Drafted: Pick 8 of the 7th round by Seattle
Positives: Shows good athleticism, size, strength and body control for his position... Right-footed soccer style kicker who uses a five-step, 6.5-yard approach with good leg extension on kickoffs...Drives the ball deep on kickoffs while attaining above average hang time...Can also handle directional punting, doing a nice job of angling his attempts towards the sidelines...Uses a three-step approach on field goals and placements, showing an easy leg swing that allows him to get the ball to rise quickly.
Negatives: While showing good leg strength, his accuracy needs improvement...Will sometimes hits the ball low and needs to get the pigskin up with better consistency...Field goals tend to drift to the right some...Suspended twice during his career and irdered to attend anger management classes.
Hard worker who consistently improved his mechanics and production each year of his Husker career...Went on to finish third on the school's all-time scoring list with 315 points, topped only by Eric Crouch (368 points, 1998-2001) and Kris Brown (388, 1995-98).
All-Big Twelve Conference first-team selection by the league's coaches and the Kansas City Star, adding second-team honors from the Associated Press...Named Big Twelve Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Arizona State...Led the team in scoring with 88 points, connecting on 14 of 18 field goals (77.8%) and all 46 extra point attempts...36 of his 68 kickoffs resulted in touchbacks.
Arizona State...Opened the season with field goals of 40 & 42 yards, adding 6 conversions.
Troy State...Had 4 PATs and a 34-yarder.
Utah State...Kicked a 44-yard field goal and 5 extra points.
McNeese State...Booted 5 PATs and a 22-yarder.
Missouri...Made a 42-yard field goal and 3 conversions.
Texas A&M...Added another 42-yarder to go along with 5 PATs.
Texas...Successful on a 48-yard field goal and 3 extra points.
Kansas...Connected on 6 PATs and a 27-yarder.
Kansas State...Followed with 27 & 48-yard field goals.
Colorado...Suspended for the season finale for violating team rules.
Mississippi (Independence Bowl)...Closed out his career with 11 points on a pair of conversions and field goals of 29, 23 & 29 yards.
Appeared in ten games, scoring 64 points (third on the team) as he made 10 of 14 field goals and 34 of 37 extra point attempts.
Texas Christian and Notre Dame...Suspended for the first two games of the season (see police blotter).
Troy State...Missed a 35-yard field goal, but made 4 conversions.
Missouri...Made a 38-yarder and a pair of PATs.
Texas Tech...Booted field goals of 32 & 36 yards and successful on 5 extra points.
Oklahoma...Followed with 2 PATs and 27 & 26-yard field goals.
Kansas...Added 32, 43 & 32-yarders with 5 conversions.
Colorado...Collected 3 PATs and a 27-yard field goal.
Miami (Rose Bowl)...Had a pair of conversions.
Scored 75 points as he was successful on 5 of 10 field goals and set a school record with 60 consecutive extra points.
San Jose State...Made 6 PATs and punted once for 28 yards.
Iowa State...Connected on field goals of 40 & 24 yards, adding 5 conversions.
Iowa and Missouri...Had 6 PATS in each game.
Kansas and Texas Tech...Added 8 extra points in each contest.
Baylor...Successful on 8 PATs and a 33-yard field goal.
Colorado...Delivered on field goals of 20 & 29 yards while also making 4 conversions.
Northwestern (Alamo Bowl)...Booted a 51-yarder and set an NCAA bowl record as he connected on all 9 extra point attempts.
Took over placekicking chores, connecting on 14 of 20 field goals and 46 of 47 extra points as he scored 88 points.
Iowa...Began his career with 6 PATs.
California...His first college field goal was a 37-yarder, adding 5 conversions.
Missouri...Had a 27-yard field goal and 5 PATs.
Oklahoma State...Booted a 36-yarder and 5 extra points.
Texas...Followed with 22 & 32-yarders.
Texas A&M...Added 20, 31 & 36-yard field goals and 4 PATs.
Colorado...Delivered on 3 conversions and field goals of 34 & 37 yards.
Texas...Connected of 42 & 21-yard field goals and a pair of extra points.
Tennessee (Fiesta Bowl)...Made a 31-yarder and 4 PATS.
Redshirted as a freshman.
Missed the first two games of the 2001 season after being suspended due to a misdemeanor assault charge. Pleaded no contest and was ordered to attend anger management classes and receive counseling...Was suspended for the 2002 season finale vs. Colorado for violating team rules.
No injuries reported.
Campus Agility Tests
4.81 in the 40-yard dash...3.87 20-yard shuttle...32.5-inch vertical jump...30-inch arm length...9 3/8-inch hands...Right-handed...Right-footed...13 Wonderlic test.
Attended Foyil (Okla.) High...Played running back, safety and served as the team's punter (40.8 average per kick in 1997) and placekicker...Hit on 8-of-16 field goal attempts, with a career-long 61-yarder (in the state playoffs in 1996) and 38-of-42 PATs...Also returned punts and kickoffs...As a running back, he rushed for 1891 yards and 51 touchdowns, playing eight-man football for 12-1 Foyil High and Coach Rick Antle....Super Prep All-American placekicker and one of just two kickers who were named to the 259-member squad...Second-team All-American, as named by the National Recruiting Advisor, and a USA Today Honorable-Mention selection...Totaled 9136 career all-purpose yards and 122 career touchdowns...As a senior, he earned first-team All-State honors....Four-year letter-man in both football and track and earned three basketball letters...Two-time Class A state champion in the high jump, clearing a career-best of 6-8 at the state meet in both 1997 and 1998...Earned All-Conference honors in basketball as a junior...Placed third at the state meet in the 100-meter dash with an electronic time of 10.74.
Communication Studies major, earning 1999 Big Twelve Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll accolades...Participated in the VIP Shadowing Program and National American Education Week and is a three-year member of the Unity Council...Son of Quana and Kenneth Brown...Born 4/29/79...Resides in Foyil, Oklahoma.
YEAR FGA FGM EPA EPM POINTS LONG 0-29 30-39 40-49 50+
1999 20 14 47 46 88 42 5/4 11/9 4/1 0/0
2000 10 5 60 60 75 40 4/3 3/1 3/1 0/0
2001 14 10 37 34 64 43 4/4 7/5 2/1 1/0
2002 18 14 46 46 88 48 7/6 2/1 9/7 0/0
TOTAL 62 43 190 186 315 48 20/17 23/16 18/10 1/0
ADDITIONAL STATISTICS: Punted once for 28 yards in 2000.