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WR Antonio Brown, Central Michigan

Originally posted by PTulini:
This is one prospect I'm very interested in. He's looked pretty impressive at the Scouting Combine. (5'10, 186 lbs at the Combine) I hope the 49ers take a look at him as a special teams return man. Here is his bio:

Antonio Brown, CMU

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Ranks second in MAC history with 305 career receptions ... CMU's all-time leader in receptions ... ranks second in school history in touchdown receptions (22) and third in receiving yards (3,199) ... only player in school history with two 1,000-yard receiving seasons ... also the only player with two 100-reception seasons ... caught at least one pass in 41 consecutive games … accounted for touchdowns receiving, rushing, passing and on both a punt return and kickoff return during career.

2009: MAC Special Teams Player of the Year for the second consecutive season ... All-MAC first team honoree as both a receiver and punt returner ... 2010 GMAC Bowl Offensive Most Valuable Player ... caught a school-record 110 passes for 1,198 yards and nine touchdowns ... twice named MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week ... earned the honor after averaging 37.7 yards on three punt returns, including a 55-yard return for a score, against Alcorn State (9/19) and again after returning a punt 75 yards for a touchdown against Eastern Michigan (10/10) ... accounted for a season-high 248 all-purpose yards at Michigan State (9/12) ... caught 10 passes for 71 yards and a score and completed a 24-yard pass to Dan LeFevour against the Spartans ... caught nine passes for 89 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 65 yards against Akron (9/26) ... had four 100-yard receiving games ... caught six passes for 112 yards and a score and ran for a touchdown at Buffalo (10/3) ... made four receptions for 110 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown, against Eastern Michigan (10/10) ... caught a season-high 13 passes for 129 yards and a touchdown against Toledo (11/11) ... made 11 catches for a season-high 170 yards, including an 82-yard touchdown, at Ball State (11/18) ... caught 13 passes for 178 yards, rushed for a touchdown, returned a kickoff 95 yards for a score and finished with 403 all-purpose yards in GMAC Bowl vs. Troy (1/6).

2008: MAC Special Teams Player of the Year … All-MAC first team receiver, kick returner and punt returner … led the nation in punt return yardage (20.5 ypr) … ranked fourth nationally in all-purpose yardage (178.1 ypg) … five punt returns of at least 36 yards … caught at least 10 passes in four games and posted a trio of 100-yard receiving efforts … 93 receptions are second most in a season in school history … named MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a punt 75 yards for a score at Ohio (9/13) … also caught 10 passes for 78 yards against the Bobcats … caught 10 passes for 113 yards and threw a 2-yard touchdown pass against Western Michigan (10/18) … caught 10 passes for 85 yards at Toledo (10/25) … caught three passes against Temple (10/11), two of which were touchdowns … tallied seven receptions for 138 yards and two touchdowns, including a 79-yard touchdown catch, at Indiana (11/1) … made seven receptions for 172 yards and a score at Eastern Michigan (11/28) … hauled in a career-long 93 yard catch at Eastern Michigan and finished with a career-high 313 all-purpose yards … caught 11 passes for 92 yards and a touchdown in the Motor City Bowl (12/26) … selected CMU’s offensive and special teams player of the year … All-America first team punt returner by collegefootballnews.com.



2007: MAC Freshman of the Year … All-MAC first team kick return specialist and All-MAC second team receiver … Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America as an athlete … scout.com Freshman All-America first team as a kick returner … rivals.com Freshman All-America second team as a kick returner … Sporting News Freshman All-America second team as a receiver … also earned Freshman All-America honors from collegesportsreport.com (all-purpose) and collegefootballnews.com (first team kick returner) … caught a school-record 102 passes … reception total is second-highest by a freshman in NCAA Bowl Subdivision history (Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech) … set Bowl Subdivision freshman record with 2,267 all-purpose yards … all-purpose yardage total ranks second in school history and third in MAC history … set CMU single-game record with 15 receptions at Akron (11/23) … 1,003 receiving yards are fourth-most in a season in CMU history … caught at least four passes in every game and made nine or more receptions four times … caught a touchdown pass in six different games … rushed 9 yards for a score and caught six passes for 43 yards and a touchdown at Ball State (10/6) … eclipsed 100 receiving yards in a game twice: nine catches for 105 yards and a score vs. Toledo (9/8) and 15 catches for 174 yards at Akron (11/23) … MAC West Division Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown against Northern Illinois (9/29).


At North Carolina Tech: Spent a prep year in 2006 … ran for 451 yards and 13 touchdowns and threw for 1,247 yards and 11 scores in just five games … also returned 11 punts and six kickoffs for touchdowns.

At Norland High School: Two-sport athlete … two-time Class 6A all-state selection … two-time state qualifier in the 100 meters … named North Athlete of the Year at 2005 Miami-Dade Gridiron Classic. Personal: Born July 10, 1988 … prep school coach was Tim Newman and high school coach was James Upton.









What do you guys think?

This is the return man I want in the draft!
Didn't he run a bad 40 time at the combine? I'm actually a huge fan of this guy, he looked like a beast when I saw him play. Anyone know when he has his pro day?
Originally posted by WillistheWall:
Didn't he run a bad 40 time at the combine? I'm actually a huge fan of this guy, he looked like a beast when I saw him play. Anyone know when he has his pro day?

He ran a 4.50 40 yard dash at the scouting combine.
Brown is faster than his time at the combine. I think he's one of the more under-the-radar guys in this draft. I'd have no problem selecting him in the 4th or beyond. Perhaps even as high as the third.