Robert Earl Brewster is an offensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys, who selected him with the 75th overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. Brewster played four seasons of college footbal at Ball State, where he was an All-MAC selection. Brewster is 6-feet, 5-inches tall and weighs 310 pounds.
Prep Career
As a senior at Wyoming High School in Cincinnati, Brewster was chosen as the Cincinnati Hills League Offensive Player of the Year. He led his team to a 34-11 record in his career, including a 7-3 mark as a senior. In addition to Ball State, he also considered Louisville and Akron.
College Career
At Ball State, Brewster was a four-year starter, playing primarily at right tackle. He anchored an offensive line that set school records for passing yardage in his sophomore and junior seasons. During his senior season, during which Ball State won 12 games, Brewster was a first team All-MAC selection. Brewster finished his career with 50 starts, never missing a game in four seasons with the Cardinals.
NFL Career
Brewster was selected in the third round (75th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. During an offseason workout, Brewster suffered a torn pectoral muscle, and is expected to miss the entire 2009 season. Brewster signed a contract on August 5, and was immediately placed on the physically unable to perform list.