On Brown: Has shown great improvement from last season in terms of technique and fundamentals in the secondary ... Will contribute on special teams ... Transferred from University of Toledo prior to 2007 season with two seasons to play with Minutemen ... Expected to continue solid work on special teams and as a back-up cornerback in his senior season with the Minutemen.
As a senior in 2008: Saw action in 11 games this season ... Made nine tackles on the season.
As a junior in 2007: Joined UMass during summer training camp as a transfer ... Worked as a back-up cornerback and special teams standout, playing in 11 games ... Made eight total tackles, four solo and four assisted ... Credited with one of UMass' three safeties at Rhode Island (11/3) as UMass tied its own NCAA record for safeties in a game ... Two solo tackles on special teams at Southern Illinois (12/1) in NCAA Quarterfinal ... Assisted on tackle against Fordham (11/24) in NCAA First Round ... Two tackles at Hofstra (11/17) in season finale ... Posted a safety as he tackled Rhode Island punter Bryan Gianecchini in the end zone, also had a tackle ... Single stops against Northeastern (10/20) and Colgate (9/8).
As a sophomore in 2006 (at Toledo): Played in nine of 11 games for Toledo as the Rockets went 5-7 ... Made five tackles, two solo and three assisted ... Season-best three tackles at Kansas (9/15).
As a freshman in 2005 (at Toledo): Saw action in 12 games as Toledo won the GMAC Bowl ... Back-up safety and special teams contributor as a true freshman ... Made 18 tackles ... Career-high five tackles in first college game with five against Western Illinois (9/1).
Before College: Graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. ... Earned third-team Class 5A all-state and first-team all-county honors as a senior ... Had 44 tackles and broke up 10 passes...Was team captain of the track team, running on the state-record holding 4x100 relay team.
Personal: Keiron Keegan Brown ... Born June 12, 1987... Son of Neil and Marisa Brown ... Majoring in History.
CAREER STATISTICS (Defense) Year GP UT AT TT Sacks TFL Int PBU 2005 UT 12/0 7 11 18 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2006 UT 9/0 2 3 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2007 11/0 4 4 8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Totals 32/0 13 18 31 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
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