Todd Braverman
Todd Braverman
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
Pine Crest

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 167

Position:
PK

WORTH NOTING: Handled UVa's place-kicking duties for the first time in 1998 ... won the job in a spirited preseason battle with David Greene that went right down to the wire ... made 12 field goals and connected on 38 consecutive extra point kicks during the regular season ... his 38 consecutive extra points marked the longest streak by a Virginia kicker since Rafael Garcia connected on 41 in a row from 1995-96 ... second on the team in scoring (and sixth in the ACC) with 74 points ... his 74 points tied for 15th most in school history ... kicked a 30-yard game-winning field goal with 49 seconds left to play in Virginia's dramatic 20-18 win over Clemson ... became the first UVa kicker since Jake McInerney in 1989 (against Louisville) to give the Cavaliers a victory with a come-from-behind field goal ... set the school record for most field goal attempts in a game with six against North Carolina ... made field goals of 23 and 40 yards in the 1999 spring game.

HONORS: 1998-ACC Specialist of the Week following UVa's game vs. Clemson (Sept. 19).

AT VIRGINIA: 1998-Connected on 38 of 39 extra point attempts and 12 of 19 field goal tries during the regular season ... team's second-leading scorer with 74 points ... got off to a slow start in his first game against Auburn ... missed the first extra point attempt of his career but was perfect during the regular season after that, making 38 consecutive extra point attempts ... kicked a 24-yard field goal in the third quarter of the opener against Auburn ... added a 32-yarder in the fourth quarter of that game ... his 32-yard field goal against Auburn began a string of seven consecutive successful field goal attempts ... hit a 46-yard field goal vs. Duke, the second-longest kick of his career ... set a school record with six field goal attempts against North Carolina ... made three of those attempts ... hit a career-long 47-yard kick against the Tar Heels in the second quarter, but then missed three in a row ... kicked two field goals in the fourth quarter that helped extend UVa's lead to 23-13 ... scored a career-high 12 points against the Tar Heels ... was the hero of the win over Clemson early in the season ... trailing 18-17, the Cavaliers drove down the field following a Clemson punt to put Braverman in position for the game-winning field goal ... he calmly nailed a 30-yarder with 49 seconds left to play to give Virginia the win ... did not have a field goal or extra point blocked during the regular season ... attempted a potential game-winning 48-yard field goal with 19 seconds remaining in the Peach Bowl ... his kick sailed wide right as Georgia held on for a 35-33 victory ... missed from 44 yards out earlier in the game, while connecting on two of three extra points ... lettered for the first time. 1997-Did not play ... was in uniform against Auburn, Florida State and Virginia Tech. 1996-Joined the team as a walk-on ... red-shirted ... did not play in a game ... dressed for the Clemson contest and against Miami in the Carquest Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters as a place-kicker for coach Keith Flynn ... twice named All-Southeastern Athletic Conference ... selected as Player of the Week four times by the Miami Herald and five times by the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel ... won William J. Munsey Award as team's most valuable offensive player his senior year ... also received Golden Helmet Award for team leadership ... made four of six field goal attempts and 19 of 20 extra-point attempts as a senior ... kicked game-winning 37-yard field goal to lead Pine Crest School to its first ever District 4A Championship ... five-year letter winner as a midfielder in soccer ... lettered once in track and field.

PERSONAL: Todd Harris Braverman ... born 10-16-77 in Hollywood, Fla. ... son of Bruce and Susan Braverman ... has a brother, Jason (20) ... father played lacrosse at Hobart College ... named to French National Honor Society at Pine Crest School ... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students ... participated in Step-N-Up Shoe Program for underprivileged children ... member of Environmental Awareness Coalition ... majoring in sociology.

BRAVERMAN FIELD GOALS


Year Games Att. Made Long 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Blk. 1998 11 19 12 47 0-0 2-2 5-8 5-8 0-1 0

BRAVERMAN CAREER KICKING


Game-By-Game

1998

Opp.              FG   Long  PAT  Pts.

@Auburn           2/3   32   1/2   7

Maryland          1/1   35   4/4   7

Clemson           2/2   42   2/2   8

@Duke             1/1   46   3/3   6

San Jose State    1/1   20   6/6   9

@Georgia Tech     1/2   45   5/5   8

N.C. State        0/0   -    3/3   3

@Wake Forest      1/1   37   5/5   8

@Florida State    0/1   -    2/2   2

North Carolina    3/6   47   3/3   12

@Virginia Tech    0/1   -    4/4   4

Georgia^^^        0/2   -    2/3   2

^^^ - Peach Bowl

BRAVERMAN CAREER HIGHS


(Does not include Bowl Games)

Most FG Made: 3 vs. North Carolina, 11-14-98 Long FG: 47 yds vs. North Carolina, 11-14-98 Most Pts in a Game: 12 vs. North Carolina, 11-14-98