Jamon Brown

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Jamon Brown
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Brown with the St. Louis Rams
No. 68 – Atlanta Falcons
Position:Guard
Personal information
Born: (1993-03-15) March 15, 1993 (age 26)
Louisville, Kentucky
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:340 lb (154 kg)
Career information
High school:Fern Creek
(Louisville, Kentucky)
College:Louisville
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-ACC (2014)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Games played:50
Games started:38
Player stats at NFL.com

Jamon Brown (born March 15, 1993) is an American football guard for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville and was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft.[1]

College career[edit]

Brown was a starter for the Louisville Cardinals from 2014 to 2015.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 3 58 in
(1.92 m)
323 lb
(147 kg)
34 38 in
(0.87 m)
9 34 in
(0.25 m)
5.08 s 1.74 s 2.95 s 4.61 s 7.36 s 24 in
(0.61 m)
8 ft 7 in
(2.62 m)
All values from NFL Draft[2][3]

St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Brown was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the 3rd round, 72nd overall, in the 2015 NFL Draft.[4] He signed a rookie contract worth $2,496,158 over four years. On November 17, 2015, he was placed on injured reserve due to a lower leg fracture. He then returned to play right guard for the Rams.[5]

In 2017, Brown opened the season as the starting right guard. He started all 16 games.

On July 3, 2018, Brown was suspended the first two games of the 2018 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.[6] In his absence, Austin Blythe took over Brown's previous starting role at right guard, and kept the job upon Brown's return from suspension.[7] On October 30, 2018, he was waived by the Rams.[8]

New York Giants[edit]

On October 31, 2018, Brown was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants.[9] He was named the Giants starting right guard in Week 10, and remained there the rest of the season.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On March 13, 2019, Brown signed a three-year, $18.75 million contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Brown married his childhood sweetheart, Micquel Brown, in 2016. They have a daughter named Micayla.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cards' Jamon Brown slims down for Sr. season".
  2. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile - Jamon Brown". nfl.com. March 1, 2015. Retrieved March 1, 2015.
  3. ^ "Louisville OT Jamon Brown : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "2015 NFL Draft Results: Rams Pick Louisville OT Jamon Brown with Early Third Round Pick". TurfShowTimes.com. May 1, 2015. Retrieved May 29, 2017.
  5. ^ Lyons, Joe (November 17, 2015). "Rams report: Team makes multiple moves to fill out roster". STLToday.com. Retrieved November 29, 2015.
  6. ^ Teope, Herbie (July 3, 2018). "Rams OL Jamon Brown suspended two games". NFL.com.
  7. ^ "Austin Blythe remains Rams' starting RG, Jamon Brown to be backup". Rams Wire. USA Today. September 21, 2018. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  8. ^ Simmons, Myles (October 30, 2018). "Rams Waive OL Jamon Brown as Corresponding Roster Move for Fowler". TheRams.com.
  9. ^ Eisen, Michael (October 31, 2018). "Giants acquire Guard Jamon Brown off waivers". Giants.com.
  10. ^ McFadden, Will (March 13, 2019). "Falcons agree to terms with Jamon Brown". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  11. ^ "About JB".

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