Background: Brown played in 43 games for the Owls, finishing his career with 72 tackles, including 41 solos, one sack and one forced fumble. He was a team captain last season who had 17 tackles, two for losses, Brown visited the New York Giants prior to the draft. He ran the 40-yard dash in 5.22 seconds at his campus Pro Day workout and bench pressed 225 pounds 33 times. Brown had a 28.5-inch vertical leap and a 9-4 broad jump. As a junior, Brown had 28 tackles, 3.5 for losses, and a half-sack while starting eight of 11 games at nose guard.