Andrew Brown (American football)

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Andrew Brown
Virginia Cavaliers – No. 9
Position Defensive tackle
Class Senior
Career history
Bowl games
High school Smith (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Personal information
Born: (1995-12-30) December 30, 1995 (age 22)
Chesapeake, Virginia
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 290 lb (132 kg)
Career highlights and awards

Andrew Brown (born December 30, 1995) is an American football defensive tackle. He currently attends the University of Virginia, where he plays for the Cavaliers. Brown was a two-time High School All-American at Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake, Virginia.

High school career[edit]

A native of Chesapeake, Virginia, Brown initially attended Indian River High School for his freshman and sophomore year. He transferred to Oscar Smith his junior year in quest for a state championship. At Oscar Smith, Brown further developed into one of the most sought-after prospects in the country. After posting 83 tackles and 11 sacks in 2012, he was named a First Team All-American by USA Today, a rare feat for a junior.

In his senior year, Brown recorded 93 tackles, 30 for a loss, 18 sacks and forced nine fumbles. Oscar Smith went undefeated into the 2013 VHSL 6A state championship game, where they were upset by Centreville High School.[1] Brown repeated as USA Today All-American and also was named the Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year in 2013.[2][3]

Regarded as a five-star recruit, Brown was ranked as the number one defensive tackle in his class.[4] He committed to the University of Virginia.[5]

College career[edit]

Brown played for the Cavaliers from 2014 through 2017. During the 2017 season, he played in the Military Bowl and was invited to the 2018 Senior Bowl.


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