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Devin Brown
Devin  Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
James Island Charter HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 185

Position:
WR/KOR


11/17/2016

Coastal Carolina vs Liberty

Coastal Carolina vs Liberty

11/12/2016

Coastal vs Bryant

Coastal vs Bryant

11/28/2015

Coastal Carolina vs The Citadel

Coastal Carolina vs The Citadel

10/10/2015

2015 Coastal Carolina Football vs Presbyterian College

2015 Coastal Carolina Football vs Presbyterian College (Oct. 10, 2015)

11/22/2014

Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14

Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14

2016 Preseason All-American

2015 3rd Team All-American (KOR)
2015 Big South Special Teams Player of the Year
2015 1st Team All-Big South (KOR)

2014 1st Team All-Big South (KOR)

2013 2nd Team Freshman All-American
2013 1st Team All-Big South (KOR)

Graduated from Coastal Carolina in the spring of 2016 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies and he is currently pursuing a second degree in communication ... Set a Big South Conference record with five career kick returns for touchdowns (FCS record for career kick returns is six and FBS record is seven) ... Owns the CCU career record for kick return yards (1,983) and 74 career kick returns ... Also on pace to set the CCU career mark for average yards per kicks return, currently at 26.8. ... Owns five of Coastal's six longest scoring plays, including kick returns of 100 yards, 99 yards, 98 yards, 95 yards and 93 yards

2015 (Jr.): Named third team STATS FCS All-American, Big South Special Teams Player of the Year and first team All-Big South ... Returned two kickoffs in the first three weeks of the season for touchdowns last season before teams started to kick away from him (had eight returns in the first three weeks, just 11 over the final nine) ... For the second time, voted the team's Special Teams Player of the Year ...He finished the season seventh in the NCAA FCS with an average of 28.6 yards per return ... Also caught 16 passes for 157 yards as a wide receiver, getting four starts at the spot ... Twice named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week, adding STATS National Player of the Week once ... First, in the season opener at Furman had a 100-yard kick return for a touchdown, his fourth career kickoff for a touchdown which was then a conference record ... Finished with three kick returns for 138 yards and added three receptions for 16 yards, including a key first down during CCU's last touchdown drive ... After Furman scored on their opening drive to tie the game 7-7, Brown caught the ensuing kickoff two yards deep and returned the ball 100 yards for a touchdown ... He tied the Big South record for longest kick return in league history as David Montgomery (Gardner-Webb at Liberty 2009) and Gerald Stevenson (Charleston Southern at Liberty 2010) each had kick returns for 100 yards ... Two weeks later, he duplicated the feat, adding national weekly honors, after returning a kick 93 yards for a touchdown versus Western Illinois ... His fifth career kickoff for a touchdown ultimately proved to be the difference as Coastal Carolina defeated Western Illinois 34-27 ... For the game, Brown returned five kicks for a school-record 195 yards, which is the seventh-best, single-game total in league history ... After Western Illinois scored to take a 14-10 lead early in the third quarter, Brown returned the ensuing kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown ... Later, when the Leathernecks went up 27-26, Brown had a 46-yard kick return to near midfield ... Four plays later, Coastal scored to provide the eventual 34-27 final score ... Only other team to kick to Brown consistently was Presbyterian and Brown had five returns for 123 yards with an average of 24.6 yards and a long of 36 ... Had a career game and was named the team's Offensive Player of the Week as a receiver at Charleston Southern, hauling in five passes for 71 yards.

2014 (So.): Tabbed first team All-Big South as he ranked 10th in the NCAA FCS and led the Big South in kick returns with a CCU-record 27.9 yards per return ... Voted the team’s Special Teams Player of the Year ... His 29 kick returns and 808 return yards were both CCU single-season records ... Added 16 receptions for 112 yards and eight rushes for 69 with a 10-yard score at Charlotte for a 21-0 lead ... Named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week in leading CCU to a win at North Carolina A&T ... With Coastal down six after a NC A&T touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, Brown returned the ensuing kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown (Alex Catron added the extra point to make the score 31-30, which proved to be the final score) ... The 99-yard return marked the longest touchdown play in Coastal Carolina history and the third-longest in Big South history, preceded by only two 100-yard kick returns in the league ... Also had a 98-yard kick return at North Dakota State in the NCAA FCS quarterfinal ... After CCU went down 17-10, Brown returned the ensuing kickoff 98 yards to tie the game with 7:53 left in the second quarter ... Started the year on a strong note as he returned the 2014 opening kickoff 40 yards at The Citadel and CCU went on to take a 7-0 lead ... Recovered a blocked punt to set up a 14-yard TD and 28-3 lead at Florida A&M.

2013 (RFr.): Named second team Freshman All-American by College Sports Journal and first team All-Big South as a kick returner ... Coastal's first Freshman All-American for football ... Ranked 35th in the NCAA FCS and second in the conference in kick returns (24.3 yards per return) ... Took over as Coastal's kick returner midway through the year but still set a CCU single-season record with 632 kick return yards while his 26 kick returns ranks second on the school's single-season list ... Named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week and CFPA National Kick Returner of the Week thanks to a 95-yard kick return versus VMI ... Became the third Chanticleer to return a kick for a touchdown and it marked the longest scoring play in school history ... Finished the game versus the Keydets with five kick returns for 169 total yards -- second on the CCU single-game list ... Also named the team's Special Teams MVP for the VMI game as well as Charlotte game the following week Brown had two kick returns for 87 yards witha 50-yard return ... Closed the regular season with returns of 26, 24 and 21 yards versus South Carolina ... Added a 42-yard return at Montana in the second round of the NCAA playoffs ... Added six receptions for 56 yards, including three catches for 25 yards at Elon.

2012 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Was a Chant Squad MVP for the Liberty and Charleston Southern games.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the South Carolina North-South All-Star game ... Tabbed All-Region VII-4A team ... Caught 26 passes for 394 yards and three TD's ... Returned a punt and three kickoffs for TD's ... Amassed 1,194 all-purpose yards with eight TD's in 2011.


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