Derek Brown
No. 24, 21, 20     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1971-04-15) April 15, 1971 (age 49)
Place of birth: Banning, California
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 1993 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109
Debuted in 1993 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1996 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Rushing att-yards     388-1,383
Receptions-yards     108-918
Touchdowns     9
Stats at NFL.com

Derek Dernell Brown (born April 15, 1971 in Banning, California) is a former American football running back. Brown played for four seasons in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints. He started his career at Servite High School in Anaheim, California, and graduated in 1993 from the University of Nebraska.

While at Servite High, a school with other notable football alumni such as Steve Beuerlein, Turk Schonert, and Blaine Nye, he set the Orange County single season rushing record with a mark of over 3,000 yards .

During his NFL career with the Saints he amassed 1,383 yards on 388 carries and scored six touchdowns in 56 games. He also caught 108 passes for 918 yards and three touchdowns. During this span he managed to only fumble the ball five times and returned five kicks for 71 yards.

Statistics[edit | edit source]

Brown's stats for the Nebraska Cornhuskers
Rushing Receiving
YEAR ATT YDS AVG LP TD NO. YDS AVG LP TD
1990 59 375 6.4 59 5 5 79 15.8 23 1
1991 230 1,313 5.7 61 14 10 86 8.6 19 0
1992 169 1,011 6.0 44 4 13 148 11.4 22 0
Totals 458 2,699 5.9 61 23 28 313 11.2 23 1
Brown's stats in the NFL
Rushing Receiving
YEAR TEAM ATT YDS AVG LP TD NO. YDS AVG LP TD
1993 NOR 180 705 3.9 60 2 21 170 8.1 19 1
1994 NOR 146 489 3.3 16 3 44 428 9.7 37 1
1995 NOR 49 159 3.2 35 1 35 266 7.6 19 1
1996 NOR 13 30 2.3 12 0 8 54 6.8 18 0
Totals 388 1,383 3.6 60 6 108 918 8.5 37 3

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Derek D. Brown". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BrowDe01.htm. Retrieved 10 February 2013.


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