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  Zach Brown
Zach Brown

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Royal Palm Beach

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 220

Position:
RB

03/18/2012

Spring Practice Insider: Day 3

The Panthers had their first day in full pads on Sunday.

11/28/2011

Meet the Press: Previewing the Syracuse Game

Coach Todd Graham discusses this week's matchup with the Orange.

11/25/2011

Pitt Falls Short To West Virginia, 21-20

Tino Sunseri passed for 137 yards, while Isaac Bennett rushed for 69 yards and one touchdown.

11/21/2011

Meet the Press: Backyard Brawl 2011

You can reach each weekly press conference transcript on PittsburghPanthers.com.

11/07/2011

Meet the Press: Todd Graham Previews the Louisville Game

You can read each weekly press conference transcript on PittsburghPanthers.com.

08/13/2011

Zach Brown at Training Camp

Zach Brown at Training Camp

08/11/2011

Zach Brown Interview

Zach Brown Interview

11/25/2011

Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia

Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia - AP Photo Gallery

11/12/2011

Pittsburgh vs. Louisville :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)

Pittsburgh vs. Louisville :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)

11/05/2011

Pittsburgh vs. No. 23 Cincinnati

AP photos from today's game.

10/26/2011

Pittsburgh vs. Connecticut

Pittsburgh vs. Connecticut - AP Photo Gallery

Transfer running back from Wisconsin who will have immediate eligibility at Pitt...provides the Pitt backfield with an experienced and durable back who can make an immediate impact...will have fifth-year eligibility for the Panthers in 2011.

At Wisconsin (2007-10): Three-year letterman for the Badgers who rushed for 1,152 yards and 11 touchdowns on 240 carries (4.8 avg.) for his career...also had 20 receptions for 105 yards (5.3 avg.)... played in 36 career games for the Badgers with nine starts...spent his final season (2010) as a redshirt...was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection (2008 and 2009). 2009: Earned his third letter...played in 12 games, starting five...finished third on the team in rushing yards (279), rushing attempts (66) and rushing touchdowns (three)...rushed for a season-high 63 yards with two touchdowns on 12 carries vs. Wofford...rushed for 51 yards on a season-high 14 carries vs. Northern Illinois. 2008: Earned his second letter after playing in 12 games...was third on the team with 55 carries for 305 yards (5.5 avg.) and three touchdowns...had a season-high 87 yards on 15 carries (5.8 avg.) and a TD vs. Akron. 2007: Made an instant impact as a true freshman, playing in 12 games and starting the final four contests of the season...logged 84 carries for 450 yards (5.4 avg.) and four TDs in those four starting assignments...had 568 rushing yards for the year, the fifth-highest rushing total ever for a Wisconsin freshman...named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week after he rushed for 250 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries (8.6 avg.) in a victory at Minnesota...his 250 yards were the 10th most in school history and the fourth highest by a Wisconsin freshman...rushed for 108 yards and two TDs on 27 carries (4.0 avg.) in upset win over 13th-ranked Michigan...first career starting assignment came at No. 1 Ohio State...carried 20 times for 63 yards (3.2 avg.) against the Buckeyes.

High School: Finished his career ranking second in career touchdowns (25) and rushing yards (1,984) at Royal Palm Beach...PrepStar All-American...rated one of the top 100 prospects in Florida by Rivals...rated one of the country's top 55 running back prospects by Scouts Inc. and Rivals...rushed for 1,062 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior...first team all-area and all-conference...Royal Palm Beach team captain...was twice selected the team's "Most Unselfish Player"...played under Coach Eric Patterson...a three-sport standout who earned nine varsity letters, including four in track, three in football and two in basketball...listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal: Zacchaeus Kadeem Brown, born 2/6/89, is the son of Chester and Nancy Brown...has one brother and one sister...will pursue his master's work in Pitt's School of Education.