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Curtis Brown
DB #31
Height:
6-0
Weight:
185
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Longview, Texas
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 34 49 41 8 0 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 PIT 7 7 6 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 PIT 15 28 24 4 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 PIT 12 14 11 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO (34-0/0-0): Curtis Brown was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012 with an ankle injury…placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 22, 2011 with a knee injury…drafted by the Steelers in the third round (95th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO (34-0/0-0): Curtis Brown was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012 with an ankle injury…placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 22, 2011 with a knee injury…drafted by the Steelers in the third round (95th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

2013 (7-0): Curtis Brown saw action on special teams in seven contests…inactive for four games (9/16 at Cincinnati, 10/20 vs. Baltimore, 10/27 at Oakland and 11/3 at New England)…tied a career high with three special teams tackles 11/10 vs. Buffalo…had one special teams tackle 9/8 vs. Tennessee, 9/22 vs. Chicago, 11/17 vs. Detroit and 11/24 at Cleveland…left the game (11/24 at Cleveland) in the third quarter with a knee injury and did not return…placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured List on November 26, 2013 with a knee injury.

2012 (15-0): Appeared in 15 games, mainly as a special teams player and reserve cornerback…led the team with 18 special teams tackles…placed on the Reserve/Injured List on December 29, 2012 due to an ankle injury…9/9 at Denver: Tallied one special teams tackle…9/23 at Oakland: Had one special teams tackle…10/7 vs. Philadelphia: Had a team-high two special teams tackles…10/11 at Tennessee: Had one special teams tackle…10/21 at Cincinnati: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams…recorded his first two career tackles…added two special teams tackles...10/28 vs. Washington: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams…added two special teams stops…downed a Drew Butler punt at the Redskins’ one-yard line late in the second quarter…11/4 at N.Y. Giants: Named a special teams captain for the game…added a special teams stop…also saw action in the secondary…11/12 vs. Kansas City: Tallied one special teams tackle…11/18 vs. Baltimore: Tied a career high with three special teams tackles…11/25 at Cleveland: Had one special teams tackle…also saw action in the secondary…12/2 at Baltimore: Saw increased action in the secondary due to an injury to CB Ike Taylor…added one special teams tackle…12/9 vs. San Diego: Saw increased action in the secondary due to the injured Taylor…added one special teams tackle…12/16 at Dallas: Saw action in the secondary, recording one tackle…12/23 vs. Cincinnati: Saw action in the secondary, recording his first career pass breakup…added one special teams tackle.

2011 (12-0/0-0): Saw action in 12 games on special teams…had a team-high 15 special teams tackles…forced his first career fumble on special teams at Houston on October 2, 2011…placed on the team’s Reserve/Injured List on December 22, 2011 with a knee injury…9/19 vs. Seattle: Saw action in his first career game on special teams, recording two special teams tackles…9/25 at Indianapolis: Recorded one special teams tackle…10/2 at Houston: Registered a career-high three special teams tackles…forced his first career fumble on special teams on the opening kickoff…10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Recorded one special teams tackle…11/6 vs. Baltimore: Had one special teams tackle…11/13 at Cincinnati: Registered one special teams tackle…11/27 at Kansas City: Had one special teams tackle…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Tied a career high with three special teams tackles…12/8 vs. Cleveland: Recorded two special teams tackles…12/19 at San Francisco: Inactive due to a knee injury…12/22: Placed on the Reserve/Injured List with a knee injury.

COLLEGE: Curtis Brown played in 52 games, starting 27 of them at cornerback...recorded 108 tackles (82 solos) with 2.5 stops for combined losses of 13 yards...caused one fumble...gained 151 yards with one touchdown on two interceptions (75.5 avg.)...deflected 17 pass attempts...blocked one punt and notched one quarterback pressure...gained 199 yards on 14 punt returns (14.21 avg.)...majored in youth and communications studies. 2010: Played in all 12 games, starting 10 at cornerback...named second-team All-Big 12 Conference...named on the watch lists for the Bronko Nagurski (top college defender) and Jim Thorpe Awards (top college defensive back)...recorded 23 tackles...was a key member of a secondary that finished second in the second in the Big 12 and sixth in the country in pass defense (161.58 ypg), as well as fifth in the league in pass efficiency defense (118.92 avg.)...registered one interception, gaining 74 yards on the return...deflected four other pass attempts, including three on third-down attempts. 2009: Started all 14 games in the secondary...named honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference...recipient of the Frank Denius Award as Texas’ Most Valuable Special Teams Player...ranked eighth among Longhorns defenders with 47 tackles (34 solos), including 1.5 stops for combined losses of 11 yards...key member of a secondary that finished second in the Big 12 and 19th in the country in pass defense (179.57 ypg), as well as third in the conference and 10th nationally in pass efficiency defense (100.48 avg.)...registered one interception, gaining 77 yards with a touchdown on the return...deflected seven pass attempts...caused one fumble and blocked one punt. 2008: Played in all 13 games with four starts in the secondary...recorded 28 tackles (23 solos)...registered five pass deflections and added one quarterback pressure. 2007: Played in all 13 games as a reserve defensive back and on special teams...had 13 tackles (11 solos) with one pass deflection.

PERSONAL: Curtis Brown attended Gilmer High School (Gilmer, Texas)...a two-time all-state selection...earned 3A All-State first-team honors by the Associated Press and the Texas Sport Writers Association as a senior...Super Team first-team choice by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football...participated in the 2007 U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a member of the West team...started at receiver as a junior and senior and at cornerback as a sophomore...concluded his prep career with 119 receptions for 2,183 yards and 25 touchdowns, adding 1,022 yards with 10 more scores on 78 carries...recorded 76 tackles with 23 pass deflections and five interceptions on defense...led Gilmer to a 10-1 overall record as a senior while contributing 970 yards with 14 touchdowns on 40 receptions and 168 yards with another score on 16 carries...added 15 tackles on defense...named District 15-3A Most Valuable Player as a junior while helping his team to a 10-2 overall record...contributed 974 yards with 10 touchdowns on 63 receptions and 750 yards with eight more scores on 47 carries...added 15 tackles and five pass deflections on defense...named District Newcomer of the Year and 13-3A Sophomore of the Year while helping Gilmer claim the 2004 Class 3A Division II State Championship title with a perfect 16-0 overall record...delivered 46 tackles, 18 pass deflections and five interceptions, adding 239 yards with a touchdown on 16 receptions and 104 with another score on 15 carries...given the highest rating of five-stars by Rivals.com, as that recruiting service listed him as the second-best cornerback and 21st overall prospect in the nation, as well as the fourth-best recruit in the state of Texas...also rated a five-star prospect by Scout.com, who ranked him as the third-best cornerback recruit in the country...also excelled as a sprinter and long jumper on Gilmer’s track and field squad, recording a 10.6 in the 100-meter dash...raised by his paternal grandmother since he was six weeks old...father, Aundray Taylor, played football as a freshman at Oklahoma State in 1978...uncle, Hosea Taylor, was a defensive end for the Baltimore Colts in 1981 and 1983 after playing college football at the University of Houston (1977-80)...helped victims of Hurricane Katrina with his church during his prep days...has one daughter, Alayah…Full name: Curtis Jamaal Brown.

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