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Antonio Brown biography

Date of birth : 1988-07-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Miami, Florida
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-19
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Antonio Brown is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played for collegiate football for the Central Michigan Chippewas. While at Central Michigan, he was named a first-team All-American by The Sporting News as a punt returner in 2008 and 2009.

PRO: Drafted by the Steelers as their second of two selections in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft…entered the Draft following his junior year.

COLLEGE:

Ranks second in MAC history with 305 career receptions...CMU's all-time leader in receptions...ranks second in school history in touchdown receptions (22) and third in receiving yards (3,199)...only player in school history with two 1,000-yard receiving seasons...also the only player with two 100-reception seasons...caught at least one pass in 41 consecutive games…accounted for touchdowns receiving, rushing, passing and on both a punt return and kickoff return during career.

2009: MAC Special Teams Player of the Year for the second consecutive season...All-MAC first team honoree as both a receiver and punt returner...2010 GMAC Bowl Offensive Most Valuable Player...named CMU's Special Teams Player of the Year...caught a school-record 110 passes for 1,198 yards and nine touchdowns...twice named MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week...earned the honor after averaging 37.7 yards on three punt returns, including a 55-yard return for a score, against Alcorn State and again after returning a punt 75 yards for a touchdown against Eastern Michigan...accounted for a season-high 248 all-purpose yards at Michigan State...caught 10 passes for 71 yards and a score and completed a 24-yard pass to Dan LeFevour against the Spartans...caught nine passes for 89 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 65 yards against Akron...had four 100-yard receiving games...caught six passes for 112 yards and a score and ran for a touchdown at Buffalo...made four receptions for 110 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown, against Eastern Michigan...caught a season-high 13 passes for 129 yards and a touchdown against Toledo...made 11 catches for a regular season-high 170 yards, including an 82-yard touchdown, at Ball State...caught 13 passes for 178 yards, rushed for a touchdown, returned a kickoff 95 yards for a score and finished with 403 all-purpose yards in GMAC Bowl vs. Troy.

2008: MAC Special Teams Player of the Year…All-MAC first team receiver, kick returner and punt returner…led the nation in punt return yardage (20.5 ypr.)…ranked fourth nationally in all-purpose yardage (178.1 ypg)…five punt returns of at least 36 yards…caught at least 10 passes in four different games and posted a trio of 100-yard receiving efforts…93 receptions are second most in a season in school history…named MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a punt 75 yards for a score at Ohio…also caught 10 passes for 78 yards against the Bobcats…caught 10 passes for 113 yards and threw a 2-yard touchdown pass against Western Michigan…caught 10 passes for 85 yards at Toledo…caught three passes against Temple, two of which were touchdowns…tallied seven receptions for 138 yards and two touchdowns, including a 79-yard touchdown catch, at Indiana…made seven receptions for 172 yards and a score at Eastern Michigan…hauled in a career-long 93-yard catch at Eastern Michigan and finished with a career-high 313 all-purpose yards…caught 11 passes for 92 yards and a touchdown in the Motor City Bowl…selected CMU’s offensive and special teams player of the year

2007: MAC Freshman of the Year…All-MAC first team kick return specialist and All-MAC second team receiver…Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America…scout.com Freshman All-America first team as a kick returner…rivals.com Freshman All-America second team as a kick returner…Sporting News Freshman All-America second team as a receiver…caught a school-record 102 passes…reception total is second-highest by a freshman in NCAA Bowl Subdivision history (Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech)…set Bowl Subdivision freshman record with 2,267 all-purpose yards…all-purpose yardage total ranks second in school history and third in MAC history…set CMU single-game record with 15 receptions at Akron…1,003 receiving yards are fourth-most in a season in CMU history…caught at least four passes in every game and made nine or more receptions four times…caught a touchdown pass in six different games…rushed nine yards for a score and caught six passes for 43 yards and a touchdown at Ball State…eclipsed 100 receiving yards in a game twice: nine catches for 105 yards and a score vs. Toledo and 15 catches for 174 yards at Akron…MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown against Northern Illinois.

PERSONAL:

Spent a prep year in 2006 at North Carolina Tech…ran for 451 yards and 13 touchdowns and threw for 1,247 yards and 11 scores in just five games…two-sport athlete at Norland High…two-time Class 6A all-state selection…two-time state qualifier in the 100 meters…named North Athlete of the Year at 2005 Miami-Dade Gridiron Classic…Full name: Antonio Brown.

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