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  Desmond Brown
Desmond Brown

Player Profile

Miami, Fla.

High School:
Miami Norland/Miami Dade College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 200


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.