Brown Continues to Make Name for Himself

Two weeks after a breakout performance at the Shrine Bowl Combine held in Snow Hill, William Brown proved he's no fluke with an equally impressive outing at the Combine held in Charlotte on Saturday.

"I felt like I did well," said Brown. "I felt like I had to prove I could do well [in combine events] consistently."

Brown, who measured in at 6-foot-2 and 204 pounds, clocked solid times in the L-cone (7.34 seconds), 40-yard dash (4.51 seconds), and 20-yard shuttle (4.34 seconds). He also recorded a vertical jump of 35.1 inches and a 9-foot-2 ½ broad jump.

Word is now quickly getting out about Brown.

"[Recruiting] has gotten better since the beginning of the spring," said Brown. "I talk to more coaches."

Brown said he is hearing from East Carolina, LSU, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

From UNC, Brown has spoken to Charlie Williams, his area recruiter.

"They like my height and they said they like that I can throw and run the ball well," said Brown.

Before the combine season, Brown was a relative unknown because he played out of position at wide receiver as a junior. This season, though, he'll lead Snow Hill (N.C.) Greene Central's offense from under center.

"He's a great all-around athlete, great attitude, [and] great work ethic," said Jim Bob Bryant, Greene Central head football coach and quarterback coach for North Carolina's Shrine Bowl Team. "He's a dual threat quarterback. In our offense this year, he should be a 2,500-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher."

To further enhance his recruiting stock, Brown will be attending camps at UNC (June 2nd) and ECU (June 16th).

While early, Brown said he has developed a liking for East Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, but currently claims North Carolina as his leader.

"I really love UNC, though," said Brown. "I've wanted to go there since I was a kid. My sister went there, so she's told me a lot about it and I've visited her there a few times."

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