78   Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Elburn, IL

High School:
St. Charles North

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 284

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L


04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

12/20/2013

San Diego Bound: NIU 2013 SDCCU Poinsettia Bowl Guide

Huskies Look for Record 13th Win Dec. 26 vs. Utah State

11/18/2013

No. 16 NIU On the Road at Toledo Wednesday Night

Huskies Look to Go 11-0 For First Time

11/15/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes - Nov. 15, 2013

Carey, Ryan Brown, Eakes and Windsor discuss NIU's upcoming game at Toledo

10/29/2013

No. 17 NIU Heads East for Sixth Road Test

Huskies Meet UMass in Gillette Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

01/01/2013

2013 Discover Orange Bowl

The Huskies opened the new year at Sun Life Stadium in the Orange Bowl versus Florida State, falling 31-10 to FSU.

2012: Started 10 games at right tackle and three games at left tackle for the Huskies. Redshirt sophomore helped NIU average 469.6 yards of total offense per game to rank 20th in the country and first in the MAC. Part of an offense that gained 400 or more yards in 12 of 14 games in 2012. Blocked for a Huskie offense that led the MAC and ranked 12th in the nation in rushing offense with 238.2 yards per game. Part of a potent NIU attack that led the conference and ranked 13th nationally in scoring offense with 38.8 points per game. Played a role on a pass protection unit that allowed only 1.2 sacks per game, which ranked fourth in the MAC and 21st in the nation. Blocked for the conference's leading quarterback in rushing yards, passing efficiency, and total offense. Paved the way for Northern's season-high 622 yards of total offense against Central Michigan (9-29).

2011: Saw action in 11 games during the season, primarily on the PAT/FG unit. Also took snaps as a second team offensive tackle.

2010: Redshirted in his first season at NIU.

High School: Three-year varsity letterwinner and all-area first team selection at offensive tackle as a senior. Named second team all-conference as a senior and third team as a junior. Served as team captain as a senior. Helped lead St. Charles North to an 8-4 record his senior season after the North Stars went 6-4 his junior year. As a member of the varsity squad as a sophomore, helped his team post a 5-1 record in Upstate Eight Conference play en route to a 7-2 season record. Earned a Prairie State Achievement Award in spring 2010.

Personal: Born July 22, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. Son of Stacey and Kevin Brown. Business management major. Huskie Scholar carries a 3.13 GPA. His older brother, Patrick, was a four-year starter at the University of Central Florida and spent time on the practice squad with the Minnesota Vikings.