Sergio Brown

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Sergio Brown
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Brown in the 2011 NFL season.
No. 38     Indianapolis Colts
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-05-22) May 22, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth: Oak Park, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Maywood (IL) Proviso East
College: Notre Dame
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2010 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2013
Tackles 68
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 1
Forced fumbles 0
Pass deflections 2
Stats at NFL.com

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

Early years[edit]

Brown was born in Maywood, Illinois. He was a wide receiver and defensive back at Proviso East High School in Maywood; 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.

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.

2011 Season[edit]

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.

2012 Season[edit]

Sergio Brown was released by the Patriots on August 31, 2012 during final cuts before the beginning of the 2012 NFL season. On September 1st 2012 Brown was claimed by the Indianapolis Colts.

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