Richie Brown
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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]


  1. "Richie Brown". Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  2. Smith, Scott (May 1, 2017). "Bucs' Rookie Free Agents Flesh Out Roster". Retrieved May 5, 2017.
  3. Smith, Scott (September 2, 2017). "Wide Variety of Moves Gets Bucs to 53".
  4. Henson, Max (December 5, 2017). "Panthers sign Spencer Paysinger, put Jared Norris on IR".
  5. Strickland, Bryan (January 8, 2018). "Notes: Jonathan Stewart among vets vested in returning".
  6. Henson, Max (August 31, 2018). "Panthers announce first wave of cuts".
  7. McFadden, Will (September 25, 2018). "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".
  9. McFadden, Will (July 26, 2019). "Falcons agree to terms with Stephone Anthony and Richie Brown".

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