Steelers 2013 Sixth Round Draft Pick – Oklahoma WR Justin Brown
The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown with their first of two six round picks in the 2013 NFL draft.
Weight: 207 pounds
Hand: 9 1/2 inches
Arm: 32 inches
Wingspan: 79 inches
Vertical Jump: 30 1/2 inches
Broad Jump: 9\’9″
40-Yard Dash: 4.59 seconds
20-Yard Shuttle: 4.37 seconds
Three-Cone Drill: 6.95 seconds
60-Yard Shuttle: 11.41 seconds
Started all 13 games at wide receiver in his only season at Oklahoma … named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as a wide receiver and return man by coaches … leads the team in punt returns and punt return yards while ranking second on the team in all-purpose yards (1,121), receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns … tied a school record with 15 catches and set a career high with 146 yards against Oklahoma State … recorded his first touchdown as a Sooner at Texas Tech.
Junior Started 11 games at Penn State … finished No. 20 in career receiving yards in program history … was the only Nittany Lion to have at least one catch in every game … second on the team with 35 receptions and 517 receiving yards and two touchdowns … led the team with 27 punt returns for 220 yards and was third with 737 all-purpose yards … had a 69-yard touchdown against Houston in the TicketCity Bowl … had four catches for 86 yards vs. Purdue.
Sophomore started eight games, playing in every game at Penn State … third on the team with 33 receptions for 452 yards and one touchdown … in first career start, made one grab for nine yards against Kent State … set then-career-bests with four catches for 84 yards in win over Temple … at Ohio State, caught five passes for 64 yards, including his first career touchdown reception … against No. 10 Michigan State, caught six passes for 106 yards, his first career 100-yard receiving game.
Freshman Played in 10 games … had five receptions for 78 yards on the year … also provided a spark for the punt return unit with seven returns … most notable game was a three-catch, 45-yard effort against Eastern Illinois … one of eight true freshmen to see playing time.
Earned all-state honors as a wideout and defensive back for Coach George Kosanovich at Concord HS … recorded 27 catches for 500 yards and 11 touchdowns his senior season … Rivals.com named him a four-star recruit and the top prep player in Delaware in 2008 … as a junior, was named first-team all-state at defensive back and second-team all-state at wide receiver, as well as first-team all-county at wide receiver, defensive back and punter.
Son of Joel and Iris Brown with two older brothers, Joel and Jeremiah … Jeremiah played football at California University of Pennsylvania and a cousin, Christian LeMay, plays quarterback at Georgia … likes to go to the movies, play pool and hang out with friends … interested in becoming a sports broadcaster … born in Cheltenham, Pa.