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Richard Brown
Richard Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Hempstead, N.Y.

High School:
Malverne

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
S

Birthdate:
09/12/1977

Experience:
1L


Slated for back-up duty at strong safety in 2000 . . . had five tackles (4 solos, 1 assist) and two pass break-ups in the 2000 Green-White spring game . . .

AS A JUNIOR: Saw action in the first eight games of the 1999 season and played 28.5 minutes . . . played behind veteran Amp Campbell at left cornerback . . .

AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in four games (vs. Notre Dame, Purdue, Illinois and Penn State) in 1998 and played nine minutes . . . registered two solo tackles, including one each vs. Purdue and Illinois . . . played a season-high 3.5 minutes in the '98 home finale vs. Illinois . . .

AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in five games in 1997 (vs. Western Michigan, Memphis, Notre Dame, Indiana and Penn State) . . . worked behind Ray Hill at right cornerback . . . credited with five solo tackles, including two stops vs. Memphis . . . played a season-high 29 snaps in the '97 season opener vs. Western Michigan . . .

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Named to Blue Chip Illustrated's All-East Team as a running back in 1995 . . . ranked as New York's No. 2 defensive back and No. 4 prospect overall as a senior . . . first-team all-state selection rushed for 1,023 yards and scored 11 touchdowns in '95 . . . also had 32 tackles and five interceptions as a senior for Coach Ron James at Malverne (N.Y.) High School . . . earned all-county and all-conference honors as a junior . . . gained 826 yards rushing and scored 20 TDs . . . also lettered in basketball and track during his prep career . . . born Sept. 12, 1977, in Jamaica . . . majoring in merchandising management.

Brown's Career Statistics

Year G/GS UT AT TM
1997 5/0 5 0 5
1998 4/0 2 0 2
1999 8/0 0 0 0
Career 17/0 7 0 7

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