It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.
The Huskies opened the new year at Sun Life Stadium in the Orange Bowl versus Florida State, falling 31-10 to FSU.
2014 Started all 13 games as a senior right tackle...in his third season as a starter, played on an offensive that started the same five players in every game...named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Game for his performance at Northwestern (9-6) in the 23-15 Huskie victory, leading a 23-point second-half outburst and helping NIU defeat a Big Ten team for the third time in two years...facing the best defensive ends in the MAC, helped the NIU offensive line give up just 11 sacks in 13 games...paved the way as the Huskies combined to rush for at least 200 yards in eight games...was a key figure on an offensive that had 43 plays of 25 yards or more...chosen as NIU Male Scholar-Athlete of the Week on 11-10.
2013 Appeared in all 14 games, starting eight at right tackle and three at left tackle. Named NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance at Massachusetts (11-2) where he helped the Huskies amass 612 total yards. Earned NIU Offensive Lineman of the Week award against Western Michigan (11-26) after helping NIU record 425 rushing yards. Part of a pass protection unit that allowed only 0.79 sacks per game to rank fifth in the nation. NIU offense posted 519.8 total yards per game which ranked fifth in the country. Paved the way for Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch to become the nation's second leading rusher at 1,920 yards for the year. Blocked for a Huskie rushing attack that ran for 3,161 yards (297.2/game), best in NIU history and seventh in the country. Led the way for the the most prolific scoring offense (39.6 ppg) in school history. Part of an NIU offense that topped 550 yards of total offense in seven games.
2012 Started 10 games at right tackle and three games at left tackle. Helped NIU average 469.6 yards of total offense per game to rank 20th in the country and first in the MAC. The Huskie offense gained 400 or more yards in 12 of 14 games. 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 an 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. Member of a unit that blocked for the conference's leading quarterback in rushing yards, passing efficiency, and total offense.
2011 Saw action in 11 games, primarily on the PAT/FG unit. Also took snaps as a second-team offensive tackle.
High School 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.
Personal Born July 22, 1992 in Chicago, Ill. Son of Stacey and Kevin Brown. Business management major. His older brother played offensive line at UCF and with the Minnesota Vikings.