Antonio Brown

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Antonio Brown
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Brown with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2021
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 34)
Miami, Florida
Career information
High school:Miami Norland
(Miami Gardens, Florida)
College:Central Michigan
NFL Draft:2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Receiving yards:11,207
Receiving touchdowns:74
Total return yards:2,932
Return touchdowns:5
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Antonio Tavaris Brown (born July 10, 1988) is an American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 6th Round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Brown played college football at the University of Central Michigan.

College[change | change source]

Brown played college football for the Central Michigan University. He was noted for his versatility and was even an All-American.

NFL career[change | change source]

Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 6th Round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Brown spent time playing as a wide receiver and a returner. He returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown in his rookie season. Brown is famous for a 58-yard third-down helmet reception against Lardarius Webb of the Baltimore Ravens in a playoff win.

In 2011, Brown beat out veteran Hines Ward and fellow 2nd-year receiver Emmanuel Sanders. He became a starter alongside Mike Wallace. As well as returning kicks and punts very successfully, Brown had 69 catches for 1,108 yards and two touchdowns. Brown was named the Steelers' team MVP of the season.

In 2019, Brown was traded to the Oakland Raiders and then to the New England Patriots. In 2021, he was traded again to the Tampa Bay Buccancers. The reason why Brown was traded is that he had issues with teammates off the field.

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