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Charles Brown biography

Date of birth : 1987-04-10
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Chino Hills, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-08
Credited as : Football player NFL, offensive tackle for the Saints, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Charles Brown (born April 10, 1987 in Chino Hills, California) is an American football offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He attended the University of Southern California. He was considered one of the best offensive tackles of his draft class.


Brown started all 26 games at left tackle during his final two seasons, earning his first career starting assignment as a right tackle vs. Idaho in 2007…In his two seasons on the left side, Brown registered 192 knockdowns with 28 touchdown-resulting blocks and thirteen downfield blocks…Was penalized just three times on 1,810 offensive snaps and allowed only five quarterback sacks with no pressures on 851 pass plays.


All-American first-team selection by The NFL Draft Report and The Sporting News…All-Pac 10 Conference first-team choice…Became the 14th Trojans to be named the recipient of the Morris Trophy, a unique award given to the outstanding offensive and defensive linemen in the Pacific-10 Conference. What makes the award unique is the selection procedure, which has the starting offensive linemen in the Conference voting for the defensive winner and vice versa. The Morris Trophy is sponsored by the Washington Athletic Club and Athletic Awards of Seattle. It was created by Traci (Morris) Drake in 1980 and named after her father, G. Patrick Morris, who was its sponsor for 29 years…Started all thirteen games at left offensive tackle, leading the team with 100 knockdowns, as his fifteen touchdown-resulting blocks and blocking consistency grade of 87.46% led the league’s down linemen…Allowed just two quarterback sacks on 463 pass plays and was penalized twice on 919 offensive snaps…Graded 90% or better in five contests and had at least eight knockdowns in eight games…Also recovered a fumble vs. Washington.


All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention in his first full season as a starter, taking over left tackle chores for a departed Sam Baker…Graded 83.54% for blocking consistency, delivering 92 knockdowns along with thirteen touchdown-resulting blocks and five down-field blocks, as the Trojans ranked 11th in the nation in total offense (454.69 ypg) and led the Pac-10 in passing (259.85 ypg)…Penalized just once on 891 offensive snaps and was charged with three quarterback sacks on 388 pass plays…Also recorded solo tackle vs. Notre Dame.


Brown appeared in nine games as a reserve offensive tackle …Earned his first career start in the season opener vs. Idaho, lining up at right offensive tackle…Also performed on the special team units.


Brown spent most of the season as an understudy to Sam Baker at left offensive tackle, but saw just brief action on the offensive line vs. Arkansas, Stanford, Oregon and UCLA…Played in all thirteen contests with the special team units.


Brown redshirted as a freshman tight end…Was later switched to offensive tackle in the middle of the season.


5.16 in the 40-yard dash…1.79 10-yard dash…2.89 20-yard dash…4.64 20-yard shuttle…7.22 three-cone drill…30.5-inch vertical jump…8’7” broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 21 times.


Attended Diamond Ranch (Chino Hills, Cal.) High School, playing football for head coach Tom Leach…Competed as a two-way lineman and tight end…Named to the 2004 Super Prep All-American squad, adding Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Tom Lemming All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best of the Rest, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State, All-CIF Division VIII and Los Angeles Times All-San Gabriel Valley Lineman of the Year honors as a senior…Listed as the 23rd-best offensive tackle prospect, receiving a three-star rating from… regarded him higher as a tight end prospect (10th in the prep ranks), according him four-star prospect status…In his final campaign, he caught fifteen passes for 250 yards and a pair of touch-downs…Also recorded 73 tackles (43 solos) with ten sacks, helping the Panthers compile a 9-3-1 record in his final season, as he also added All-Region, All-Mt. Balty League and All-Southern section accolades…As a junior, Brown was named to All-League second-team while also earning All-Region recognition…Pulled down fourteen passes for 145 yards and a score, as he also made 41 tackles with four sacks and two fumble recoveries that campaign…As a sophomore, he was an All-League first-team pick.

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