Sergio Brown

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Sergio Brown
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Brown in the 2011 NFL season.
No. 38  Jacksonville Jaguars
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-22) May 22, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Maywood, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school: Maywood (IL) Proviso East
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 101
Sacks: 1
Interceptions: 1
Forced fumbles: 0
Pass deflections: 2
Stats at NFL.com

Sergio Brown (born May 22, 1988) is an American football safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at Notre Dame.

He has also been a member of the Indianapolis Colts.

Early years[edit]

Brown was born in Maywood, Illinois. He attended Proviso East High School in Maywood, where he was a two-sport star in football and track. He played wide receiver and defensive back for the Pirates football team. As a senior, he had 710 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns at wide receiver, and 41 tackles, two sacks, and six interceptions as a safety. Academically, he had a 3.2 GPA.

Also a standout track & field athlete, Brown was a state qualifier in the long jump (top-jump of 23 ft, 9 in). He also competed in sprints, recording a personal-best time of 6.68 seconds in the 55-meter dash event at the 2006 Pirate Indoor Classic, where he placed 5th.[1] In addition, he ran a 4.5-second 40-yard dash and had a 31-inch vertical jump.

College career[edit]

At the University of Notre Dame, Brown primarily played special teams during his first two seasons, and became a starter in 2008 as a junior, starting 6 of 13 games and recording 28 tackles and one sack. As a senior, he started 12 games, and had 50 tackles and one sack.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Brown signed with the New England Patriots on April 29, 2010. He was waived during final cuts on September 4, 2010, and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day. After spending the first six weeks of the season on the practice squad, Brown was promoted to the 53-man roster on October 23. He made his NFL debut the next day against the San Diego Chargers, recording four tackles in the game. In total, Brown played in 11 games for the Patriots in 2010, all as a reserve. He finished the season with 11 tackles.

With the release of Brandon Meriweather and James Sanders during the offseason, Brown became the starting Strong Safety for the season opener. In his first game he recorded 6 tackles. Brown recorded his first career interception against the Chargers in the second game of the season.

Sergio Brown was released by the Patriots on August 31, 2012 during final cuts before the beginning of the 2012 NFL season.

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On September 1, 2012 Brown was claimed by the Indianapolis Colts. In 2014, as the Colts made their run into the playoffs, before losing to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship, Brown would celebrate with his teammates in the locker room by re-enacting one of WWE wrestler Ric Flair's famous lines: "Now Give Him 2 Claps And A Ric Flair. Woooooooo!".[2]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Brown signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on March 11, 2015.[3]

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