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Richie Brown
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Brown in 2014
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Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-04-15) April 15, 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth: Long Beach, Mississippi
Career information
College: Mississippi State
Undrafted in 2017
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2017)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Richard Brown, Jr. (born April 15, 1994) is an American football linebacker that is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Mississippi State, leading the team in tackles as the starting middle linebacker in 2015 and 2016.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

Brown was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2017.[2] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[3]

Carolina PanthersEdit

On December 5, 2017, Brown was signed to the Carolina Panthers' practice squad.[4] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers on January 8, 2018.[5]

On August 31, 2018, Brown was waived by the Panthers.[6]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On September 25, 2018, Brown was signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad.[7] He was released on October 18, 2018.[8]

On July 26, 2019, Brown was re-signed by the Falcons.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Richie Brown". HailState.com. http://www.hailstate.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2132. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  2. Smith, Scott (May 1, 2017). "Bucs' Rookie Free Agents Flesh Out Roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20171025204801/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-smith/Bucs-Rookie-Free-Agents-Flesh-Out-Roster/0bbae856-9641-489b-bc56-2349782ddfb7. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  3. Smith, Scott (September 2, 2017). "Wide Variety of Moves Gets Bucs to 53". https://web.archive.org/web/20171208151620/http://www.buccaneers.com/news/article-1/Wide-Variety-of-Moves-Gets-Bucs-to-53/229beb34-4568-4236-8cc8-4ad794feb408.
  4. Henson, Max (December 5, 2017). "Panthers sign Spencer Paysinger, put Jared Norris on IR". https://web.archive.org/web/20180313134739/http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Panthers-sign-Spencer-Paysinger-put-Jared-Norris-on-IR/b189dc10-b388-4591-95a1-9f22ea6ce035.
  5. Strickland, Bryan (January 8, 2018). "Notes: Jonathan Stewart among vets vested in returning". http://www.panthers.com/news/article-2/Notes-Jonathan-Stewart-among-vets-vested-in-returning/a185b3f6-4d3e-4ecc-8c97-39bf67b4fe59.
  6. Henson, Max (August 31, 2018). "Panthers announce first wave of cuts". https://www.panthers.com/news/panthers-announce-first-wave-of-cuts.
  7. McFadden, Will (September 25, 2018). "Falcons place Ricardo Allen on injured reserve; make several roster moves". https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-place-ricardo-allen-on-injured-reserve-make-several-roster-moves.
  8. McFadden, Will (October 18, 2018). "Falcons sign Jermaine Grace to practice squad, waive Richie Brown". https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-sign-jermaine-grace-to-practice-squad-waive-richie-brown.
  9. McFadden, Will (July 26, 2019). "Falcons agree to terms with Stephone Anthony and Richie Brown". https://www.atlantafalcons.com/news/falcons-agree-to-terms-with-stephone-anthony-and-richie-brown.

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