2014: Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference selection by Phil Steele’s (first team) and Athlon Sports (third team).
2013: Started all 13 games at cornerback . . . Recorded multiple tackles in his last 12 games played, including four games with four or more stops . . . Posted a season-high seven tackles against Louisiana-Lafayette . . . Brown completed the year with 39 tackles (27 solo/12 assists), which included 1.5 tackles for loss . . . Also tallied one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one interception . . . Responsible for a career-high 10 pass break-ups, which also tied the most on the team along with fellow cornerback Rocky Hayes . . . Ranked fourth in the Sun Belt Conference in passes defended (11/0.85 pg) . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.
2012: Started five games at cornerback, including the GoDaddy.com Bowl . . . Set career-high numbers with 24 tackles (16 solo/8 assists), two tackles for loss, one sack and three pass break-ups . . . Recorded a career-high five tackles against both Louisiana-Lafayette and North Texas in back-to-back games . . . Posted at least one tackle in nine outings and multiple stops in seven contests . . . both his tackles for loss came against the Ragin’ Cajuns, as well his only sack . . . Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
2011: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman, seeing action on special teams and in a reserve role at cornerback . . . Recorded 3 tackles (2 solo/1assist) . . . Returned 3 kickoffs for 37 yards (12.3 avg.) with a long return of 17 yards.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ran for more than 3,000 career yards as a three-year varsity letterman . . . Tallied 787 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns during his senior campaign while fighting injuries . . . Also posted a team-leading 26 receptions for 321 yards and three touchdowns . . . Recorded 40 tackles and a team-high four interceptions as a cornerback his senior year . . . Named first team all-conference his senior season . . . Posted 1,405 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior, while also recording 13 receptions for 196 yards and another touchdown . . . Defensively, recorded 33 tackles and three interceptions, including two returned for a touchdown, in 2009 . . . Named All-State by the Arkansas Activities Association as a junior in 2009 . . . Rushed for 1,011 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore . . . Rivals.com 3-star recruit . . . Ranked as the No. 8 player in the state of Arkansas by Rivals.com . . . 2010 ArkansasVarsity.com First Team All-State selection as a defensive back . . . Helped lead the Greyhounds to the state playoffs all three years . . . 2011 SuperPrep Southwest (Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas) as the recruiting magazine’s seventh ranked player in the state of Arkansas . . . ESPN.com 3-star recruit . . . Ranked as ESPN.com’s No. 127 athlete in the nation . . . Fox16’s No. 1 Top 16 player entering his senior season at Newport . . . Ranked as the No. 66 running back in the nation by Scout.com . . . 3-star recruit by Scout.com . . . Also recruited by Ole Miss, Kansas, Kansas State, Arkansas, TCU, Nebraska and Baylor, among others.
PERSONAL: Born May 25, 1992 . . . Son of Deborah Pennington.
BROWN’S CAREER STATISTICS
Yr. UT AT TOT TFL SACK INT PBU FF FR BK
2011 2 1 3 0.0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2012 16 8 24 2.0-5 1.0-2 0-0 3 0 0-0 0
2013 27 12 39 1.5-9 1.5-9 1-20 10 1 1-0 0
Totals 45 21 66 3.5-14 2.5-11 1-20 13 1 1-0 0