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Omar Brown
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No. 38     Baltimore Ravens
Free Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-06) June 6, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Moncks Corner, South Carolina
High School: Moncks Corner (SC) Berkeley
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: Marshall
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLVII)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     3
Sacks     1.0
Interceptions     0
Forced fumbles     0

Omar Brown (born June 6, 1988) is an American Football Free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. Brown signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a undrafted free agent. Brown played College football at Marshall.

Early yearsEdit

Brown was a All-state selection while at Berkeley High School of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.[1] He was selected for All-Lowcountry Defensive Back of the Year.[1][2]

College careerEdit

Brown played College football at Marshall. He finished college football with 288 tackles, 9 Interceptions, 29 pass defended and 5 Forced fumbles.[3]

In his Freshman year, Brown recorded 14 tackles, one passes defened and a Forced fumble for the season.[3]

In his Sophomore year, Brown recorded 73 tackles, 2 Interceptions, 12 passes defended for the season.[3]

In his Junior year, Brown finished the season with 88 tackles, 3 Interceptions, 8 passes defended.[3] On September 10, 2010, Brown had 11 tackles against 23th ranked West Virginia but Marshall loss the game 24-21.[4]

In his Senior year, Brown finished the season with 113 tackles, 4 Interceptions, 8 passes defended and 4 Forced fumbles.[3] On September 4, 2011, In the season opener against West Virginia in which he recorded 5 tackles in the game as Marshall loss 34-13.[5] On September 10, 2011, He recorded 8 tackles and a Forced fumble against Southern Mississippi as Marshall wins the game 26-20.[6] On September 17, 2011, In a regular season game against Ohio in which Brown had a team leading 14 tackles and a pass deflection but Marshall loss the game 44-7.[7] On September 24, 2011, He had a team leading 17 tackles, one passes defended and a Forced fumble against 13th ranked Virginia Tech as Marshall loss 30-10.[8] In the next game against Louisville on October 1, 2011, He had 4 tackles, a Interception and a pass deflection.[9]

Professional careerEdit

Baltimore RavensEdit

On May 11, 2012, Brown signed with the Baltimore Ravens as a Undrafted free agent.[10][11] On August 31, 2012, He was released.[12] On September 1, 2012, He resigned with the Baltimore Ravens to join the practice squad.[13] On November 13, 2012, He was released from the practice squad to make room for quarterback Dennis Dixon.[14] On November 20, He was resigned to join the team's practice squad after doing a tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles.[15] On December 12, 2012, He was promoted to the active roster from the practice squad.[16]

Personal lifeEdit

He has two brothers named Kory Brown and Evan McKelvey who also play college football. Evan plays Linebacker at Marshall and Kory plays both Linebacker and Safety at Kentucky.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Marshall profile". herdzone.com. http://www.herdzone.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/brown_omar00.html. Retrieved 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ravens undrafted rookie Omar Brown gets extra push from his brothers". baltimoresun.com. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-08-13/sports/bs-sp-ravens-camp-0814-20120813_1_kory-brown-east-central-community-college-brothers. Retrieved 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Omar Brown College Statistics". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/omar-brown-1.html. Retrieved 2012.
  4. "(23) West Virginia 24, Marshall 21 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2010-09-10-marshall.html. Retrieved 10 September 2010.
  5. "Marshall 13, (24) West Virginia 34 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-09-04-west-virginia.html. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
  6. "Southern Mississippi 20, Marshall 26 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-09-10-marshall.html. Retrieved 10 September 2011.
  7. "Marshall 7, Ohio 44 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-09-17-ohio.html. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  8. "(13) Virginia Tech 30, Marshall 10 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-09-24-marshall.html. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
  9. "Marshall 17, Louisville 13 Box Score". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/boxscores/2011-10-01-louisville.html. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
  10. "Ravens sign 19 undrafted free agents". cbssports.com. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-reports/post/19017179. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  11. "Ravens Sign 20 Rookie Free Agents". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Press-Release---Ravens-Sign-20-Rookie-Free-Agents/87E918F3-794F-4E2C-8436-6D07C5E7F070. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  12. "Ravens Cut Roster To 53". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Cut-Roster-To-53/00bb124c-0b50-4326-8140-b3baa76bb089. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  13. "Ravens Sign Five To Practice Squad". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-Five-To-Practice-Squad/04493242-9632-4100-9591-671d9302f0fb. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  14. "Ravens re-sign former Steelers backup Dennis Dixon to practice squad". baltimoresun.com. http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-ravens-resign-former-steelers-backup-dennis-dixon-to-practice-squad-20121113,0,3457645.story. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  15. "Omar Brown back on Ravens' practice squad". baltimoresun.com. http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/ravens/ravens-insider/bal-omar-brown-back-on-ravens-practice-squad-20121120,0,1082139.story. Retrieved November 20, 2012.
  16. "Safety Omar Brown Moved Up To Active Roster". baltimoreravens.com. http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Safety-Omar-Brown-Moved-Up-To-Active-Roster/86e02ba1-2b20-47be-97c3-e7b7d414c7ea. Retrieved December 12, 2012.

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