2009 Scouting Report: Three-year letterman slated to provide veteran depth and competition at strong safety... excellent understanding of Pitt's coverages and defensive schemes...also will be a staple on special teams.
2008: Played in eight games to earn his third letter...served as a reserve free safety and on special teams...had three tackles on the season...had a career-high two stops vs. Navy.
2007: Earned his second letter, playing in 11 games as a reserve strong safety and on special teams...had two tackles.
2006: Lettered in his first active season, playing in 11 games...playing time came mostly on special teams...also provided depth at free safety...had two tackles on the year.
2005: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: One of New York's top prospects after rushing for more than 3,000 yards his final two seasons... rushed for 1,437 yards and 19 touchdowns on 177 carries (8.1 avg.) his senior year...as a junior, rushed for 1,597 yards on 209 carries (7.6 avg.), while accounting for 146 points...The Post-Standard All-Central New York... three-time all-section...became the first junior recipient of the Albright Award, given annually to Oswego County's Most Outstanding Football Player...three-year starter on both offense and defense...played outside linebacker and strong safety on defense...helped Paul V. Moore to three sectional playoff berths...rated New York's No. 12 prospect by Rivals.com, No. 13 by SuperPrep and No. 17 by Scout.com...PrepStar All-East Region...SuperPrep All-Northeast Team...selected to play in the New York versus New Jersey Governor's Bowl all-star game and the Arcaro Classic...played under Coach Bert Conklin...also a basketball and track standout...National Honor Society.
Personal: Irvan Albert Brown, born 6/11/87, is the son of Grover and Patti Brown...has one brother, Aaron, who was a four-year letterman at receiver for New Hampshire (2003-06)...architectural studies major.
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