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Weldon Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bossier City, La.

High School:
Bossier HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 187

Position:
CB

Experience:
3L

Weldon Brown

10/04/2014

Post-Game Notes

LA Tech defeated UTEP, 55-3

2008: Started all 13 games at cornerback for the Bulldogs ... Totaled 75 tackles on the year ... Had a career high 14 tackles in Independence Bowl vs. Northern Illinois 12/28/08...Recorded an interception in Independence Bowl...Named Independence Bowl Defensive Player of the game...Named LSWA second team All-Louisiana...Finished the season with five interceptions, the most by a Tech player in a single season since Jason Olford recorded five in 2001...Had a regular season-high 10 tackles against Kansas 9/6/08 ... Finished with eight tackles two different times... Named LA Tech Defensive Player of the Week (N. Illinois-IBowl, Southeastern, La. and Hawaii games) ... Named LA Tech special teams POW (Fresno State game) ... Forced a fumble against Mississippi State 8/30/08 ... Intercepted a pass against Boise State 10/1/08 ... Intercepted another pass against Idaho 10/18/08 ... Forced a fumble against Fresno State 11/1/08 ... Intercepted another pass against San Jose State 11/8/08... Intercepted his final pass of the season against Utah State 11/15/08 .

2007: Started 11 games at cornerback for the Bulldogs...had a career-high 13 tackles in win over New Mexico State...tied for team lead with four interceptions...had two interceptions at Ole Miss...fifth on the team with 62 tackles...averaged 24.9 yards on kickoff returns.

2006: Started seven games while seeing action in nine ... Totaled 15 solo tackles with nine assisted stops ... Recovered three fumbles on the season ... Totaled five tackles in a loss to Idaho ... Returned 21 kicks for 491 yards ... Finished with 113 return yards in a loss to San Jose State ... Finished with 92 return yards in a loss to Clemson ... Longest return of 50 yards came in loss to San Jose State.

2005: Saw action in all 11 games for Louisiana Tech at running back, wide receiver and on special teams ... Rushed one time for one yard ... Caught one pass for nine yards ... Returned 18 kickoffs for 362 yards (a 20.1 ypr average) ... Recorded five tackles, including three solo stops ... Saw his first career action at The Swamp in Florida ... Registered his only carry and reception of the year against the Gators ... Ranked No. 10 in WAC in kick return average.

High School: Lettered three years for coach Billy McHalffey at Bossier High School in Louisiana ... Helped lead the Bearkats to the state playoffs all three years ... Named first team All-District 2-4A three straight years (including as both a cornerback and running back in 2003) ... Named all-city by The (Shreveport) Times three straight years ... Named honorable mention all-state as a junior ... Named team MVP as a junior and senior ... Named District 2-4A Offensive MVP as senior ... Rushed for a school record 1,875 yards and 27 touchdowns in 2004 despite missing two and a half games with injury ... Also played baseball as a freshman at Bossier ... Was a member of the Bearkat track and field team running on the 400-meter relay team that went to state in 2004.

Getting Acquainted: Son of Roosevelt Brown ... Nephew of Candy Green ... Has two brothers, Tremell and Shay, and two sisters, Casey Farris and Crystal Davis ... Born May 12, 1987, in Shreveport, La.