Patrick Brown (American football)
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|Date of birth:||December 25, 1986|
|Place of birth:||Naperville, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
|High school:||St. Charles (IL) North|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
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Patrick Brown (born December 25, 1986) is an American football offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers in 2009. He played college football at Central Florida.
After graduating high school, Brown attended the University of Central Florida beginning in 2005. As a true freshman, he started all 12 games he played in, leading the nation's freshman in that category. As a sophomore, he started 12 games again, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA honors. He started all 14 games in 2007, earning him first-team all-Conference USA honors. He started another 12 games in 2008, ending his national-best 50-game starting streak. He was again named as a first-team All-Conference USA selection.
New England Patriots
1st Stint with the Minnesota Vikings
New York Jets
Two days before facing divisional rival, the New York Jets, the Dolphins would claim Brown off waivers on September 24, 2010.
Brown was waived by the Dolphins on November 9, 2010.
2nd stint with the Minnesota Vikings
After passing through waivers Brown was signed back to the Vikings Practice Squad. After a season-ending injury to Offensive Guard Anthony Herrera, Brown was activated to the 53-man Active list on November 24.
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