John Brown NFL
John Brown NFL
John Brown, also known as “Smokey” or “Smoke,” is a wide receiver for American football who is currently a free agent. In 2014, he started playing professionally in the National Football League.
John Brown NFL Early Life
In Florida City, Florida, on April 3, 1990, Brown was born in the country of America. On his parents and siblings, no information is currently accessible. He played high school football while attending Homestead High School. As a senior in 2007, he was chosen as an All-Dade County pick. He started attending Mars Hill College in North Carolina in 2008. After catching 27 passes for 619 yards and seven touchdowns while topping the squad with 1,472 all-purpose yards, he was named the SAC Freshman of the Year. He missed the 2009 season due to scholastic issues before transferring to Coffeyville Community College in 2010, where he redshirted. He ultimately received a scholarship to play for Pittsburg State University’s Gorillas.
Both the NCAA Division II National Special Teams Player of the Year and the 2013 MIAA Special Teams Player of the Year were awarded to him in 2013. He was also selected to the first team of the MIAA as a wide receiver and kick returner, as well as the second team of the AP Little All-American as an all-purpose athlete. 61 passes were caught by him for 1,198 yards and 14 scores. In terms of receptions, receiving yards, and receiving touchdowns, he ended as Pitt State’s all-time leader. He has the fifth-most receiving yards in MIAA annals with 3,380. Brown’s total career yards included 6,244 at Pitt State and 7,716 total yards between receptions, rushing, and return yards.
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John Brown NFL Career
In the third round, 91st overall, of the 2014 NFL Draft, Brown was selected by the Arizona Cardinals. He caught his first career touchdown on a 13-yard pass in his first game for the Cardinals. Despite having persistent hamstring problems in 2016, he managed to record 39 receptions on 72 targets for 517 yards and two scores. Despite playing in 10 games with five starts during his injury-plagued 2017 campaign, he recorded 21 catches for 299 yards and three scores. He agreed to a $5 million, one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens in March 2018. He committed to the Buffalo Bills in March 2019 and was released from his three-year, $27 million deal in March 2021.
Brown was added to the Denver Broncos’ practice roster in October 2021 but released the following month. He joined the practice roster of the Jacksonville Jaguars on November 8, 2021, and on November 29, 2021, he was released. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in January 2022 and subsequently moved up to the active roster from the practice squad. On January 23, 2022, his deal was up after the team’s season. Brown signed with the Bills’ practice team in November 2022 and made a comeback. At the end of the season, on January 22, 2023, his practice squad contract with the club expired. There is no information available on who he is dating. It is also unknown if he is married or has any kids.
John Brown NFL Net Worth
Brown has a current net worth of $3 million.