Antonio Brown (wide receiver, born 1988)

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Antonio Brown
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No. 84     Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide receiver / Punt returner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Norland
College: Central Michigan
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Debuted in 2010 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Receptions236
Receiving yards3,165
Receiving TDs13
Receiving Average13.4
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Antonio Brown
Antonio Brown (wide receiver, born 1988).JPG
No. 84     Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide receiver / Punt returner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami (FL) Norland
College: Central Michigan
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Debuted in 2010 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2013
Receptions236
Receiving yards3,165
Receiving TDs13
Receiving Average13.4
Stats at NFL.com

Antonio Brown (born July 10, 1988) is an American football wide receiver and punt returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Central Michigan University, and was named a first-team All-American by The Sporting News as a punt returner in 2008 and 2009.[2] In his junior year, Brown hauled in 110 receptions for 1,198 yards and 9 touchdowns.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2010 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
HtWt40-yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVertBroadBP
5 ft 10 in186 lb4.56 s1.56 s2.61 s4.4 s6.98 s33.5 in8 ft 9 in13 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[4]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Brown announced on January 7, 2010 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2010 NFL Draft.[5] He was selected by the Steelers 195th overall in the 6th round.

On September 19, against the Tennessee Titans, Brown made his regular season debut and had 128 yards on 3 returns (2 kickoffs, 1 punt), including an 89-yard touchdown from a reverse on the first play of the game. In the AFC Divisional Playoffs against the Baltimore Ravens, Brown caught a 58 yard pass on 3rd & 19 from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to set up the game-winning touchdown. The following week in the AFC Championship against the New York Jets, at the two-minute warning, Brown caught a 14 yard pass on 3rd & 6, sealing the victory for Pittsburgh as they advanced to Super Bowl XLV. On October 30, 2011, Brown caught his first pro touchdown on a seven-yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. On December 4, 2011, Brown returned his first punt return for a touchdown against the Bengals, and was also named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

In 2011, Brown became the first player in NFL history to have more than 1,000 yards receiving and returning in the same year.[6]

Brown is the son of retired Arena Football League star Eddie Brown.[7]

On July 28, 2012 Brown signed a 5 year $42.5 million extension with the Steelers.

On November 4, 2012, Brown was fined $10,000 by the NFL for returning a punt return backwards against the Washington Redskins.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

TeamSeasonGReceiving
RecYdsAvgTDLong
Pittsburgh Steelers201091616710.4026
Pittsburgh Steelers201116691,10816.1279T
Pittsburgh Steelers2012136678711.9560T

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