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Roger Brown

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 197 | College: Delaware
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Fifth-year senior who will add leadership and speed to a talented and deep Blue Hen defensive secondary … has played in 39 career games with 13 starts at Delaware … has registered career totals of 96 tackles, 10 pass breakups, and two interceptions … looking to return to full strength after missing all but three games in 2005 due to a sports hernia … injury occurred in spring but never fully healed … was granted an extra year of eligibility after playing as a true freshman in 2002 … one of the team's fastest and most athletic players … ran a 4.29 40-yard dash during spring drills, one of the fastest times in school history … also one of the team's strongest defensive backs … will team with veteran Rashaad Woodard to give Blue Hens two senior starting cornerbacks … was limited in spring drills while rehabilitating injury.

2005 Season

Selected as team co-captain with quarterback Sonny Riccio … overcame a sports hernia to start first three games of the season before being sidelined for the remainder of the season … was off to a fast start, collecting 23 tackles, including 18 solo stops, as part of Hens' 3-0 start vs. Lehigh, West Chester, and Holy Cross before injury … also had two pass breakups and forced a fumble … posted seven tackles vs. Lehigh, a career-high 11 tackles vs. West Chester, and five tackles and a forced fumble vs. Holy Cross … team went on to post a 6-5 record for head coach K.C. Keeler … did not participate in spring drills due to a sports hernia for which he had surgery in May.

2004 Season

Appeared in all 13 games and started final five contests of the season at cornerback for Hens … led team to 9-4 record, share of the Atlantic 10 Conference title, and a berth in the NCAA I-AA quarterfinals for head coach K.C. Keeler … took over starting spot from Rashaad Woodard in Week 9 vs. James Madison and started playoffs games vs. Lafayette and William & Mary … ranked 12th on team in tackles with 31 (22 solo) to go with 2.5 tackles for loss (10 yards) and three pass breakups … had career-high tying six tackles in I-AA first round win over Lafayette, including one tackle for loss, and had four tackles each vs. West Chester and Villanova.

2003 Season

Earned second letter as a part-time starter at cornerback … led team to 15-1 record, NCAA I-AA national title, and Atlantic 10 Conference title for head coach K.C. Keeler … appeared in 14 games and started contests vs. The Citadel, Richmond, and Northeastern … missed games vs. Rhode Island and Navy (sprained left knee vs. New Hampshire) posted 31 tackles for the season (14 solo) and two tackles for loss … also broke up five passes and intercepted a pass vs. Massachusetts … career-high six tackles vs. The Citadel and had four stops each vs. Maine and Villanova.

2002 Season

Joined defensive tackle Tom Parks and deep snapper Brett Wharton as only true freshmen to see action … team went 6-6 under first-year head coach K.C. Keeler … played in nine games with two starts (Northeastern and Maine) … played key role as fifth back in passing situations … posted 11 tackles (eight solo) … had best game vs. James Madison when he had four tackles, intercepted a pass, and covered almost 50 yards to run down JMU?s Jason Mallory at the one-yard line, avoiding a certain Dukes touchdown in a 23-10 win … also had three tackles vs. Northeastern … missed three games late in season(hamstring).

High School

Two-year standout at Albemarle High School under coach Rick Vrhovac … led team to 6-4 record three years in a row … honorable mention All-State as a senior when he rushed for over 1,700 yards … named Central Virginia Player of the Year, district Player of the Year, and also first team All-Northwest Region, first team All-Commonwealth District, and first team All-Central Virginia … rushed for over 1,500 yards as a junior when he was second team All-Northwest Region, first team All-Western District, and first team All-Central Virginia … played in the Virginia state All-Star game … standout sprinter for track team, placing second in the 100 meters (10.67) at the 2000 AAA state meet … regional and district champion in the 100 meters and 200 meters … ranked as one of the Top 20 high school sprinters in the nation … member of Patriot Athletic Leaders and Men on a Mission clubs.


Roger Darrell Brown … born Feb. 9, 1984 … son of Norman and Patricia Johnson … fitness major with a minor in business … has been active with the Greater Newark Boy?s and Girl?s Clubs … standout member of the Delaware track and field teams for coach Jim Fischer … indoors, owns the second best 200 meter time in school history (22.06) and ranks No. 4 in the 55 meters (6.44) and No. 5 in the 60 meters (6.96) … outdoors, has a career best 10.84 in the 100 meters and 22.29 in the 200 meters.Placed fifth in both the 100 meters and 4x100 meter relay (with UD football teammates Rashaad Woodard and Sidney Haugabrook) at the 2004 Colonial Athletic Association Outdoor Championships and placed 17th in the 55 meters at the 2004 IC4A Indoor Championships … in his first track season in 2002-03, placed second in the 100 meters and 4x100 meter relay and third in the 200 meters at the CAA Outdoor Championships, leading Delaware to a second place team finish … cousin, Roger Allen, played college football at Elon College in 1997-01.


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