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Bobo Brown
Bobo Brown

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Canton, Miss.

High School:
Milford (Conn.) Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 204

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
08/20/1982

Experience:
HS


HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter for Coach William Chaplick at Milford (Conn.) Academy...Coach Chaplick compares Brown's build and running style to the Arizona Cardinals' Emmitt Smith, who became the National Football League's all-time leading rusher in 2002...rushed for 1,370 yards and 21 touchdowns in 2002...gained 1,257 yards and scored 12 rushing TDs in 2001...attended the same prep school that produced current Spartan offensive tackle Stefon Wheeler...Milford Academy has sent seven players to the Big Ten Conference over the last four years...originally signed with Ole Miss coming out of Madison (Miss.) Central High School in 2001...gained 57 yards on seven rushes in the 2001 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic in Mobile, Ala....named to Max Emfinger/USA TODAY.com, Student Sports and Street & Smith's All-America Teams...All-Dixie pick by SuperPrep...ranked among Mississippi's top 40 prospects by The Clarion-Ledger...all-state selection as a senior by The Clarion-Ledger and the Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC)...rushed for a Class 5A state record 7,130 career yards, breaking the mark previously held by NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton...Class 5A Offensive Player of the Year rushed for 2,652 yards (345 carries) and 32 TDs in 2000...earned all-state and all-metro honors from The Clarion-Ledger as a sophomore and junior...ran for a Class 5A-record 2,687 yards (314 attempts) and 31 TDs as a junior...rushed for a career-best 467 yards (44 carries) and seven TDs vs. Gentry...helped Madison Central to a combined record of 25-3 (.893) over his final two seasons, including a perfect 15-0 mark in 1999 and the Class 5A state crown...Jaguar head coach Mike Justice described Brown as "a relentless runner who will go right through you if he has to"...runs 4.5 in the 40...won state power-lifting title at 198 pounds with a three-lift total of 1,415 pounds...son of Jonathan and Mary Brown...born Aug. 20, 1982.

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