2015 NFL DRAFT

Matt Brown, RB

School: Temple  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Height/Weight: 5-5 / 169 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
62947-
Career Notes
Finished No. 2 in all-purpose yardage (5,272), No. 3 in rushing touchdowns (22), No. 4 in 100-yard rushing performances (10) ...Set the season record for punt return average (14.2) in 2012....Set the school record for kickoff return yards in a game with 227 at No. 12/10 Louisville in 2012.

2012 BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Year ... 2012 first-team All-BIG EAST at return specialist ... 2012 ESPN.com All-BIG EAST Team at return specialist ... 2012 CBSSports.com BIG EAST All-Conference Team ... 2012 first-team All-BIG EAST at kickoff returner by College Sports Madness ... 2012 second-team All-BIG EAST at punt returner by College Sports Madness ... BIG EAST Specialist of the Week [Nov. 5, 20120] ... CFP National All-Purpose Performer of the Week [Nov. 4, 2012] ... 2012 Midseason third-team All-BIG EAST by Phil Steele ... named to the Paul Hornung Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 4, 2012) ... CFP Honorable Mention National All-Purpose Performer of the Week (Oct. 28, 2012; Sept. 3, 2012) ...ESPN Helmet Stickers (Sept. 2, 2012) ... 2012 preseason second-team All-BIG EAST selection at punt returner by Phil Steele's College Football ... third-team honoree at RB and fourth-team pick at KR ... named to the 2012 College Football Performance Awards Preseason All-Purpose Watch List ... 2012 College Sports Madness second-team All-BIG EAST selection at RB and KR ... recipient of the Mark Bresani Award for spirit and enthusiasm following 2012 spring drills.

2011 third-team All-MAC honoree [RB]... 2011 third-team All-MAC [KOR] by Phil Steele ... 2011 third-team All-MAC [KOR] by College Sports Madness ... MAC Specialist of the Week (Nov. 28, 2011) ... CFP National Kickoff Returner of the Week (Nov. 27, 2011) ... MAC Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 14, 2011) ... OwlSports.com Athlete of the Week (Nov. 28, Nov. 14, Oct. 24, 2011) ... 2011 Mid-season third-team All-MAC by Phil Steele ... named the coaches' offensive player of the week three times (Oct. 8, 2011; Nov. 9, 2011; Nov. 119, 2011) and specialist of the week twice (Sept. 24, 2011; Nov. 25, 2011) ...2011 preseason third-team All-MAC selection by Phil Steele's College Football ... 2010 second-team All-MAC honoree ... 2010 third-team All-MAC by Phil Steele ... OwlSports.com Athlete of the Month (October 2010) ... MAC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2010) ... Philadelphia Daily News Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2010), Honorable Mention National Performer of the Week (Oct. 3, 2010), Rivals.com National MAC Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2010), and OwlSports.com Athlete of the Week (Oct. 4, 2010).

Named the coaches' offensive player of the week following the Central Michigan and Army games (Sept. 9, 2010; Oct. 2, 2010) ... named National Performer of the Week at Running Back by the Football Performance Awards (Nov. 22), Helmet Stickers by ESPN.com (Nov. 22), and Philadelphia Daily News Player of the Week following the Kent State game ... named the coaches' offensive player of the week following the Kent State and Ohio games (Nov. 22, 2009; Nov. 28, 2009) ... named the coaches' specialist of the week following the Toledo game (Oct. 25, 2009).

2012 Season
Played in 10 games with three starts at tailback ... also played on the kickoff return and punt return units ... finished the season third in rushing with 372 yards and four touchdowns on 60 carries and third in scoring with 36 points ... top returner with 241 yards on 17 punt returns and 790 yards and a touchdown on 31 kickoff returns ... top Owl with 1,434 all-purpose yards ... led the BIG EAST in kick return average (25.5) and all-purpose yardage (143.4) ... rushed for 71 yards and the Owls' first two touchdowns in the first half of play of the record-breaking win at Army ... left the game with 10:54 remaining in the second quarter with a hamstring injury to his left leg and did not return ... led the Owls with 35 yards on nine carries against Cincinnati ... also returned three kickoffs for 78 yards and three punts for 28 yards against the Bearcats ... returned the opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown at No. 12/10 Louisville, the second KOR TD of his career ... finished the game with a game record 227 kickoff return yards on seven returns en route to BIG EAST Specialist of the Week honors.

Had three kickoff returns for 120 yards, including a season-long 77-yard return, as well as a six-yard punt return at Pitt ... returned four kickoffs for 74 yards and three punts for 25 yards against No. 19/17 Rutgers ... returned a 24-yard kickoff in limited action in the overtime win at Connecticut ... had 59 rushing yards and a touchdown in the win over South Florida ... also returned two kickoffs for 38 yards ... rushed for 26 yards and made his first career touchdown reception at Penn State ... also had a solo tackle and returned three kickoffs for 65 yards ... had a career-high 123 kickoff returns yards on a career-best five returns against Maryland ... recorded the 10th 100-yard performance of his career in the win over Villanova ... led the Owls with 145 yards and a 56-yard TD run on 19 carries en route to several weekly honors ... also had a career-high four punt returns for a career-high 84 yards, including a 45-yard return ... returned three kickoffs for 41 yards ... lettered.

2011 Season
Played in all 13 games with three starts... also played on the kickoff, kickoff return, punt, and punt return units ... second in rushing with 916 yards and six touchdowns on 155 carries ... team's top kickoff returner with 703 yards and a TD on 28 returns and punt returner with 182 yards on 18 returns on the season ... had 49 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries in the bowl win over Wyoming ... received the starting nod in the win over Kent State ... tied the school record with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against the Flashes ... started against Army, helping the Owls to a school record rushing TDs in a season ... finished with 133 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries ... marked his ninth career 100-yard game and fifth of the season, ... received the starting nod in the win over Miami ... rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown en route to MAC Offensive Player of the Week and OwlSports.com Athlete of the Week honors ... also returned four kickoffs for 53 yards against the RedHawks.

