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|Date of birth:June 10, 1991|
|Place of birth: Upland, California|
|High school: Los Osos High School|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Rivals.com|
Brehaut played high school football and baseball at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, where he was a member of PrepStar Dream Team (No. 15 prospect) and SuperPrep All-American. He was rated as a top ten quarterback by rivals.com, scout.com, and by ESPNU. Brehaut was named to the CIF-Southern Section Central Division first team.
In baseball, Brehaut received team MVP honors and served as captain for two years.
Brehaut has one sister. Wakeboarding and playing video games are hobbies he has listed.
On October 2, 2010, Brehaut played in place of injured Kevin Prince and made 12 of 23 passes for 128 yards in his first career start. He led the Bruins to a 42–28 victory over the Washington State Cougars at home. Brehaut had a 1-yard run touchdown in the fourth quarter.
On November 26, 2010, Brehaut was 33 for 56 for 321 yards and three touchdowns, while running another score in on the ground against Arizona State University. During this outing he also broke Troy Aikman's record for passing attempts and completions.
In 2011, Brehaut joined the UCLA baseball team as a catcher. During the football season in the October game against Washington State at the Rose Bowl, he broke his left leg while running with the ball in the second quarter. Prior to this game, he started four of the Bruins’ first six games, passing for 907 yards and six touchdowns without an interception.
- UCLA bio, UCLABruins.com
- Final Stats, UCLABruins.com, October 2, 2010
- , "latimes.com", November 26, 2010
- Sam Strong (February 8, 2011), "Bruin quarterback Richard Brehaut debuts as newest member of baseball team at alumni game", Daily Bruin, retrieved September 5, 2011