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Position:  Safety
Name  Stevie Brown
Weight  100 kg
College:  Michigan
40 yard dash time  4.51 seconds

High school:  Columbus (IN) East
Height  1.8 m
Place of birth:  Dallas, Texas
Role  American football safety
Education  University of Michigan
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Date of birth:  (1987-07-17) July 17, 1987 (age 28)
NFL draft:  2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 251
Number  39 (New York Giants / Safety)
Similar People  Rahim Moore, Duane Brown, Kareem Jackson, Antrel Rolle, Louis Nix III
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Stevie Christopher Brown (born July 17, 1987) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines, where he started at safety as a junior for the 2008 team and at linebacker for the 2009 team. He has also been a member of the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants, and Kansas City Chiefs.

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Early years

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In high school, he was a three-year starter for head coach Bob Gaddis at Columbus East High School in Columbus, Indiana. He gained 1,700 all-purpose yards as a junior in 2004 and scored 17 touchdowns, while recording 30 solo tackles and three interceptions. Despite only playing three games due to injury as a senior he was selected first-team all-state. He participated in the 2006 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Also he was on the cover of Excel High School Sports Goal Post 2005 Football Yearbook. Also all-state by the Indiana Coaches Association and by Associated Press as a junior. Ranked as the number 7 safety and the second-best player in the state of Indiana according to rivals.com. Ranked as the number 10 cornerback in the nation by scout.com. Qualified for the state finals as a sophomore in the 200 meters and finished seventh in the state in the 100 meters a junior. As a sophomore, he had 10 interceptions.

College career

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At Michigan, he was elected captain as a senior. Over the course of his career he had 31 special teams tackles, including 11 as a sophomore when he led the 2007 team. As a senior, he led the 2009 Wolverines in tackles with 80. He recorded nine tackles in four different conference games (against Indiana - September 26, Michigan State - October 3, Purdue - November 7, Wisconsin - November 14) during the 2009 Big Ten Conference football season. He was named the 2009 winner of The Roger Zatkoff Award as the team's best linebacker.

Oakland Raiders

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Brown was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders with the 251st overall selection. His signing was announced on July 22. In his first game as a professional, he made an interception to end an exhibition game against the Dallas Cowboys. The Raiders released him on September 4 and signed him to their practice squad on September 5. A few weeks later Stevie Brown was signed to the 2010 Raiders and debuted on September 19, 2010 against the St. Louis Rams and recorded his first career tackle. After playing in his first year as a rookie he recorded 29 tackles including a game against the San Diego Chargers where he recorded 5 total tackles.

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The Raiders released Brown on September 3, 2011, as part of their final cutdowns.

Carolina Panthers (2011)

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He was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers on September 4, but was waived on September 7.

Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts signed Brown on September 20, 2011.

New York Giants

The New York Giants had Stevie Brown on roster as of April 2, 2012. While replacing an injured Kenny Phillips for the early part of the 2012 NFL season, Brown led the entire NFL in takeaways at seven, with five interceptions and two fumble recoveries as of October 28, 2012 (through week 8). In the eighth week on October 28 against the Dallas Cowboys, Brown had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. The following day, he was named National Football Conference (NFC) Defensive Player of the Week. Against the New Orleans Saints and Drew Brees on December 9, Brown had 2 interceptions and a forced fumble and established a Giants franchise record for single-season interception return yards (259). On December 30 against the Philadelphia Eagles, Brown returned a Michael Vick forward pass 48 yards to ignite a 42–7 rout, earning him a second NFC Defensive Player of the Week recognition on January 2.

He finished the season with 307 return yards, which ranked as the fourth highest single-season total in NFL history. His 8 interceptions, which was second in the NFL, was the most by a Giant in a season since the 1968 Giants got 10 interceptions from Willie Williams and 8 from Spider Lockhart. In addition, this led the entire NFL, with near twice as many yards as second-place Ronde Barber of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Brown signed his $2.023 million one-year restricted free agent tender on March 19, 2013.

During a pre-season game on August 24, 2013 against the New York Jets, Brown tore the ACL in his left knee and missed the entire season. He re-signed with the Giants on a one-year contract on March 11, 2014.

Houston Texans

Brown signed with the Houston Texans on May 1, 2015. He was cut by the Texans on August 28, 2015.

Return to New York Giants

Brown re-signed with the Giants on August 31, 2015. He was waived on September 7.

Kansas City Chiefs

On April 1, 2016, Browns signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. On August 25, 2016, Brown was released by the Chiefs.

Second stint with the Panthers

On August 31, 2016, Brown was signed by the Panthers. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Panthers as part of final roster cuts.

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