Late Sunday night TheInsiders.com team of recruiting experts was receiving word that Brown was down to Duke and Auburn.
The Blue Devils have long had Brown in their sights as one of the most coveted prospects in the senior class, and it's easy to see why. Over the past two complete seasons the 6-foot-1, 250 pound lineman has been huge logging 124 tackles, four sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one touchdown from his defensive tackle position.
Just how was he so successful in leading Buford High School to 45 consecutive victories?
Simple. He's either too big and strong – sporting a 315 pound bench press and 495 pound squat max, too quick – running a 4.8 forty, or a combination of both.
Unlike his other finalists, the Blue Devils have made Brown their top defensive lineman target. Meanwhile Auburn already has a verbal pledge from Tennessee standout DT Greg Smith while the Volunteers have pledges from top five DT Demonte Bolden, five star JUCO Jesse Mahelona, and top 15 DE Xavier Mitchell.
So do any of the three finalists have the inside track? Not if you ask Brown.
"They are all good academically and athletically," Brown told TheInsiders.com. "They are all pretty equal right now."
Brown has eyes on majoring in business while in school. He is already fully qualified academically for competition at the Division One level.