Talented wideout with excellent burst of quickness at line of scrimmage ... boasts ability to get behind enemy defense ... possesses excellent blend of speed and toughness ... not afraid to mix things up on perimeter ... hard-nosed competitor ... one of team's top blocking wide receivers ... soft-handed ball-catcher ... returned to Academy this spring after missing majority of last semester due to injury ... nagged by minor ailments during spring session ... expected to assume significant role this fall, if healthy ... registered one reception for 16 yards in annual Black/Gold contest this spring ... provides Army offense with exciting breakaway speed ... letterman.
2004: Saw action in two contests before suffering season-ending injury ... opened season with flourish ... posted first four catches of collegiate career during home loss to Louisville ... totaled 90 yards on those four receptions for flashy 22.5 per-catch average ... registered 60-yard "catch-and-run" touchdown play versus Cardinals ... gathered ball on crossing route, then outsprinted Louisville secondary to end zone for score ... received playing time against Houston as well ... did not appear in another contest remainder of season due to knee ailment.
2003: Drew reserve duty in first two games of season ... returned to lineup against USF after sitting out Tulane contest ... played in every game thereafter ... did not register single reception ... held down regular special teams role ... broke through line and recorded first punt block of career against Cincinnati ... ball ricocheted toward Bearcat goal line, resulting in a 3-yard Curt Daniels touchdown return ... credited with 44-yard punt return on that play.
2002: Battled through injuries much of season ... did not appear in a varsity contest.
High School: Two-time all-conference choice at Andover High in Andover, Mass. ... played for head coach Ken Maglio ... multi-purpose threat who scored 18 career touchdowns ... starred at defensive back and wide receiver ... earned additional varsity letters in track and field, baseball and hockey ... state champion in 200-meter dash as a junior (21.6) ... finished second in event at New England Championships ... four-time letterwinner in football ... garnered four varsity letters in track and field (indoors and outdoors) ... specialized in sprint and long jump events on track ... all-conference performer ... served as team captain in both track and football as a senior ... member of Distributive Education Club of America, Students Against Drunk Driving and Growing Up Taking a Stand ... active with Peer Mentoring program as well.
Personal: Born June 1, 1983 ... given name is Bruce Daniel Brown ... parents' names are Bruce and Linda Brown ... father, Bruce, played football at University of Miami and University of Tampa ... signed as a free agent with New York Jets of National Football League in 1971 ... mother, Linda, attended Boston College on swimming scholarship ... twin sister, Sally, Massachusetts state swimming champion and 2000 Olympic Trials qualifier ... attends Arizona State University on swimming scholarship ... younger sister, Connie, also a state swimming champion ... entering sophomore year at University of Texas on swimming scholarship ... Bruce enjoys fishing, skating and golf in free time ... Boston Red Sox fan ... loves to watch movies ... majoring in Systems Engineering.
BROWN'S RECEIVING STATISTICS
Year G-GS No. Yds. Avg. TD Long/Opp.
2003 12-0 0 0 0.0 0 --/--
2004 2-0 4 90 22.5 1 60/Louisville
Totals 14-0 4 90 22.5 1 60/Louisville
Receptions: 4 vs. Louisville, 9-11-04
Receiving Yards: 90 vs. Louisville, 9-11-04
TDs Receiving: 1 vs. Louisville, 9-11-04
Long Reception: 60 vs. Louisville, 9-11-04