Kevin Brown
Kevin Brown

Player Profile
RS Senior

Carson, CA

High School:
Long Beach Poly

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 294




UCLA -- Kevin has the overall ability to be a fine defensive lineman ... An impact player, he possesses good size, great quickness, very flexible hips and shoulders and playmaking ability ... One of the defensive leaders ... Made a nice comeback in 2006 after missing the entire 2005 season due to injury and should be even more productive this season.

2006 -- Played in all 13 of UCLA's games, starting the final 12 ...Concluded the season with 24 tackles ... Ranked fifth (tied) on the squad with 6.0 tackles for loss ... Brown was on the Lombardi and Bednarik Award Watch Lists in 2006 ... Returned to action in the 2006 opener against Utah after sitting out the 2005 season due to a sprained left ankle injury (which later required surgery), coming off the bench to make three tackles (one solo), including two for losses ... He started versus Rice and made three solo tackles, including one for loss ... He also started at Washington ... In the win over Stanford, he had three solo tackles, including one sack for eight yards ... He started against Arizona and helped hold the Wildcats to minus-13 yards on the ground ... At Oregon, he recorded two tackle assists ... At Notre Dame, he made four tackles (two solos) ... Against Washington State, he had four tackles (two solos), including one for loss ... He made two assisted tackles at California ... Against Oregon State, he had one solo tackle for loss and had one tackle assist at Arizona State ... He was not credited with a tackle versus USC ... He had one tackle assist versus Florida State.

2005 -- Redshirted during the 2005 season due to injury ... Suffered a sprained left ankle in the August 20 pre-season scrimmage and underwent surgery on August 22, 2005 ... Missed the entire season due to the injury.

2004 -- Made his first career start on the defensive line against Oklahoma State and made five tackles, including one for loss ... Credited with one tackle at Illinois ... Came off the bench at Washington and was credited with two tackles ... Started and made one tackle against San Diego State ... Started and had one tackle versus Arizona ... At Cal, Brown started and made three tackles, including one sack and a second for loss ... At Arizona State, he started and made one solo tackle, a five-yard sack ... Made three tackles, including 1.5 for loss against Stanford ... Had two tackles at Washington State ... Extremely active at Oregon ... Against USC, he made four tackles, including two sacks ... Against Wyoming, he had two tackles, including an eight-yard sack ... Led the team with 5.0 sacks and tied for team lead with 8.5 tackles for loss ... His 25 tackles ranked first among defensive linemen ... Winner of UCLA's Donn Moomaw Award for Outstanding Defensive Player against USC.

2003 -- Saw action on both the offensive and defensive lines ... Switched to the offensive line the week of the Arizona State game (eighth game of the season) after playing along the defensive front in the first seven ... On defense, he played at least 10 snaps six times, including 19-each versus Washington and California ... Credited with four tackles ... On offense, he recorded 45 or more snaps four times, including 69 against USC and 68 versus Oregon ... Started at right offensive guard in games against Arizona State, Stanford and USC ... Made one tackle at Colorado ... Made one stop at Oklahoma ... Credited with two tackles against Washington ... Against Arizona State, he became the first UCLA freshman offensive lineman to start at guard since Duval Love in 1981 ... Started and alternated with Paul Mociler at Stanford ... Came off the bench at Washington State and against Oregon ... Started and played virtually the entire game against USC.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Lettered two seasons at Long Beach Poly HS under coach Raul Lara ... Played his sophomore season under coach Scott Altenberg at Serra HS in Gardena, CA ... PrepStar All-America selection ... Max Emfinger six-star selection as nose tackle (No. 6) ... SuperPrep All-FarWest (No. 67 prospect) ... four-star selection ... Ranked 17th nationally at DT by ... Rated No. 3 OL in the West by PacWest ... A four-star selection by on offense ... Rated No. 10 offensive guard nationally and No. 20 prospect in West by ... Selected honorable mention All-State by ... All-CIF Southern Section first team on offense ... All-CIF-SS Division I first team ... L.A. Times All-Southeast/South Coast on offense ... Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team first-team offense ... Named Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention ... Made over 100 pancake blocks on offense and 47 tackles with 10.5 quarterback sacks on defense as a senior ... Also caused four fumbles ... A pre-season Rivals/PrepStar magazine Top 100 on offense ... Played in the CaliFlorida All-Star game and had four tackles, two sacks and six quarterback pressures ... Had 92 pancake blocks as a junior ... In 2001, he was selected to the All-State Junior team on offense ... As a sophomore, he made 44 tackles, including 10 sacks, and had 74 pancake blocks.

PERSONAL -- Full Name: Kevin A. Brown ... Born: July 8, 1985 in Los Angeles, CA ... Parent: Linda Brown ... Has two brothers, Owen and Eugene ... Lists his biggest thrill in sports as a game his freshman season against Bishop Montgomery HS when he totaled 15 tackles with five sacks ... Former NBA star Charles Barkley is the famous athlete he admires ... Enjoys spending time with his family ... His mom is in the International Softball Hall of Fame ... Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2006 ... Sociology major.

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Career Highs
Tackles: 5 vs. Oklahoma State, 2004
Sacks: 2 vs. USC, 2004
Tackles for Loss: 2 vs. Utah, 2006; at California, 2004, vs. USC, 2004