Derek Brown (running back)
|No. 24, 21, 20|
April 15, 1971|
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||Servite (Anaheim, California)|
|NFL Draft:||1993 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Derek Dernell Brown (born April 15, 1971 in Banning, California) is a former American football running back. Brown played for four seasons in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints. He started his career at Servite High School in Anaheim, California, and graduated in 1993 from the University of Nebraska.
While at Servite High, a school with other notable football alumni such as Steve Beuerlein, Turk Schonert, and Blaine Nye, he set the Orange County single season rushing record with a mark of over 3,000 yards .
During his NFL career with the Saints he amassed 1,383 yards on 388 carries and scored six touchdowns in 56 games. He also caught 108 passes for 918 yards and three touchdowns. During this span he managed to only fumble the ball five times and returned five kicks for 71 yards.
- "Derek D. Brown". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
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