A three-year starter at corner ... All-Big 12 selection in 2011 ... Ran track for the Cowboys in the spring of 2009 ... A first-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree in 2009 ... Got his first career start in the 2010 Cotton Bowl vs. Ole Miss ... Ended his career with 40 starts ... Did not start at Baylor due to injury, but did play a handful of snaps against the Bears.
Finished fifth on the team with 62 tackles ... Had a season-high 10 tackles at Oklahoma ... Credited with seven tackles at Arizona and six against West Virginia ... Had a quarterback sack for an eight-yard loss against Arizona ... Had five tackles against Texas, TCU, Iowa State and Kansas State ... Only played briefly in OSU's 84-0 season-opening win over Savannah State ... Did not accumulate any stats in that game ... Had four stops against Texas Tech and Kansas ... Had four tackles and a PBU at Baylor off the bench ... Finished his career strong against Purdue with five tackles, two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery he returned 11 yards.
Finished the season No. 14 nationally and second in the Big 12 with five interceptions ... Was third in the country with 1.54 passes defended per game ... Had 20 on the season ... Intercepted a pass at Texas A&M and deflected a pass that James Thomas intercepted to clinch the victory over the Aggies ... Also had picks against Tulsa (with two PBUs) and at Missouri, which he returned for 21 yards ... Had a season-high 10 tackles in the win over Kansas State ... Had nine stops against Iowa State with a tackle for loss and three break-ups ... Also had nine tackles vs. Stanford and eight against the Aggies ... Had seven tackles against Texas Tech to lead the Cowboys in that category ... Was sturdy in the Bedlam game with an interception, eight tackles and a pair of pass break-ups ... Had an interception and a tackle for a three-yard loss against Kansas ... Broke up two passes and a had a tackle for a three-yard loss at Texas ... Recovered two fumbles against Baylor and returned them a total of 47 yards.
Started every game at corner ... Tied for second on the team with 77 tackles ... Had a career-best 12 tackles against Texas A&M and 11 stops vs. Texas ... Credited with seven tackles against Nebraska, Troy and Arizona ... Had an interception with a 22-yard return against Tulsa ... Caused and recovered a fumble on the same play to set up OSU's first touchdown against Baylor ... Had six stops at Kansas, including one behind the line of scrimmage ... Had five tackles against OU with an interception and two pass deflections ... Turned in one of the defensive plays of the year against the Sooners when he leaped in front of the OU sidelines and re-directed a Landry Jones pass to an in-bounds Shaun Lewis for an interception ... It was named as the defensive play of the year by ESPN.com's Pat Forde and ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit ...Finished second on the team with eight pass break-ups.
Saw action in seven games after being sidelined with injury for six games late in the season ... Saw most of his action on special teams ... Returned from injury to start in the Cotton Bowl game against Ole Miss at a corner spot ... Credited with three tackles and a pass break-up against the Rebels in a very nice outing ... Had two tackles against Texas A&M and Grambling State.
A member of the Houston all-area team and a member of the Texas Football Magazine top 300 list ... District MVP as a senior and all-district as a junior ... Helped lead the Mustangs to a 10-3 record as a senior and a district and area championship ... A finalist for the Houston Touchdown Club player of the year honors ... Also a member of the track team ... Rivals.com considered him the No. 61 prospect in the greater Houston area.
Born March 24, 1990, in Shreveport, La. ... Son of Thatford Brown ... Has two older brothers ... Economics major.
- 10/01/12 NFL DRAFT SCOUT FALLER: CB BRODRICK BROWN, OKLAHOMA STATE...The Cowboys have a pair of talented cornerbacks with junior Justin Gilbert and senior Brodrick Brown on the outside. But both had their ups and downs in the loss to Texas Saturday night, especially Brown. Listed at just 5-8 and 185-pounds, he doesn't look like much and will make some plays that most his size can't, but his smaller stature was exposed several times against the Longhorns. In the run game, Brown was routinely washed out of the play by receivers on the perimeter as he struggled to disengage blocks. He is feisty and physical, never backing down, but his shorter arms show on tackle attempts, failing to consistently finish. Although he has swivel hips and very good short-area quickness, his long speed is also a question mark. Brown lined up in press coverage against the Longhorns, but allowed the receiver to gain a step and beat him downfield with pure speed, attracting a pass interference penalty as Brown started grabbing to prevent the big pass, never looking for the ball. His experience (32 straight starts) and competitiveness should earn him a third day draft pick, but his lack of ideal size and speed will always limit him at the next level. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
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