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Sammy Brown
No. 57     St. Louis Rams
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-17) April 17, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
High School: Wiggins (MS) Stone Co.
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
College: Houston
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
* St. Louis Rams ( 2012)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Tackles     0
Sacks     0
Pass deflections     0
Interceptions     0
Forced fumbles     0

Sammy Brown (born April 17, 1990 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) is an American football outside linebacker for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football for the University of Houston after transferring from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. He has also played for the Miami Dolphins.

College careerEdit

Brown attended Stone County High School in Wiggins, Mississippi. He spent his first two college seasons competing at Gulf Coast Community College, where he totaled 64 tackles, one forced fumble, and two interceptions. He transferred to the University of Houston for the spring semester of his sophomore season and participated in spring practice. In his junior season, he played in all 12 games, starting 11 of them. He led Conference USA and finished fifth in the NCAA in tackles for loss with 20. He finished the season with 76 total tackles. In his senior season, Brown played in all 14 of Houston's games, and finished with 93 total tackles, 30 tackles for loss, and 13.5 sacks. Brown's 30 tackles for loss ranked second in the NCAA.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-DraftEdit

Brown was not invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, but was seen by many scouts as an intriguing pass-rusher.

St. Louis RamsEdit

On May 5, 2012, He was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent.[1] At the conclusion of 2012 training camp, Brown was released with the intention of him clearing waivers and being re-signed to the practice squad. However, he was picked up by the Miami Dolphins on waivers.

Miami DolphinsEdit

Brown was claimed on waivers by the Dolphins on September 1, 2012. He was a healthy inactive in the team's season opener versus the Houston Texans. After 10 days with the team, Brown was released on September 11, 2012.

Second stint with RamsEdit

On September 14, the Rams brought Brown back, signing him to their practice squad. Brown became notable during the team's week 7 preparation, when Rams coach Jeff Fisher had Brown practice while wearing a long blond wig to emulate Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.[2] Brown was elevated to the active roster on November 30, 2012, to give the team a full group of linebackers in the absence of the injured Mario Haggan.

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