Patrick Brown (American football)

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Patrick Brown
Free agent
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth: Naperville, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: St. Charles (IL) North
College: UCF
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2011 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Conference USA All-Freshman (2005)
  • Honorable mention All-Conference USA (2006)
  • First-team All-Conference USA (2007)
  • Second-team All-Conference USA (2008)
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played 16
Games started 0
Fumbles recovered 0
Stats at NFL.com

Patrick Brown (born December 25, 1986 in St. Charles, Illinois) is an American football offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers in 2009. He played college football at Central Florida.

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings, and New York Jets.

Early years[edit]

Brown attended St. Charles North High School in St. Charles, Illinois, where he played football and track and field. He was a two-time all-conference and all-area selection.

College career[edit]

After graduating high school, Brown attended the University of Central Florida beginning in 2005. As a true freshman, he started all 12 games he played in, leading the nation's freshman in that category. As a sophomore, he started 12 games again, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA honors. He started all 14 games in 2007, earning him first-team all-Conference USA honors. He started another 12 games in 2008, ending his national-best 50-game starting streak. He was again named as a first-team All-Conference USA selection.

Professional career[edit]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Brown was signed by the Carolina Panthers after going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Panthers on September 5 during final cuts.

New England Patriots[edit]

Brown was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on September 6, 2009. He was released on September 24.

1st Stint with the Minnesota Vikings[edit]

Brown was signed to the practice squad of the Minnesota Vikings on September 29, 2009 after center Jon Cooper was promoted to the active roster.[1]

New York Jets[edit]

The Jets claimed Brown off waivers on September 5, 2010.[2] Brown was later waived by the team on September 23, 2010.[3]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

Two days before facing divisional rival, the New York Jets, the Dolphins would claim Brown off waivers on September 24, 2010.[4]

Brown was waived by the Dolphins on November 9, 2010.

2nd stint with the Minnesota Vikings[edit]

After passing through waivers Brown was signed back to the Vikings Practice Squad. After a season-ending injury to Offensive Guard Anthony Herrera, Brown was activated to the 53-man Active list on November 24.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://blog.vikings.com/2009/09/29/vikings-tweak-roster/
  2. ^ Vrentas, Jenny (September 5, 2010), "Jets cut David Clowney, claim three off waivers", NJ.com (The Star-Ledger), archived from the original on October 16, 2010, retrieved October 16, 2010 
  3. ^ Cimini, Rich (September 23, 2010), Cimini Tweet, Twitter, archived from the original on October 16, 2010, retrieved October 16, 2010 
  4. ^ Schefter, Adam (September 24, 2010), Schefter Tweet, Twitter, archived from the original on October 16, 2010, retrieved October 16, 2010 

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