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      Tony Brown
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L

Full name: Tony Leonard Brown ... Elected team captain for 2004 season ... Sure-handed receiver proved to be consistent and reliable target throughout last two seasons ... Vols' top pass-catcher during that span with 63 receptions ... Led regular UT receivers in 2003 with 15.7-yard average per catch ... Ranked third on team in yards (376) and fourth in receptions (24) ... Tied for team high with 39 catches in 2002 ... Four career games with at least 75 receiving yards ... Coaching staff recognizes unselfish nature by his excellent blocking abilities ... Coming off another outstanding spring practice ... Coach Washing-ton's evaluation: "Tony's biggest asset is he can play all the positions. He's a competitive guy who can play every down." ... Born: May 29, 1981.

CAREER
- Games/Started: 37/22 ...

2003 -
Games/Started: 13/12 ... Led regular UT receivers with 15.7-yard average per catch ... Ranked third on team in receiving yards (376) and fourth in receptions (24) ... Caught at least one pass in nine games ... Scored touchdowns in Vols' first two games against Fresno State and Marshall ... Had two catches for 51 yards and added one rush in win over South Carolina ... Totaled career-best 78 yards on five catches at Auburn ... Led all UT receivers with four catches for 68 yards vs. Duke ... His two receptions for 51 yards in Vanderbilt contest included spectacular diving touchdown catch ... Added two catches for 48 yards in Peach Bowl vs. Clemson ...

2002 -
Games/Started: 13/10 ... Tied for team lead with 39 catches ... Ranked second on 2003 team with 477 yards receiving ... Lone touchdown reception was crucial in Vols' six-overtime victory against Arkansas ... Big scoring play was 25-yard touchdown reception on Tennessee's first play in fourth overtime vs. Razorbacks ... Started season with 15 catches for 152 yards in Vols' first two games ... Those games against Wyoming and Middle Tennessee were first career starts ... Had two catches for 57 yards vs. Georgia ... Recorded three catches for 40 yards in victory over Vanderbilt ... Had key 15-yard catch on third down in Vols' second scoring drive against Vanderbilt ... Earned Harvey Robinson Award as most improved offensive player during spring drills ...

2001 - Games/Started: 11/0 ... Saw action in every contest but Kentucky and SEC Championship Game ... Part of talented back-up receiving corps battling for playing time ...

2000 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - Named to PrepStar All-America squad ... All-State, All-Region and All-County performer in 1998 and 1999 ... Broke two school records held by former Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Irvin ... Set records for most catches in season with 57 and 12 touchdowns (Irvin had 55 catches and 11 TDs) ... Four-year starter at wide receiver ... Helped guide team to Class 4A state championship with seven catches for 120 yards and one touchdown in title game ... Also helped team to 1997 state crown ... During four years, team's overall record was 52-6 ... Selected to play in Florida-Georgia All-Star Game ... Also participated in basketball ... Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School: George Smith.
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RUSHING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
So. 2002
1
-1
-1.0
0
--
Jr. 2003
1
-3
-3.0
0
--
TOTALS
2
-4
-2.0
0
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RECEIVING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
So. 2002
39
477
12.2
1
48-UG
Jr. 2003
24
376
15.7
3
40-DU
TOTALS
63
853
13.5
4
48-UG

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