A.J. Brown is a professional American football player in the National Football League. He signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2022. Before this, he used to play with the Tennessee Titans, the team that drafted him into the NFL. In 2020, he was selected to play in the Pro Bowl.
Player Profile and High School Career
Arthur Juan Brown was born on June 30, 1997, in Starkville, Mississippi. The wide receiver stands 185 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 103 kg. He attended Starkville High School in Mississippi. He helped his team with the state championships when he was a senior. In addition to football, he also played baseball.
Major recruiting agencies considered him a four-star recruit and were listed as one of the Top 5 wide receiver recruits in the country. He committed to play for the University of Mississippi.
College and Professional Career
He played for three years for Ole Miss, from 2016 to 2018. While there, he was named to the First-team All-ACC in 2017 and 2018. In 2017, he won the Conerly Trophy, naming him the best football player in the state. He also led his team in receiving in his sophomore and junior years.
He was selected by the Tennessee Titans during the 2019 NFL Draft as their 51st overall pick in the second round. He went on to sign a contract with them in June of that year. In his rookie year, he was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team. In 2020m, he was selected to play in the Pro Bowl for the first time in his professional career.
Brown suffered a chest injury in Week 11 and was not activated again until December of that year. In 2022, he was traded by the Titans to the Philadelphia Eagles.
- 2020 - Pro Bowl
- 2019 - PFWA All-Rookie Team
- 2017 - Conerly Trophy
- 2017, 2018 - First-team All-SEC