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A.J. Brown

A.J.  Brown

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Starkville, Miss.

High School:
Starkville

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

08/01/2018

Combination of Veteran Players, Fresh Faces Ready to Ring in a New Era

Ole Miss Kicks Off the Season Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech

07/27/2018

A.J. Brown Selected to Watch List for Walter Camp Award

Brown Named to Third Watch List of the Season

07/20/2018

Three Rebels Voted Preseason All-SEC by League Media

Brown, Little Named First Team All-SEC

07/19/2018

A.J. Brown Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Brown was a Semifinalist for the 2017 Biletnikoff

07/16/2018

Brown Named to Maxwell Award Watch List

Rebel Wide Receiver Listed on Watch List for Prestigious Award

 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
 • 2018 Maxwell Award Watch List
 • 2018 Walter Camp Award Watch List
 • 2018 Biletnikoff Award Watch List
 • 2018 Preseason All-America First Team (Athlon, Sporting News, Phil Steele)
 • 2018 Preseason All-America Second Team (Lindy's)
 • 2018 Preseason All-SEC First Team (Athlon, Lindy's, Phil Steele)
 • 2017 C Spire Conerly Trophy Winner
 • 2017 Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist
 • 2017 All-America Second Team (Phil Steele)
 • 2017 All-America Third Team (AP)
 • 2017 All-SEC First Team (Coaches, AP, Phil Steele)
 • 2017 All-SEC Second Team (Athlon)
 • 2017 Ole Miss Single Season Leader - Receiving Yards (1252)
 • 2017 Ole Miss Single Season Leader - Receiving TDs (11)

2017 (SOPHOMORE): Selected to numerous All-American teams, receiving second team laurels from Phil Steele and third team recognition from the Associated Press ... Tabbed First Team All-SEC by the league coaches, AP and Phil Steele, while pulling in second team honors from Athlon ... 1-of-10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award (11/13) ... 2017 recipient of the C Spire Conerly Trophy (best player in Mississippi) ... Broke the Ole Miss record for single-season receiving yards ... Tied the single-season school record for receiving touchdowns ... Led the SEC and ranked 10th in the nation in receiving yards ... Also led the league, ranking 11th in the nation, in receiving touchdowns ... Became only the third receiver in Ole Miss history to go over 1,000 in a season ... Caught the third most passes in a single season in Rebel history ... Tabbed to Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week vs. South Alabama (9/1/17): Broke the school record for receiving yards in a game with 233 vs. the Jaguars, topping Eddie Small's mark of 210 set in 1993 ... Hauled in eight catches, two of which were touchdowns (71, 77 yds), the first receiver in school history with two 70-plus yard receiving TDs in the same game ... 233 yards were the 13th-most in a game in SEC history ... Selected to PFF SEC Team of the Week vs. UT Martin (9/9/17): Caught eight passes for 156 yards and two TDs ... at Cal (9/16/17): Exited the game early with an injury ... at Alabama (9/30/17): Caught one pass for six yards ... at No. 12 Auburn (10/7/17): Hauled in a career-high 10 catches for 109 yards, his third 100-yard game of the season ... Named College Sports Madness SEC Offensive Player of the Week vs. Vanderbilt (10/14/17): Finished with eight receptions and 174 yards in his fourth 100-yard game of the season, and fourth time this year he's had eight or more catches ... vs. LSU (10/21/17): Had four receptions for 39 yards ... Caught two passes for 48 yards against Arkansas (10/28/17) ... Also had one punt return for 15 yards ... at Kentucky (11/4/17): Leading receiver with seven catches and 65 yards and a touchdown ... vs. Louisiana (11/11/17): Tied the Ole Miss record for most receptions in a game (14), tying Laquon Treadwell's mark set in 2015 ... Finished the game with 185 yards and two TDs ... vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17): Had seven catches for 70 yards and a TD ... Had an Egg Bowl to remember at Mississippi State (11/23/17): Hauled in six receptions for 167 yards and a touchdown, tying his career-long catch of 77 yards.

2016 (FRESHMAN): True freshman played in every game at WR with one start ... Finished fifth on team with 29 catches and 412 receiving yards ... Hauled in a pair of TD grabs ... Fourth among SEC freshmen with 2.4 catches/game and fifth with 34.3 receiving ypg ... Earned first letter ... vs. #4 Florida State (9/5/16): Started the first game of his college career and collected two passes for 48 yards ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Caught two passes for 15 yards, including his first career TD ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/17/16): Had two catches for 48 yards, including a 37-yard TD grab that pulled the Rebels to within five points with 2:51 remaining in the game ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Had four catches for 46 yards ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Caught four passes for 31 yards ... at #22 Arkansas (10/15/16): Had one catch for 13 yards ... vs. #15 Auburn (10/29/16): Caught three passes for 48 yards ... vs. Georgia Southern (11/5/16): Had one catch for 29 yards ... at #8 Texas A&M (11/12/16): Topped all players with 77 receiving yards on four catches ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Hauled in three catches for 16 yards ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): Caught three passes for 41 yards ... Member of the 2016 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour All-America selection ... A consensus 4-star prospect by the major recruiting services ... Ranked the No. 45 overall recruit by Scout, No. 47 by 247Sports, No. 53 by Rivals and No. 66 by ESPN ... Listed as the No. 5 WR in the country by 247Sports and Scout ... Ranked the second-best player in the state by 247Sports and third-best by Scout ... Caught four passes for 79 yards a TD in the Under Armour All-America Game ... As a senior, led Starkville to a 6A state championship ... Racked up 83 catches for 1,371 and 13 TDs ... Named first team All-State by USA Today, The Clarion-Ledger and the Mississippi Association of Coaches ... Selected to The Clarion-Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Became the second-ever player to be selected to both the Under Armour football and baseball All-American games ... Coached in high school by Ricky Woods.

PERSONAL: Son of Arthur Brown, Josette Robertson and Mellisa Smith ... Full name is Arthur Brown ... Born: June 30, 1997 ... Broadcast journalism major ... Selected in the 19th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres and has participated in the team's extended spring training each of the past three summers.

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