One of four first-year freshmen to see playing time in 2014, Brown enters 2015 the fall as the No. 1 wideout at the ‘H’ spot … Will be ushered into a starting role in 2015 after serving as a back-up in 2014 and his great blend of natural leadership and savvy for the position will likely lead to plenty of production as a sophomore.
True freshman who made a quick impression and earned playing time in his first year with the program (one of four true freshmen to see playing time in 2014 – Logan Cheadle, Thomas Wilson and Ish Witter were the others) … Played in nine games for the Tigers and tallied five catches for 45 yards … Three of his five catches on the year came against Kentucky, including a career-long grab of 11 yards (Nov. 1) … He tallied a career-high 27 receiving yards in that game … Also had one catch for four yards in Mizzou’s win over Vanderbilt (Oct. 25) … Hauled in a 14-yard pass in the Citrus Bowl, a career-long grab.
Ability to lead and his productivity at wide receiver caught the eye of Mizzou’s coaching staff … turned in a prolific senior season for North Gwinnett High School and head coach Bob Sphire, making 61 catches for 1,081 yards and 21 touchdowns … helped the Bulldogs to a 13-3 season capped with an appearance in the Georgia Class 6A State Football Championship game … earned first team all-state recognition as a senior from several outlets, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia Sportswriters Association … named Gwinnett County Wide Receiver of the Year by area coaches following his final high school season … rated as the No. 29 overall recruit in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com, as well as the No. 49 wide receiver in the nation … brought in 41 receptions for 491 yards as a junior in 2012, pushing North Gwinnett to a strong 11-2 season … earned first team all-county following his junior season … also participated in basketball and track and field for North Gwinnett.
Parents – Rob and Wanda Brown … chose Mizzou over Georgia, Illinois, Louisville, South Carolina, Vanderbilt and Yale, among others … plans to major in business marketing or sports medicine at the University of Missouri.