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Rookie wide receiver Marlon Brown a surprising catch for Ravens
Rookie wide receiver Marlon Brown a surprising catch for Ravens

As Marlon Brown limped back to the Georgia locker room, the shock subsided and reality hit him as hard as the Ole Miss defender's helmet had hit his left kneecap. The team's trainer had just told him that his anterior cruciate ligament was shredded. His college career was over. His NFL aspirations were in jeopardy. Why him? Why now? Brown remembers entering the empty locker room, its lights dimmed. While the senior wide receiver was at the hospital, his Bulldogs teammates had departed Sanford Stadium, off to celebrate a blowout victory. Alone, Brown sat at his locker one last time, tears streaming down his face. "When it happened, I probably cried for about 10 minutes....

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