RECRUITING: Mesquite DB has it covered

One of the Lone Star State's top defensive backs talks about his early list and interest in OU


Talk about a cover-corner, Brown may be the best in Texas. Heading into his senior year Brown is a three-year starter going both ways as a running back and cornerback.

"I just like to play and I don't want to leave the field," said Brown. "I like both positions best, but most colleges are talking to me about playing cornerback. I love playing special teams as well as return punts and kicks."

Last season Brown played mostly running back and rushed for 1,200 rushing with 16 touchdowns. He played a little on defense in passing situations. Brown played mostly cornerback his sophomore season.

Brown went to the NIKE camp at Texas A&M and to the summer camp at West Virginia. Brown was named the MVP at the NIKE camp and he feels he excelled at the West Virginia camp as well.

Brown can bench 270 pounds, squats 345 and he posted a 36-inch vertical jump. Brown runs the 100M (10.4), 400M (49.0), and the 4X100 and 4X400 relays (second leg).

Brown is one of the most coveted athletes in Texas with close to 30 scholarships offers.

"I am pretty open right now because I haven't started narrowing my choices down yet," said Brown. "My father and I are going to start narrowing my list down at the beginning of the football season or during the middle of the season.

"I am still looking at Texas, Floridca State, Florida, Texas A&M, UCLA and Notre Dame.

And when asked about his interest in the Sooners, Brown had nothing but 'great' things to say.

"I also like Oklahoma and really I am trying to keep an open mind on the subject. Oklahoma is a great program and school with a great tradition. Oklahoma has always had great players come out of their program and they just have a great coaching staff."

Brown is still looking to qualify.

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