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Mike Brown (born February 9, 1989) is the Wide Receivers coach for the Cincinnati Bearcats. He was previously the Running Backs coach for the Liberty Flames [1] and a former wide receiver and punt returner who played in the National Football League. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Liberty, where he played quarterback. He played football at Monticello High School.[citation needed]

Mike Brown
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Brown playing for the Jaguars in 2014.
Current position
TitleWide Receiver coach
Biographical details
Born (1989-02-09) February 9, 1989 (age 30)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Alma materLiberty
Playing career
2012–2014Jacksonville Jaguars
2015*Carolina Panthers
Position(s)Wide receiver / Punt returner
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2016Michigan (GA)
2017–2018Delaware (GA)
2018–2019Liberty (RB)
2019–presentCincinnati (WR)
Accomplishments and honors
  • Big South Offensive Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
  • Big South All-Conference (2009, 2010, 2011)


Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Brown signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars following the 2012 NFL draft as a rookie free agent.[2]

Brown was originally invited to a workout with the Jaguars, and after an impressive showing, he was offered a contract. He spent most of the 2012 season on the team's practice squad before being promoted to the active roster on December 18.

Brown scored his first career touchdown on a 29-yard reception from quarterback Chad Henne against the San Francisco 49ers in London.

He was released on November 28, 2014.[3] He was signed to Jacksonville's practice squad on December 2, 2014.

Carolina PanthersEdit

On January 15, 2015, Brown signed with the Carolina Panthers to a futures contract.[4][5] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the Panthers.[6]

Coaching careerEdit

Brown joined the Cincinnati Bearcats for the 2019 season as the Wide Receiver coach.


  1. ^ "Mike Brown Bio". Liberty Athletics. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Chris Forcier, Mike Brown Sign With Jaguars". Retrieved September 15, 2012.
  3. ^ "Jaguars waive WR Mike Brown, promote Tommy Streeter". Retrieved December 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "Official Twitter of Carolina Panthers". Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  5. ^ Gantt, Darin (January 16, 2015). "Panthers sign former Jags wideout Mike Brown". Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  6. ^ Henson, Max (September 5, 2015). "Panthers trim roster to 53". Retrieved September 16, 2015.

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