2006 (Outdoor): Competed at the NCAA Mideast Regional, placing eighth with a of 56-11 1/4 in the shot put ... Placed fifth at the Big Ten Championships in the shot put (56-09) ... Recorded a personal-best hammer throw and discus throw at the Central Michigan Triangular with throws of 145-7 and 160-4.
2006 (Indoor): Placed first in the shot put at two events (Kangaroo Invitational and Notre Dame Opener) with throws of 54-4 3/4 and 53-10 1/4, respectively ... Top throw in the shot put came at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, where he placed fifth with a mark of 55-5 1/4 ... Placed second in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Opener (52-11).
2005 (Outdoor): Placed fourth at the Central Michigan Invitational in shot put (53-3) ... Finished fourth in shot put at the Sun Angel Classic (54-1 3/4) ... Posted an 11th place finish at the Big Ten Championships with a shot put of 52-10 1/4.
2005 (Indoor): Placed second in shot put at Notre Dame Invitational (53-1) and third in the weight throw (50-8) ... Took third in shot put at the Jack Skoog Open (51-11 1/4) ... Finished 12th at Big Ten Indoor Championships in the shot put (51-9 3/4).
2004 (Outdoor): Redshirted ... During the summer, placed eighth at the U.S. Junior National Championships in the shot put (58-8), earning Verizon Junior All-America recognition.
2004 (Indoor): Placed second at the Jack Harvey Invitational with a shot put of 53-2 3/4 ... Finished second in shot put at the Central Michigan Invitational (53-1 1/2) ... Posted a throw of 53-9 3/4 to finish second at the Red Simmons Invitational ... Notched a second-place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational with a shot put of 53-0 1/4 ... Placed third at the Meyo Invitational with a toss of 52-5 1/2 in the shot put ... Placed fourth in shot at the Harold Silverston Invitational with a throw of 50-1 1/2.
High School: Lettered for years in track, two in football ... First-Team All-NIC (shot put and discus) ... Member of state championship track teams (2002, 2003).
Personal: Son of Charles and Marion Brown ... Telecommunications major ... Born May 19, 1985.