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Devon Brown
Devon Brown

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Ashburn, VA

High School:
Stone Bridge

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
05/18/1989

Experience:
2VL

Major:
Communication

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2009 (Sophomore):
Led the team in receptions with 61 ... Finished second in the ACC in receptions per game with 5.1 ... His 61 receptions tied Desmond Clark (1998) for the eighth-most catches in a season by a Deacon ... Posted two 100-yard receiving games ... Had five receptions for 101 yards at Boston College (Sept. 26) and 12 catches for 101 yards vs. Miami (Oct. 31) ... Led the team in rushing against Baylor with eight carries for 46 yards and tied his career-high with three receptions ... Caught a 19-yard scoring pass vs. Baylor late in the third quarter ... Had a 15-yard scoring catch at Navy ... Had TD catches of 20 and 11 yards at Georgia Tech, the latter to tie the game and force overtime ... Had two TD catches against Duke of 28 and eight yards ... Longest catch of the year was for 58 yards at Boston College on the final play of the first quarter ... Had a 66-yard kickoff return at Duke that set up a Jimmy Newman field goal.


2008 (Redshirt Freshman):
Redshirt freshman who saw time at wide receiver and returning kickoffs ... Hampered by a sore back throughout most of the season ... Made his first collegiate catch in the season-opener vs. Baylor ... Caught his first career touchdown pass, a 58-yarder, in a 28-17 win over Virginia on Nov. 8 ... It was Wake's second-longest play from scrimmage on the season ... Season-best three receptions against Navy (Sept. 27) ... Did not catch a pass in the final four games since his TD reception against Virginia ... Led the team in kickoff returns (16) and yards (350) Averaged 21.9 yards per return on 16 tries ... Long kickoff return of 55 yards vs. Navy, was the second-longest by a Deacon in 2008.

2007 (True Freshman):
Redshirted the season.

Background:
The 2006 AAA Northern Region Offensive Player of the Year ... First team Associated Press All-State ... Named offensive player of the year by the Washington Post ... Offensive player of the year in the Liberty District and Northern Region ... Rushed for 1,744 yards and 29 touchdowns during his senior season at Stone Bridge, earning first team all-state honors, regional offensive player of the year, conference player of the year honors and first team all-conference honors ... Owns the Stone Bridge record with 312 rushing yards in a 2006 game against Virginia Madison ... also owns the season record with 1,730 yards in 2006 ... As a junior at Bishop O'Connell, Brown rushed for 1,282 yards and 14 touchdowns ... He also caught six passes for 157 yards and threw a touchdown ... Transferred to Stone Bridge from Bishop O'Connell for his senior year ... Coached by Mickey Thompson ... One of four Stone Bridge products on the Wake Forest roster.

Personal:
Goes by Y'Lou (pronounced "WAH-loo") ... Majoring in communication ... Mother is Latasha Brown and grandmother is Gwendolyn Brown ... Born May 18, 1989 ... Chose Wake Forest over Maryland, James Madison, Richmond and William & Mary.

 

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