing Touchdowns 1 (vs. UAB 2009)

Toney's Game-By Game
Passing Opponent ATT CMP YDS INT TD LG
10/18/08 East Carolina 15 11 65 0 0 24
10/25/08* Southern Miss 16 8 125 1 1 36
11/8/08* SMU 19 9 130 1 2 28
11/29/08 Tulane 0 0 0 0 0 0
12/20/08 USF 3 3 18 0 0 11
11/14/09 UAB 0 0 0 0 0 0
11/21/09 Houston 0 0 0 0 0 0
11/27/09 Tulsa 0 0 0 0 0 0

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