17  Angelo Brown
Angelo Brown

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Eau Claire HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
DB


Career Notes: Finished his four-year career with 161 tackles including 43 solo stops and 11 tackles for loss ... Recorded four career sacks with 10 passes defended ... Forced three fumbles, recovering a pair and blocking two kicks.

2010 (Redshirt Senior): Played in all 11 games with 10 starts including seven-straight in the defensive secondary ... Ranked second on the team with a single-season career-best 79 tackles including 36 solo stops and 3.5 tackles for loss ... Also recorded one quarterback sack in the season-opener at North Carolina State ... Forced two fumbles, one in the road win at Gardner-Webb and the road victory over The Citadel ... Finished second on the team with two interceptions ... Blocked a field goal attempt against Samford ... Earned the team's weekly defensive MVP honor after recording a career-best 13 tackles at Furman.

2009 (Red-shirt Junior): Played in all 11 games making two starts in the defensive secondary ... Ranked seventh on the team - and tied for 36th in the Southern Conference - with a career single-season best 56 tackles including 34 solo stops ... Added 7.5 tackles for 30 yards of losses with three sacks, which ranked second on the team ... Tallied four pass breakups and three quarterback hurries ... Also forced and recovered a fumble on the year ... Recorded a career-high nine tackles on the road at Georgia Southern including a career-best six solo stops ... Posted a pair of TFL's as a part of a seven-tackle outing in the home win over The Citadel.

2008 (Junior): Did not participate in football activities during the 2008 season although still enrolled at Western Carolina ... Rejoined the Catamount football team during the summer months.

2007 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games ... Recorded 11 total tackles, including nine solo stops on the year ... Tallied two tackles in four separate games ... Flashed through the line and blocked a punt, returning it 27 yards for a touchdown at Chattanooga marking his second career score ... Was named a team captain for The Citadel game following his heroics at UTC ... Named to the 2007 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team.

2006 (Freshman): Saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman ... Was primarily used on special teams at the beginning of the season but worked his way into the defensive backfield with injuries shuffling the lineup ... Recorded 15 total tackles, including nine solo stops ... Posted a career-best four tackles and his first collegiate interception at The Citadel, returning the pick 45 yards for his first career touchdown staking WCU to a 14-0 lead at the time ... Tallied a game-high eight tackles, including two for loss, in the WCU Spring Game.

Prior to Western: Played in the SCADA North-South All-Star Game ... A two-time All-Region IV 3A selection ... Tallied 122 tackles with four interceptions as a senior ... Added six pass breakups, four blocked kicks, four tackles for losses, one sack and 523 yards in kick returns ... As a junior, amassed 89 tackles with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries, scoring twice on defense ... For his career, had 278 tackles with 10 picks, 10 blocked kicks and 767 yards as a kick returner ... Offensive career stats include nine completions for 160 yards and a TD, 37 receptions for 387 yards and five TDs ... Also a two-time All-Region pick in baseball ... Hails from the same high school as WCU Hall of Fame member Steve Williams, who was the first Catamount to play in the NFL.

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