Brown with Pittsburgh 2011
No. 84 Pittsburgh Steelers
|Date of birth:July 10, 1988|
|Place of birth: Miami, Florida, USA|
|College: Central Michigan University|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Active|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2011
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.
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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.