97  Tony Brown
Tony Brown

RS Senior

Chattanooga, TN

High School:
City HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 262

Defensive End



Memphis Postgame Notes vs Cincinnati

Game 7 - vs Cincinnati - October 30, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.

A major key to the Memphis defensive success last season and is expected to be a leader in the defensive front this fall ... Enters the 2002 season ranked 15th in the nation in quarterback sacks among active players ... Was the starter at defensive end for the 2001 season ... Named the team's Defensive Lineman of the Year for 2001 ... Voted by his teammates as one of the Captains for 2001 ... 2001: Had three stops in the season opener against Mississippi State ... Recorded eight tackles against UT-Chattanooga including two quarterback sacks and two tackles for lost yardage ... Picked up seven tackles in the South Florida win ... Registered his first career fumble recovery in the Memphis win over South Florida ... Recorded four tackles in Louisville game and added eight stops in the win over Southern Mississippi ... Claimed four tackles in the road win over Houston and tallied nine tackles in the East Carolina game ... Registered a quarterback sack and a tackle for lost yardage in the Tennessee game ... Closed the season with five tackles against Army and was credited with four stops in the Cincinnati contest ... Recorded 42 tackles on the season, including 23 solo stops ... Had two tackles for lost yardage (-8), two pass interceptions returned for 20 yards and eight pass break ups ... His eight pass break ups ranked second only to Glenn Sumter's 13 ... Was the Tigers' 10th leading tackler in 2001 ... Received a scare in the spring when he injured a knee in the first spring scrimmage ... Was scoped and found to have a minor cartilage tear behind his knee ... Damage was repaired and he missed the remainder of spring practice ... Is expected to be at full speed for fall camp ... 2000: Started 10 games for the Tigers at defensive end in 2000 ... Did not start the UAB game due to a bruised knee ... Had a season high seven tackles in the Cincinnati game ... Also logged two tackles for lost yardage and one quarterback sack against the Bearcats ... His seven hits against Cincinnati tied his career high ... Had five tackles in the Mississippi State, Tennessee and Tulane games ... Had two tackles for lost yardage to go with his five tackles in the Mississippi State game ... Finished the season as the Tigers 10th leading tackler ... Was credited with 33 solo tackles and nine assisted stops ... Had 10 tackles for lost yardage (-32 yards) and three quarterback sacks... Tied for the team lead in quarterback hurries with 13 ... Had two tackles and a sack in limited action in the Blue-Gray game ... 1999: Became a regular member of the Tiger defense despite not starting any games ... Appeared in all 11 contests in 1999 ... Finished the season as the Tigers' eighth leading tackler ... Was credited with 43 tackles including 10 tackles for lost yardage (-30 yards) and three quarterback sacks ... Saw his most extended playing time in the Missouri and Cincinnati games ... Had five tackles in the Missouri game including four for lost yardage (-12 yards) and one quarterback sack ... Registered seven stops in the Tulane victory and had two quarterback sacks ... Had four hits in the win over Cincinnati and logged two tackles for lost yardage ... His 10 tackles for lost yardage tied for the third highest among all tacklers and his three quarterback sacks tied for fifth ...Was moved to defensive end in spring drills of 1999 ... Was impressive in the spring ... Was credited with 12 tackles and a quarterback sack in the five spring scrimmages ... Was singled out by former head coach Rip Scherer as one of the young players who stood out in spring drills ... Is expected to help with defensive end positions that lost Marquis Bowling and Manny Santibanez to graduation ... Was expected to see playing time in the fall after outstanding spring practice ... Will work with Ross Estes at right defensive end ... 1998: Did not participate in a game for the Tigers in 1998 ... Spent the fall working with the defensive scout team ... Was voted the co-Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year Award which was presented at the 1998 Football Banquet ... Prep: Played linebacker and tight end at City High School in Chattanooga ... Averaged 14 tackles per game as a senior ... Registered 140 tackles in 1997 ... In addition to tackles was credited with 20 tackles for lost yardage, two quarterback sacks, nine blocked kicks, three pass interceptions, three fumble recoveries, two of which were for touchdowns ... Set the Chattanooga City High record for tackles in a single game with 22 ... Was ranked as the state's number 25 prospect by the Chattanooga Free Press ... Was named to the Associate Press All-State team ... Was selected to the Chattanooga Free Press Super Team ... Named to Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Football Recruiting Guide's Tennessee Stars ... Was also a member of the City High basketball team ... Played first base for the baseball squad ... Played football for coach David Hale at Chattanooga City High ... Born: 9/29/80 ... Son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Brown, Sr.


TacklesG/S UT AT Tot. FR Int TFLSack

Career Highs
Most Tackes/Game: 9 vs East Carolina (`01)
Most Solo Tackes/Game: 7 vs Southern Miss ('01)
Most Assisted Tackes/Game: 6 vs Tennessee ('01)
Most Tackes for Loss/Game: 4 vs Missouri ('99)
Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 3 vs UT-Chattanooga ('01)
Most Fumble Recoveries/Game: 1 vs South Florida (`01)

Game-By-Game Review

9/3/01Miss State3030/00/0000/0
9/22/01Sou. Florida5271/10/0110/0
10/6/01Sou. Miss7180/00/0000/0
10/20/01East Carolina6391/91/9000/0
9/2/00Miss State4152/71/5000/0
9/30/00Sou. Miss2131/40/0000/0
10/7/00East Carolina3031/10/0000/0
9/4/99Ole Miss0220/00/0000/0
9/11/99Miss State3140/00/0000/0
11/6/99Sou. Miss3250/00/0000/0
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