2004 C-USA All-Freshman Team
2006: One of 34 players to play in all 14 games, setting the UH single-season record... tied for team lead with two forced fumbles... ranked third on the team with eight tackles for a loss... recorded five tackles against Grambling State... finished with three tackles, including one for a loss, against Oklahoma State... recorded five tackles, including three solo, and forced a fumble at Southern Miss... made six tackles, including four solo, and a sack for a 5-yard loss, and a quarterback pressure against UTEP... posted five tackles, including three solo, with one for a loss of a yard against UCF... Finished with five tackles, including three solo, against Tulsa... recorded four tackles, including two for a loss of two yards, at SMU to help the Cougars clinch the C-USA West Division... made two solo tackles and forced a fumble to help the Cougars clinch home-field advantage for the C-USA Championship game... posted four tackles, including two for a loss, against Southern Miss during the C-USA Championship Game.... Recorded solo tackle against South Carolina in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
2005: Appeared in 11 games with 10 starts, including each of the first six... second on the team with 94 tackles and nine tackles for a loss... tied for second on the team with seven quarterback hurries... second with two forced fumbles... led all Cougar defenders with 11 tackles, including three solo, and added a tackle for a 1-yard loss and pass breakup in the season opener against Oregon... finished with eight tackles, a pass breakup, quarterback hurry and blocked a field goal against Sam Houston State during the Robertson Stadium opener... finished with eight tackles, including three solo stops and added a 13-yard sack at UTEP in the C-USA opener... also forced a fumble and returned a fumble 22 yards against the Miners... led the Cougars with 11 tackles, including five solo stops at Tulsa... was a threat in the Tulsa backfield all night, recording a 13-yard sack and three quarterback hurries to go with a pass breakup and forced fumble... posted nine tackles with a tackle for a loss against Tulane... tallied nine tackles and returned an interception 40 yards against Memphis... returned to the lineup at C-USA rival UCF after sitting out a week with a hamstring injury... posted 11 tackles with one for a loss of a yard and added a quarterback hurry against the Golden Knights... posted 10 tackles with a quarterback hurry against Southern Miss... tallied eight tackles against SMU... recorded five tackles with three solo stops against Rice during the regular-season finale... finished the season with four tackles, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup versus Kansas in the Fort Worth Bowl.
2004: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman... began the season as a backup and special teams player but earned first start of the season against Southern Miss and never came out of the starting lineup... named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team... finished the season with 50 total tackles, including six for losses and one sack... recovered a fumble, posted a quarterback hurry and tallied a sack for a loss of one yard against No. 4 Miami... made his first career start at Southern Miss... recorded nine tackles, including six solo stops, and added two tackles for a loss of three yards against the Golden Eagles... posted 11 tackles, including nine solo stops, and added one tackle for a loss of a yard at C-USA rival TCU... made seven tackles with four solo stops and added a tackle for a two-yard loss against East Carolina during Homecoming... racked up 10 total tackles in the road finale against UAB... had seven tackles, including one for a loss, against Louisville.
High School: Prepped at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas... selected Second-Team, 5A All-State by the Associated Press ... named District Co-Defensive Player-of-the-Year .. garnered First-Team, Northeast Tarrant County accolades ... also named First-Team, Tarrant County ... led team to district championship ... selected as the team's Outstanding Linebacker ... earned the Outstanding Special Teams Player and the Iron Man Award... was the Defensive MVP of the Texas High School All-Star Game.
Full name is Brendan Joseph Pahulu... born October 3, 1985, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... son of Sosefo and Fania Pahulu of Euless, Texas ... cousin, Lee Foliaki, plays football at Texas A&M ... also recruited by Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Texas A&M and Nebraska ... majoring in economics.