Jammal Brown life and biography

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Jammal Brown biography

Date of birth : 1981-03-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Waxahachie, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-21
Credited as : Football player NFL, right tackle for the Redskins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Jammal Brown has started all 58 games that he has played in since the Saints selected him with the 13th overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft. He began his career as the team’s right tackle, where he opened 13 games and was a member of the All-Rookie Team. In 2006, Brown switched to left tackle, where he started 15 regular season contests and both postseason games, helping the Saints capture the NFC South title and lead the NFL in total offense and passing offense. He protected the blind side of quarterback Drew Brees, who led the NFL with 4,418 passing yards. Following the season, Brown was voted a Pro Bowl starter and earned All-Pro honors. He also earned Pro Bowl honors in 2008.

* Started every game in which he has appeared, earning 58 starts in 58 appearances.
* Two-time Pro Bowler, being selected in 2006 and 2008.
* Served as the anchor of the Saints’ offensive line since arriving in New Orleans as the club’s No. 1 pick in 2005.
* Served as the chief protector of the quarterback’s blind side since sliding over to left tackle in his second season after playing right tackle as a rookie.
* Named All-Pro by the Associated Press in 2008.
* Was the cornerstone of an offensive line that has allowed a league-low 29 sacks from 2007-08, despite the Saints attempting more passes than any other team.
* Immediately stepped in as starter after being selected 13th overall and was a near-unanimous choice for NFL All-Rookie squads.
* Considered equally adept at pass-blocking and clearing lanes for the run.

2009 (Saints)
* Placed on Injured Reserve while fighting a hip injury and sports hernia.

2008 (Saints)
* Named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster.
* Helped Saints finish first in the league in overall and passing offense.
* Started all 15 regular season games in which he appeared.
* Declared inactive on Dec. 11 at Chicago with an ankle injury
* Suffered a hip injury at Denver on Sept. 21 that forced him to the sidelines, although he played with the injury for several weeks.

2007 (Saints)
* Started 15 games at left tackle.
* Inactive on Nov. 18 at Houston with a strained calf injured the week before.
* Earned a game ball for his efforts vs. Atlanta on Oct. 21.

2006 (Saints)
* Helped Saints capture the NFC South title and lead the NFL in total offense and passing offense.
* Protected the blind side of QB Drew Brees, who led the NFL with 4,418 passing yards.
* Voted a starter in the Pro Bowl.
* Named All-Pro by the Associated Press.
* Started 15 games at left tackle.
* Inactive for one contest (at Tampa Bay on Nov. 5) with an ankle injury.
* Started both postseason games.

2005 (Saints)
* Named to the All-Rookie Team by Pro Football Weekly.
* Started 13 games at right tackle.
* Showed no rookie jitters in first NFL contest despite lining up against DE Julius Peppers in opening-day victory at Carolina on Sept. 11. Held annual Pro Bowl pick without a sack.
* Sidelined with ankle injury vs. Atlanta (Oct. 16), at St. Louis (Oct. 23) and at Tampa Bay (Jan. 1, 2006).


* Three-year starter and four-year letterman at Oklahoma.
* Was a consensus All-Big 12 pick for his last three years at right tackle.
* In 2004, received the Outland Trophy, awarded to the nation’s top offensive lineman.
* Was the anchor of a line that allowed RB Adrian Peterson to set the NCAA record for rushing yardage by a freshman in 2004.
* As a consensus All-American, helped lead the Sooners to a Big 12 title in 2004.
* Allowed no sacks in 2004, and only one in 2003.
* Led Oklahoma in blocking consistency for two years, and earned the highest grade among the school’s blockers in 20 of his final 26 contests.


# Graduated from Oklahoma with a degree in multidisciplinary studies in May 2009.
# Father, Charles, is retired from the Army.
# Attended MacArthur (Lawton, Okla.) High School.
# Played both sides of the ball during his prep career and earned first-team All-State honors as a defensive tackle - posting nine sacks and 70 tackles as a senior.
# Made the permanent conversion from defensive to offensive line at Oklahoma.

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