Arkeith Brown

Arkeith Lamonte Brown, Jr. (born May 1, 1986) is an American football defensive back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Texas A&M University and attended El Campo High School in El Campo, Texas.[1] He has also been a member of the Green Bay Blizzard, Hartford Colonials and Baltimore Brigade.

Arkeith Brown
Free agent
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1986-05-01) May 1, 1986 (age 34)
Galveston, Texas
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:El Campo (TX)
College:Texas A&M
Undrafted:2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:358.5
Interceptions:33
Pass breakups:94
Total TDs:10
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

College careerEdit

Brown played for the Texas A&M Aggies from 2005 to 2008.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Brown was rated the 55th best cornerback in the 2009 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[3]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
178 lb
(81 kg)
4.52 s 1.53 s 2.59 s 37 in
(0.94 m)
8 reps
All values from Texas A&M Pro Day[3]

Brown attended New Orleans Saints rookie mini-camp on a tryout basis in 2009.[4]

Green Bay BlizzardEdit

Brown played for the Green Bay Blizzard of the Indoor Football League (IFL) in 2011. He earned First Team All-IFL honors, was named Defensive Rookie of the Year and led the league in interceptions with 12. He also recorded 67 total tackles and 23 pass break-ups.[5][4]

Hartford ColonialsEdit

Brown spent time with the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League in 2011.[4]

Arizona RattlersEdit

Brown signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the AFL on September 28, 2011.[4] He was named Second-Team All-Arena as a rookie after recording 83.5 tackles, 21 pass breakups and 10 interceptions in 2012. He was named Defensive Player of the Game for ArenaBowl XXV. Brown earned Second Team All-Arena honors for the second consecutive year after totaling 79.5 tackles and eight interceptions in 18 games for the Rattlers in 2013. He recorded a career-high 90.5 tackles to go along with five interceptions in 17 games in 2014.[6][7] On July 8, 2017, the Rattlers defeated the Sioux Falls Storm in the United Bowl by a score of 50–41.[8] He was released by the Rattlers on October 6, 2017.[9]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

Brown was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade on August 2, 2017.[10]

Arizona RattlersEdit

Brown was signed by the Rattlers on February 2, 2018, released on February 8 and signed on February 13, 2018.[11]

Albany EmpireEdit

On July 19, 2018, Brown was assigned to the Albany Empire.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ARKEITH BROWN". rivals.yahoo.com. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Arkeith Brown". tamu.rivals.com. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Arkeith Brown". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved August 20, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d "Rattlers Sign DB WILL HILL, DB ARKEITH BROWN and DB DA'MON MERKERSON". azrattlers.com. September 28, 2011. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "Record Setting Blizzard DB to Play in AFL". greenbayblizzard.com. September 27, 2011. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  6. ^ "Arkeith Brown". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  7. ^ "2014 Season". cutsandkeeps.com. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
  8. ^ Marotta, Vince (July 8, 2017). "Rattlers survive rally from Sioux Falls to capture IFL United Bowl title". arizonasports.com. Archived from the original on August 21, 2017. Retrieved August 20, 2017.
  9. ^ "Transactions". goifl.com. Archived from the original on March 26, 2018. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on August 3, 2017. Retrieved August 3, 2017.
  11. ^ "Transactions". goifl.com. Archived from the original on March 26, 2018. Retrieved March 26, 2018.

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