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American Football Database
Patrick Brown
No. 79, 73     
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 34)
Place of birth: Naperville, Illinois
Career information
College: UCF
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2009)*
Career highlights and awards
* Conference USA All-Freshman (2005)
  • Honorable mention All-Conference USA (2006)
  • First-team All-Conference USA (2007)
  • Second-team All-Conference USA (2008)
Games played     16
Games started     0
Fumbles recovered     0
Stats at

Patrick Brown (born December 25, 1986) is an American football offensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Carolina Panthers in 2009. He played college football at Central Florida.

He has also been a member of the New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings, and New York Jets.

Early years

Brown attended St. Charles North High School in St. Charles, Illinois, where he played football and track and field. He was a two-time all-conference and all-area selection.

College career

After graduating high school, Brown attended the University of Central Florida beginning in 2005. As a true freshman, he started all 12 games he played in, leading the nation's freshman in that category. As a sophomore, he started 12 games again, earning honorable mention All-Conference USA honors. He started all 14 games in 2007, earning him first-team all-Conference USA honors. He started another 12 games in 2008, ending his national-best 50-game starting streak. He was again named as a first-team All-Conference USA selection.

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

Brown was signed by the Carolina Panthers after going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Panthers on September 5 during final cuts.

New England Patriots

Brown was signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots on September 6, 2009. He was released on September 24.

1st Stint with the Minnesota Vikings

Brown was signed to the practice squad of the Minnesota Vikings on September 29, 2009 after center Jon Cooper was promoted to the active roster.[1]

New York Jets

The Jets claimed Brown off waivers on September 5, 2010.[2] Brown was later waived by the team on September 23, 2010.[3]

Miami Dolphins

Two days before facing divisional rival, the New York Jets, the Dolphins would claim Brown off waivers on September 24, 2010.[4]

Brown was waived by the Dolphins on November 9, 2010.

2nd stint with the Minnesota Vikings

After passing through waivers Brown was signed back to the Vikings Practice Squad. After a season-ending injury to Offensive Guard Anthony Herrera, Brown was activated to the 53-man Active list on November 24.


  2. Vrentas, Jenny (September 5, 2010), "Jets cut David Clowney, claim three off waivers", (The Star-Ledger), archived from the original on October 16, 2010,, retrieved October 16, 2010
  3. Cimini, Rich (September 23, 2010), Cimini Tweet, Twitter, archived from the original on October 16, 2010,, retrieved October 16, 2010
  4. Schefter, Adam (September 24, 2010), Schefter Tweet, Twitter, archived from the original on October 16, 2010,, retrieved October 16, 2010

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