Brown (5-11, 202) was the first of three third-round draft picks (87th overall) selected by the 49ers in this year's NFL Draft. He appeared in 35 games (26 starts) in three years (2020-22) at Penn State and registered 153 tackles, 19 PDs, 10 INTs, 9.0 TFLs, 4.5 sacks, 3 FFs and 3 FRs after transferring from Lackawanna Community College (Scranton, PA) where he spent two seasons (2018-19). In 2022, started all 13 games at S and notched 74 tackles, 7.0 TFLs, 4.5 sacks, 2 FFs and 1 FR, earning Third-Team All-Big Ten honors for the second-consecutive season. In 2021, started all 13 games at S and tallied 73 tackles, 11 PDs, 6 INTs, 2 FRs and 1 FF, earning Third-Team All-Big Ten honors. Appeared in 9 games as a junior in 2020 and posted 6 tackles and 1 PD. Helped guide Lackawanna to a 21-1 record and a trip to the NJCAA Championship Game during his 2 years with the team. Appeared in 9 games and registered 35 tackles, 5 PDs, 3 INTs and 1 FR as a sophomore in 2019 where he earned the Northeast Football Conference's Defensive Player of the Year Award, First-Team All-NEFC and NJCAA First-Team All-American honors. Tallied 40 tackles, 5 INTs and 3 PDs as a freshman in 2018.
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