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DeAndre Brown
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DeAndre Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ocean Springs, Miss.

High School:
Ocean Springs HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 239

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/12/1989

Experience:
2L

12/20/2009

Middle Tennessee Dashes Past Southern Miss, 42-32

Southern Miss vs. Middle Tennessee State

Will forgo senior season to enter the 2011 NFL Draft ... Finished second on the Southern Miss career charts in TD receptions (24), third in receiving yards (2,207) and fifth in catches (134) ... 2010 (Jr.): Missed seven games during the year with a lower leg strain ... Totaled 20 catches for 305 yards ... Caught at least three passes in five of the six games that he played ... Best game of season came in which he caught five passes for 100 yards against Prairie View (9/11), for the seventh 100-yard receiving game of his career ... Had longest catch of 53 yards at UCF (11/13) and also added an acrobatic touchdown catch in the end zone ... Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the spring semester ... 2009 New Orleans Bowl: Caught four passes for 65 yards and two touchdowns ... Also caught one pass for a two-point conversion ... Added a solo tackle ... 2009 (So.): Returned from previous season's leg injury, a broken leg in the opening quarter in the 2008 New Orleans Bowl, and appeared in 11 games, starting three ... Did not play in the season opener against Alcorn State (9/5) due to recovery from his previous season leg injury and missed the UAB game (10/1) due to a shoulder injury ... Led the team in receiving yards and touchdown receptions ... Had 785 yards on 47 catches with nine touchdowns ... Posted a season-long catch of 95 yards against Tulsa (11/21), to register his second career 90-plus yard TD reception ... Closed the season with two 100-plus yard games ... Best game of the year came on a seven-catch, 145-yard day at East Carolina (11/28) in the regular-season finale ... Other 100-yard game came against Tulsa with 135 yards ... Added 16 rushing yards on two carries ... Earned All-Conference USA second-team honors ... A third-team preseason All-American by Phil Steele's preseason college football publication and a C-USA All-Conference performer by the coaches ... Garnered preseason league nods from Phil Steele's, Sporting News, Athlon's and Lindy's ... 2008 (Fr.): Freshman of the Year in C-USA by The Sporting News and Rivals.com ... Tabbed first-team Freshman All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com ... Made the Football Writer's Association Freshman All-American Team ... The only freshman to earn first-team All-Conference USA honors by the league's 12 coaches ... Recorded more touchdown receptions than any other freshman in the school's history with 12, which also ranks second on the single-season school chart ... Broke the school single-season mark for most receptions with 67 during freshman campaign ... Suffered severe leg break in opening quarter of R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl ... Enjoyed his breakout game at Rice (10/18) as he tallied season-highs for catches (12) and yardage (221) to go along with a school-record four touchdown receptions ... Followed that game with eight catches for 110 yards and two touchdown receptions against Memphis (10/25) and three catches for 97 yards against UAB ... Had four 100-yard receiving game ... Ranked first in the country in TD receptions among freshmen and second in the nation among freshmen in receiving yards per game (85.9) while ranking No. 23 overall in the FBS ... Placed second nationally among freshmen for receptions per game (5.2) and tied for No. 52 overall ... Had a touchdown catch in seven of the last 10 games ... Became just the third Southern Miss player to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season with 1,117, which ranks second on the school's single season charts behind Sherrod Gideon (1,186/1998) ... Hooked up with fellow freshman Austin Davis for a 97-yard touchdown catch, which is the longest play from scrimmage in the school's history ... Voted preseason Newcomer of the Year for Conference USA by Blue Ribbon Football Magazine ... Prep: A Parade All-American who tallied 36 catches for 730 yards and 15 touchdowns last season for coach Todd Mangum and totaled 1,800 all-purpose yards to go along with 230 rushing yards and 65 tackles and interception on defense ... Added 21 receptions for 350 yards and 13 touchdowns with 35 tackles and a pick as a junior ... Notched 31 catches and 700 yards and seven TDs as a sophomore ... to go along with Named to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio and caught a touchdown pass in the game ... Rated in the Top 10 nationally as a wide receiver including No. 3 by Scout.com, No. 4 by Rivals.com and No. 7 by ESPN ... Tabbed as top player in the state by Rivals ... Ranked No. 13 by Scout, No. 22 by Rivals and No. 23 by ESPN ... Named by the Clarion-Ledger as a member of their Dandy Dozen, first team All-State and the No. 1 Most Wanted recruit in the state ... First team all-state by the Mississippi Association of Coaches and all-South State by the Sun Herald ... Scored on a 55-yard pass from fellow signee Bret Jefcoat in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic in Mobile in December ... Personal: Son of Kevin and Patricia Brown ... Majoring in sports management ... Born Oct. 12, 1989.

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