#35

Weldon Brown

Weight:

185 lbs

Height:

5' 10"

Position:

Defensive Back

College:

Louisiana Tech

Birthdate:

May 12th, 1987

Career Years:

2

Team:

Alumni

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Highlights

2013

Started 14 regular season games, West Semi-Final, West Final and Grey Cup at linebacker…missed four games due to injury…registered 45 defensive tackles, four tackles for loss, three pass knockdowns, three quarterback sacks, three interceptions and three fumble returns one of which he returned 46 yards for a touchdown…added six defensive tackles and one forced fumble in the playoffs…had five defensive tackles and an interception in the Grey Cup.

2012

Started 13 regular season games and East Semi-Final for Eskimos…missed five games due to injury…had 35 defensive tackles, one special teams tackle, five pass knockdowns, one quarterback sack and one fumble return for 26 yards…had nine defensive tackles in the playoffs.

2011

 Brown played 18 games (18 starts) recording 75 defensive tackles, 7 special teams tackles, 2 quarterback sacks, a tackle for a loss of three yards, 2 forced fumbles, a team-leading 11 knockdowns and 2nd on the team lead with 5 interceptions (22 yards), one which he returned for 20 yards. He has also returned 14 punts for 114 yards and 3 kickoffs for 52 yards. Weldon plays halfback, but played cornerback for the Labour Day Classic. Brown also started the West Semi-Final (4 defensive tackles and a special teams tackle) and the Western Final (5 defensive tackles and a special teams tackle

2010

Brown has played in 16 games with 8 starts and had 26 defensive tackles, 13 special teams tackles, a tackle for a loss (one yard), a fumble recovery and 2 knockdowns. He also had 16 kick returns for 362 yards (longest 41) and a missed field goal return for 11 yards.He was on the 1-game injured list for Games 6 and 7

2009

Brown signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in April 2009 and was released on June 17, 2009.

College

A four-year letterman and three-year starter at Louisiana Tech, Brown saw action at CB, KR and RB during his career.  He finished with 157 career tackles and nine interceptions.  In 2008, he recorded five interceptions and 75 tackles, the most interceptions by a player since 2001.  He was the Defensive MVP in the 2008 Indy Bowl where he registered 14 tackles and one interception.  He was named a Freshman Academic All-American during his inaugural year at Louisiana Tech.  The sociology major attended Bossier High School (Bossier City, LA) where he was a four sport athlete participating in football, basketball, baseball and track.  When he finishes playing football he would like to own several businesses.