Washington State at UCLA - October 28, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
UCLA -- One of the top returning cornerbacks in the Pac-10 ... Has started for the last two and a half years and enters his senior year with a string of 30 consecutive starts ... A tough, rugged competitor ... Has the knack of making big plays and possesses fine coverage skills.
2006 -- Played and started in all 13 of UCLA's games ... On the year, Brown was seventh in the Pac-10 in interceptions (0.31 per game) ... He led the Bruins in interceptions (four) and passes defensed (nine) and made 47 tackles (33 solos) ... He also ranked fifth (tied) in the Pac-10 in passes defensed (1.00) ... In the 2006 opener versus Utah, he was credited with two solo tackles and also made an interception ... His coverage helped hold Rice to just 184 yards of total offense ... At Washington, he made three solo tackles, including one for loss ... In the win over Stanford, Brown made four solo tackles, including a seven-yard sack ... He also made a nice play at the goalline to intercept a pass and returned it 19 yards ... In the win over Arizona, he led the Bruins with eight tackles (six solos), with 0.5 tackles for loss while breaking up three passes ... He made three tackles each at Oregon (two solos) and Notre Dame (one solo) ... Against Washington State, he made six tackles (four solos) and also picked off his third pass of the year ... At California, he made five tackles (two solos) ... He made five solo stops in the win over Oregon State ... At Arizona State, he made his fourth interception of the year and returned it 19 yards to the one-yard line, setting up UCLA's second touchdown of the game ... He also made one solo tackle and broke up a second pass while holding ASU to just 11 completions on 30 attempts ... Against USC, he made four tackles (one solo) and helped hold the Trojan wide receivers in check ... In the Emerald Bowl, he made three tackles (two solos) and also broke up two passes.
2005 -- Started all 12 games at cornerback and played virtually every snap when the game was in doubt ... On the year, his 53 tackles ranked fifth on the squad ... Brown broke up a team-best (tied) 10 passes and made one interception ... He totaled two solo tackles at San Diego State ... Made two solo stops versus Rice ... In the victory over Oklahoma, Brown made three tackles and broke up two passes ... Against Washington, he made four tackles (three solos) ... Against California, he made five tackles, including four solos, and his first interception of the season ... With UCLA leading 41-40, Brown intercepted a pass and returned it 16 yards to the Golden Bear seven-yard line to give the Bruins the ball with 1:01 remaining, clinching the victory ... At Washington State, he made five tackles (four solos) and also forced a second-quarter fumble ... Brown made six solo tackles to tie for the team lead and broke up two passes against Oregon State ... At Stanford, he made four tackles (three solos) ... He made four tackles (two solos) and broke up one pass at Arizona ... In the win over Arizona State, he made five tackles (three solos) ... Against USC, he made seven solo stops ... In the Sun Bowl versus Northwestern, he made six tackles (four solos) and broke up a pass.
2004 -- Saw limited action early, making one tackle at Illinois and playing at Washington ... Against San Diego State, Brown tackled the punter for a 23-yard loss to set up a field goal and saw late action at cornerback ... Had one tackle against Arizona ... Played much of the game at Arizona State at right corner and had seven tackles and an interception that led to UCLA's field goal just before halftime ... Made his first career start vs. Stanford and was credited with eight tackles, including one for loss ... He also broke up one pass ... On special teams, he occupied the punter, as a blocker, on Maurice Drew's 68-yard punt return for a score ... Against Washington State, he started and made nine tackles, one for loss ... At Oregon, he made five tackles, one for loss, and picked off a pass and returned it 43 yards for a score ... Tied for the team lead with eight tackles vs. USC, including one for loss ... Credited with six tackles in the Las Vegas Bowl ... Totaled 43 tackles in the final six games, including five for losses ... Made 46 tackles overall, seventh-best on the team ... His 5.0 tackles for losses ranked sixth on the squad (tied for third on the team) ... He started the final five games of the season at right cornerback ... Defensive winner of UCLA's John Boncheff, Jr. Award for Rookie of the Year.
2003 -- Did not see action in his first year in the program ... Defensive winner of UCLA's Charles Pike Memorial Award for Outstanding Scout Team Player.
HIGH SCHOOL -- Lettered three years in football for coaches Dewey and Harms at Blue Valley Northwest HS in Overland Park, KS ... All-Midlands selection (No. 28 prospect) by Tom Lemming ... SuperPrep All-Midlands (No. 49 prospect) ... A two-star selection by rivals.com ... TheInsiders.com two-star selection ... PrepStar honorable mention All-Region selection ... Ranked No. 112 nationally among cornerbacks by The Insiders.com ... Earned All-League honors at running back and defensive back as a senior ... Named All-Metro and All-State as a DB as a senior ... Set a school record with 14 touchdowns his senior season ... On offense, he rushed for 1,133 yards and 10 touchdowns ... Also caught 26 balls for 402 yards and four touchdowns ... Named second-team all-league as a receiver as a junior ... Caught 14 passes for 241 yards and three touchdowns as a junior ... Had five interceptions ... Set a school mark with seven interceptions as a sophomore ...Lettered three seasons in basketball one season in baseball.
PERSONAL -- Full Name: Theotis Brown, III ... Born: March 1, 1985 in Kansas City, MO ... Parents: Theotis and Chris Brown ... Has one sister, Taylor ... ... Father, Theotis, was a star running back at UCLA and played in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Cardinals ... Dad rushed for 2,914 yards (No. 7 all-time) as a Bruin from 1976-78 ... Hobbies include PlayStation ... Patterns his style of play after NFL star Deion Sanders ...Both parents attended UCLA ... Political Science major.
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