The 2012 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and FWAA First Team All-American, Brown led the team in tackles for a second-straight season with 91 stops, including six TFLs and one sack in 2012. He also has two interceptions this season, one against West Virginia and the other he returned for a touchdown a week later against Texas Tech. Aside from his All-America honors and Big 12 postseason honors, Brown was also a 2012 finalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award while also earning his degree from K-State.
A very talented player who stepped up and became not only a team leader but also one of the top linebackers in the Big 12...Earned honorable mention All-America honors from Sports Illustrated...Was also named First Team All-Big 12 by the league's coaches, Associated Press, Kansas City Star, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Rivals.com, while he was named the Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year by the league's coaches, AP, Kansas City Star, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and ESPN.com...Was a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award and was named to the watch lists for the Nagurski and Butkus Awards... Named the Midseason Defensive Player of the Year by ESPN.com and a first team midseason All-American by Phil Steele... Earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors following the Baylor game... Voted a team captain for the 2011 season...
Sat out after transferring from the University of Miami.
Played in all 12 regular season games and the Champs Sports Bowl... Registered 13 tackles, including a half tackle for loss and recovered one fumble... Had three stops at South Florida and two tackles against both Florida A&M and Central Florida... Recovered fumble came at Wake Forest.
Played in 11 games as a freshman, mostly on special teams but saw some action at linebacker against Duke... Had four tackles on the year.
Played at Wichita East under coach Brian Byers ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American game... Made 151 tackles, 10 sacks and one fumble recovery for a touchdown, despite missing two games as a senior... Totaled 132 tackles and 12 sacks as a junior... Selected as a Parade All-American and named to USA Today's All-USA team... Also an EA Sports All-American.
Arthur Brown was born June 17, 1990, in Wichita, Kan... Son of Arthur and Leionnie Brown... Younger brother, Bryce, is a running back for the Wildcats.