Antonio Brown

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Antonio Brown
Antonio Brown (wide receiver, born 1988).JPG
Brown with Pittsburgh 2011
No. 84     Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-07-10) July 10, 1988 (age 30)
Place of birth: Miami, Florida, USA
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: Central Michigan University
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
Receptions 85
Receiving Yards 1,275
Receiving TDs 2
Total Return Yards 1,496
Punt/Kick Return TDs 2
Stats at

Antonio Brown (born July 10, 1988) is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by Pittsburgh 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]

Pittsburgh Steelers[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 and 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 that season.

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