Had a good spring after missing the majority of the 2006 season with a foot injury ... Has always been a solid defender against the run ... Showed marked improvement in pass coverage during spring practice ... Has a nose for the ball and plays a physical brand of football ... Played as a true freshman in 2004 ... Gives the Hokies a good No. 2 man behind Vince Hall at mike linebacker. 2006: Played in three games before sustaining a foot injury that kept him out the rest of the season ... Was granted a medical redshirt ... Had 10 tackles before he was injured ... Returned to action in the spring ... Posted four tackles and a sack in the first spring scrimmage. 2005: Contributed at mike linebacker and on special teams ... Had a total of 14 tackles, including one behind the line ... Posted three tackles, including a TFL at Duke ... Collected two tackles in the win over Georgia Tech ... Helped on four tackles while playing 25 downs against Marshall ... Picked up a tackle on coverage while playing 10 special teams plays against BC ... Got limited time at linebacker versus Virginia and contributed a tackle ... Registered a special teams tackle in the UNC game ... Had a tackle against Louisville in the Gator Bowl ... His 3.93 time in the NFL shuttle during spring testing was the best among the inside linebackers ... Posted five tackles in the first spring scrimmage ... Added six tackles, a sack and a pass break up in the second srimmage ... Was in on two tackles in the Maroon-White game. 2004: Played in 12 games, registering seven tackles ... Played 72 snaps on special teams ... Saw his first collegiate action in the opener against USC, playing four snaps on special teams ... Saw his first action of the season on defense against Maryland ... Posted a 500-pound back squat, a 321-pound power clean and a 31-inch vertical jump in spring testing. 2003: Entered school in January ... Posted a 500-pound back squat during off-season testing ... Collected a pair of tackles during the 2004 Maroon-White game. High School: Was a 2002 AAA second-team all-state selection by The Associated Press at the linebacker spot for Coach Mike Skinner at Centreville ... Registered a school-record 149 tackles as a senior ... Added four sacks, four fumble recoveries, two interceptions and a blocked punt ... Posted 23 tackles in a game against Chantilly for another school record ... Selected to the second-team All-Metro team picked by The Washington Post ... Earned first-team all-district and all-region honors ... Voted team MVP ... Named a 2002 honorable mention all-region selection by PrepStar as a linebacker ... Named to the 2002 All-Times first-team defensive squad ... Named a first-team All-ACC Area linebacker by the preseason G&W Recruiting Report ... The No. 19 prospect in Virginia as ranked by SuperPrep magazine ... Ranked the No. 17 player in Virginia by The Roanoke Times ... Ranked the No. 56 player in the Mid Atlantic region by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Picked as the No. 19 player in Virginia during the preseason by SuperPrep ... His 250 tackles during his junior and senior seasons were a school mark for a two-year period ... Blocked a punt for a touchdown and led the district in sacks with eight his junior year ... Helped team to a state Group AAA title in 2000 and a 31-5 record during his career. Personal: Brett Paul Warren ... Born 3/7/85 in Huntington Beach, CA ... Son of Don and Irene Warren ... His father, Don, played 14 seasons with the Washington Redskins ... Brother of former Hokie linebacker Blake Warren ... Enrolled in sociology.