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Jayon Brown
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Jayon Brown 1572639
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Long Beach Poly

2015 - Saw action in 12 games with nine starts ... Entered the starting lineup after the injury to Myles Jack ... Went on to lead the team in tackles with 93 ... Ranked sixth in the Pac-12 in total tackles (7.8 per game) ... Had a Pac-12 season high of 18 tackles in the win over Colorado ... Was also in double-digit tackles against USC (13), Utah (10) and Oregon State (10) ... Credited with six pass breakups to tie for second on th team ... Recorded his first career sack (0.5) at Utah. 

2014 - Saw action in 12 games, primarily as a special teams player ... Credited with two tackles on the year.

2013 - Appeared in all 13 games as a special teams player and reserve linebacker ... Honorable mention all-conference ... Made six tackles on the season ... Named Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week after he was credited with two tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery against Colorado ... Presented with the John Boncheff, Jr. Award for Rookie of the Year on special teams at the team's annual banquet.

HIGH SCHOOL - A three-star recruit according to scout.com and rivals.com … Ranked as the No. 87 outside linebacker in the nation according to scout.com and the No. 17 OLB in the West …Listed No. 142 on the Scout.com West 150 … ESPN.com’s No. 122-rated outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 156-rated recruit in the state of California … PrepStar All-West Region selection … Team went 12-4 in his senior season … Credited with 112 tackles and 11.5 tackles for loss … CIF Pac-5 Division Defensive Player of the Year … First-team All-CIF Pac-5 Division selection … Named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Dream Team ... Coached by Raul Lara.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Jayon L. Brown ... Born in Long Beach, CA ... Parents: Jason and Tracy Brown ... Has three brothers and a sister ... List his biggest athletic thrill to date as winning CIF and playing in the CIF state game ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll in Fall 2013.

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