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  Desmond Brown
Desmond Brown

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Norland/Miami Dade College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200

Position:
RB

04/13/2013

Football closes spring drills with annual Blue-Gold Scrimmage

The Panthers concluded 15 spring workouts on Friday night.

03/05/2013

Football opens spring drills eyeing first season of ACC play

Coach Chryst has 15 practices scheduled beginning March 5.

07/28/2012

148 Panthers Earn Big East Academic All-Star Nomination

Women's Swimming and Diving Leads All Squads With 21 Honorees

03/14/2012

Panthers Prepare to Open Spring Football Drills

Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.

02/09/2012

Sixteen Football Players Named To Big East All-Academic Team

Myles Caragein is a four-year awardee

2012: Played in eight games as a special teams contributor to letter...had four tackles on coverage units, including a season-high two stops at Cincinnati.

2011: Joined Pitt as a spring walk-on and provided depth at tailback...transferred to Pitt from Miami Dade Community College but did not play football there...the 2011 season marked Brown's first taste of organized football since high school...made one game appearance (Syracuse)...Big East All-Academic Football Team honoree.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played running back and linebacker at Miami Norland Senior under Coach Nigel Dunn.

PERSONAL: Desmond Dion Brown, born 5/29/90, is the son of Adrianne Moss and Eddie Brown...has two brothers...brother Antonio is a wide receiver with the Pittsburgh Steelers...his father, "Touchdown" Eddie Brown, was a star receiver at Louisiana Tech before going on to become a two-time Arena Football League MVP with the Albany/Indiana Firebirds (1994-2003)...he retired as the AFL's career leader with 303 TDs and, as part of the AFL's 20th anniversary in 2006, was selected the league's top all-time player...psychology major.