Brian Mellett
#9 Brian Mellett

Class Year: 2012

Position: LB

Height: 6-2

Weight: 220

High School: Xaverian Brothers

Hometown: Walpole, Mass.

2011 season highlights: Brian was fourth on the Mules in total tackles (46) and was tied for third in solo stops (31) from his linebacker spot. Mellett, who was on the NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, was 34th in the NESCAC in tackles per game (5.8). He also had four tackles for loss, one sack, one interception, and two pass break-ups. Brian finished his career with 128 total tackles. 2010 season highlights: Mellett was fourth on the Mules in total tackles (41) and third in  tackles  for loss (5.5, 25 yards). He also had one forced fumble, one sack, and one pass defended. 2009 season highlights: Brian made a big impact in his second year with Colby, finishing third on the team in tackles with 40 (2.5 for loss). He also was tied for second in pass break-ups with five. 2008 season highlights: Mellett had one tackle in his first year with the Mules. At Colby: Brian majored in Economics...Colby Cares About Kids mentor...SAAC member. Before Colby: Played football, ran track, and power lifted at Xaverian Brothers High School...captained the football team...won two MVP awards as well as the Coach's Award.