Returned five kickoffs for 96 yards at Ohio ... eclipsed the 100-yard mark in rushing for the seventh time in his career and third time this season with 119 yards rushing on 22 carries at Bowling Green ... teamed with RB Bernard Pierce again as the only tandem to each rush for 100 yards in the same game; the only duo to do it four times in school history ... also had three kickoff returns for 75 yards and a career-high three punt returns for a career-high 46 yards, including a career-long 47-yard return against the Falcons ... recorded his sixth 100-yard performance with 120 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries in the shutout of Buffalo ... rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in the win at Ball State, marking the fifth 100-yard performance of his career ... returned five kickoffs for 106 yards against Toledo ... rushed for 75 yards and had two kickoff returns for 100 yards in the win at Maryland ... had three kickoff returns for 85 yards, including a 32-yard return, against Penn State ... had 85 yards on 16 carries in the win at Akron ... also returned two punts for 21 yards ... had 11 carries for 32 yards in the win over Villanova ... also had a 37-yard punt return and 23-yard kickoff return ... lettered.

2010 Season
Team captain for the Buffalo game ... played in 12 games with seven starts ... also played on the kickoff return unit ... leading rusher for the season, finishing with 830 yards and seven touchdowns on 162 carries ... TU leader at Miami with 56 yards on 14 carries and a 10-yard reception ... led the Owls with 72 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries against Ohio ... also had 20 yards on four receptions and an 18-yard kickoff return against the Bobcats ... had 20 yards on four carries in the win at Kent State ... named the OwlSports.com Athlete of the Month for October ... rushed for 69 yards on 13 carries in the shutout of Akron ... led the Owls with 109 yards (second of season, fourth of career) on 20 carries in the win at Buffalo ... coupled with Bernard Pierce as just the ninth duo in school history to each rush for 100 yards in the same game and the first RBs to do it since 1997 ... had 10 carries for 27 yards and a 14-yard kickoff return in the win over Bowling Green ... led the Owls with 93 yards and a 25-touchdown run at Northern Illinois ... eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark in his career against the Huskies ... also had a career-long 55-yard kickoff return against the Huskies.

Led TU with a career-high 226 yards and school record four rushing touchdowns in the win at Army ... racked up 108 yards and two TDs in the first quarter alone ... the game marked his first 200-yard game and fourth 100-yard game of his collegiate career ... earned MAC Offensive Player of the Week as well as the coaches' player of the game honors ... had 48 yards on 12 carries at No. 23/20 Penn State ... also had a 20-yard kickoff return against the Nittany Lions ... had eight rushing yards and a six-yard reception in the win over Connecticut ... also returned two kickoffs for 45 yards against the Huskies ... had 48 yards on 16 carries and 17 yards on four receptions in the win over Central Michigan ... named the coaches' offensive player of the game ... received his first collegiate start in the win over Villanova in the season opener ... had 54 yards and a 17-yard touchdown run on 10 carries against the Wildcats ... also returned two kickoffs for 38 yards ... lettered.

2009 Season
Played in 11 games ... also saw action on the kickoff return unit ... recorded his second 100-yard rushing performance, becoming only the second freshman (behind Bernard Pierce) in school history to achieve the feat ... finished the season second in rushing with 529 yards and five touchdowns on 89 carries ... led the Owls against UCLA in the EagleBank Bowl with 83 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries ... also returned three kickoffs for 69 yards against the Bruins ... finished with a team-best 172 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries at Ohio en route to the coaches' offensive player of the game accolades ... also had an 11-yard kickoff return against the Bobcats ... led TU in rushing with 156 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries in the win over Kent State en route to the coaches' offensive player of the game accolades ... rushed for 67 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries in the win at Akron ... also returned two kicks for 40 yards against the Zips ... had two carries for 10 yards in the win over Miami ... also returned five kickoffs for 107 yards ... rushed twice for 11 yards and returned two kickoffs for 48 yards in the win at Navy ... returned three kickoffs for 100 yards, including a 47-yard return, in the win at Toledo ... also rushed three times for 13 yards against the Rockets en route to the coaches' specialist of the week accolades ... had an eight-yard rush in the win over Army ... rushed for seven yards in the win over Buffalo ... had three receptions for 14 yards in the opener against Villanova ... lettered.
High School
Played one season for coach Bill Chaplick at Milford Academy ... saw action at running back and wide receiver while helping the team to a 9-3 record in 2008...Played at running back for coach Geoff Harlan at the Peddie School in Hightstown, N.J. ... rushed for 1,450 yards in nine games ... named All-Maple Conference and All-Prep ... participated in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl.
Personal
Matthew Warren Brown ... born July 28, 1989 ... parents are Warren Brown and Donyelle Brown ... has three brothers- Derrick Edmonds (33), Devin Redd (23), and Charles Alderman (13)- and a sister, Christian Brown (17) ... strategic communication major.
 
 
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04/17/2013 - 2013 NFL DRAFT: 124 FBS PROGRAMS, 124 POSSIBLE UNDRAFTED ROOKIE FREE AGENTS: TEMPLE: RB Matt Brown (5-5, 169, 4.48)...Brown was overshadowed by Montel Harris in 2012, and his marginal size makes him easy to overlook, but he's a speedy scatback who is a tough target to square up for tacklers. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

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