- High School/Other
- Offensive Guard
- 6' 3"
- 314 lbs.
- Clover Hill
- Richmond, Va.
A walk-on who could help provide depth along the offensive line … Picked up some work at both center and guard last year … Has good strength but must continue working to improve his speed and quickness … His summer and preseason work will determine his role.
2008: Worked at center during the fall and was redshirted … Posted a 395-pound bench press and 341-pound jerk during off-season strength and conditioning testing … Switched to left guard midway through the spring.
High School: Played on the offensive and defensive lines for Coach Sean O’Hare at Clover Hill High … Lettered four seasons … Helped team to an 8-2 record his senior season … Named to the all-academic team … Also an outstanding wrestler in the heavyweight class … Finished third in the state wrestling tournament and was a two-time Dominion District winner … Set a school record for most wins, pins and points in a season when he finished 45-6 his senior year.
Personal: James Robert Brown … Born 2/14/88 in Torrance, CA … Son of Kay Brown and the late Mark Brown … Majoring in human nutrition, foods and exercise.