Justin Brown

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This article is about the defensive end. For the wide receiver, see Justin Brown (wide receiver). For professional aquanaut, see Justin Brown (aquanaut).
Justin Brown
Date of birth: (1982-04-16) April 16, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Fletcher, Oklahoma
Career information
Status: Practice roster
CFL status: International
Position(s): DE
Height: 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight: 270 lb (120 kg)
College: East Central
High school: Elgin
NFL Draft: 2005 / Undrafted
Organizations
As player:
2005–2006
2006–2007
2006
2006–2008
2009
20092010
Indianapolis Colts
Frankfurt Galaxy
Dallas Desperados
New Orleans VooDoo
Calgary Stampeders
Edmonton Eskimos
Career highlights and awards
Awards:
  • All-District (2000)
  • All-Area (2000)
Honours:

American Football Coaches Association All-American (2004)

Lone Star Conference Defensive lineman of the Year (2004)
Career stats
Playing stats at Arenafootball.com
Playing stats at CFL.ca
Playing stats at NFL.com

Justin O'Mara Brown[1] (born April 16, 1982[1] in Fletcher, Oklahoma) is a professional American, Canadian football and arena football defensive end for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Indianapolis Colts in 2005. He played college football for the East Central Tigers.

Brown has also played for the Frankfurt Galaxy, Dallas Desperados, New Orleans VooDoo and Calgary Stampeders.

Early years[edit]

Brown was born in Fletcher, Oklahoma[2] on April 16, 1982. He attended Elgin High School in Elgin, Oklahoma where he was all-district and an all-area selection.[1]

College career[edit]

Brown attended East Central University where he majored in psychology.[1][2] During his college career he made a total of six All-American teams between 2001 and 2004.[3]

2001[edit]

As a freshman, Brown had 14 tackles, one sack, one interception and two passes deflected in eight starts.[1]

2002[edit]

Brown recorded 38 tackles, six sacks, and forced one fumble and started 10 games as a sophomore.[1]

2003[edit]

During his junior year, Brown started 11 games. He recorded 53 tackles, six sacks, two deflected passes, and two forced fumbles. After the season he was named a Lone Star Conference north second team All-American.[1]

2004[edit]

In his senior year he recorded career highs in tackles (72), sacks (10.5), tackles for losses (15), and deflected passes (10).[1] He was named an American Football Coaches Association All-American,[1][4] and the Lone Star Conference defensive lineman of the year.[1][4]

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2005 NFL Draft, Brown signed with the Indianapolis Colts in April.[4]

Dallas Desperados[edit]

Brown signed with the Dallas Desperados for the 2006 Arena Football League season.

New Orleans VooDoo[edit]

In the second round of the 2006 Arena Football League expansion draft, Brown was selected by the New Orleans VooDoo.[2][4]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

On May 7, 2009, Brown signed with the Calgary Stampeders.[5][6] In his regular season debut with Calgary, Brown has six tackles against the Montreal Alouettes.[7] He was released on August 22.

Edmonton Eskimos[edit]

Brown was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos' practice roster on October 7, 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Indianapolis Colts bio". Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Arena Football League bio". Arenafootball.com. Retrieved 2009-05-10. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Tim McCarty East Central Head Coach bio". East Central Tigers. Retrieved 2009-05-10. [dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d "Calgary Stampeders bio". Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  5. ^ "Stamps Add Two D-Linemen". Calgary Stampeders. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  6. ^ "Stampeders sign defensive linemen Brown and Kuale". TSN. May 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  7. ^ "Spotlight: Titus Ryan electrifies". The Canadian Press (CFL.ca). July 2, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-03.