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Season: Appeared in 10 games.
Akron (9/2): Totaled four tackles...Made solo stop behind the line in the second quarter...Had one quarterback hurry...Was a part of a defense that logged 14.0 tackles for loss, the most since recording 15.0 vs. Temple in 2015...Part of a defense that logged a season-opening shutout for the first time since 2007 (FIU, 59-0). Pittsburgh (9/9): Logged two tackles. at Iowa (9/23): Had two tackles...Made a second-quarter stop on Akrum Wadley on third down to force an Iowa punt. Indiana (9/30): Made four tackles...Added a pair of quarterback hurries. at Northwestern (10/7): Logged one tackle...Added one quarterback hurry. Michigan (10/21): Made three stops...Two of his tackles came on kickoff coverage. at Ohio State (10/28): Made two tackles...Had one stop on punt coverage. at Michigan State (11/4): Logged three stops. Rutgers (11/11): Contributed two tackles, including one on punt coverage...Part of a defense that allowed just 43 passing yards, the fewest in a game since giving up 32 vs. Army (2015)...The 43 passing yards are the fewest allowed by Penn State in Big Ten play...Held Rutgers to just seven pass completions, the second-fewest allowed by the Nittany Lions in a Big Ten game. Nebraska (11/18): Posted two tackles...Combined with Shareef Miller on a second-quarter takedown of Tanner Lee for his second career sack.
➤ 2016 ➤ True Freshman Season
Awards: Selected to the BTN.com and ESPN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team.
Season: Appeared in 12 games with two starts...Ranked No. 5 on the team in special teams tackles (6)...Made his first collegiate start vs. Minnesota (10/1)...One of 18 first-time starters in 2016...One of 27 freshmen (22 redshirt, 5 true) to appear in 2016.
at Pitt (9/10): Made his first collegiate appearance...Notched his first tackle on defense in the third quarter. Temple (9/17): Appeared mostly on special teams...Played three defensive snaps. at Michigan (9/24): Made 10 tackles - four solo...His 10 stops are the most for a true freshman linebacker since Khairi Fortt notched 11 tackles vs. Illinois in 2010...Last true freshman with double-digit tackles was Marcus Allen (10, vs. Ohio State) in 2014...Posted his first career tackle for loss in the third quarter. Minnesota (10/1): Ranked second on the team with nine tackles - six solo. Ohio State (10/22): Blocked his first career kick, a fourth-quarter punt that led to a 34-yard Tyler Davis field goal...The block was one of two blocked kicks in the game (Marcus Allen - FG) and helped Penn State block two kicks in a game for the first time since blocking two against FIU in the 2007 season opener (FG & punt). at Purdue (10/29): Made three stops...Was the coaching staff’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Iowa (11/5): Logged three stops, including two on kickoff coverage. at Rutgers (11/19): Made three assisted tackles, including a combined sack of Gio Rescigno in the fourth quarter...One stop came on kickoff coverage...Aided the Nittany Lions in compiling nine tackles for loss, the eighth time in 2016 they recorded at least 9.0 stops behind the line of scrimmage. vs. USC (1/2): Made four tackles.
➤ High School
Three-year letterman for head coach Pat Cilento at The Bullis School...Three-time team captain...Played with Nittany Lion tight end Jonathan Holland...Helped lead the Bulldogs to back-to-back Interstate Athletic Conference titles in 2014 and 2015...Played in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl...Was selected as the Maryland MVP in the Big 33 Game...Recorded 260 tackles in three seasons...Named all-conference first team as a junior...Had an interception and caught 16 receptions for 350 yards and six touchdowns as a senior...Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout, and three stars by Rivals...Ranked in ESPN300 at 240th overall, 26th in the region, eighth in the state of Maryland and No. 13 at outside linebacker...Ranked as the second-best outside linebacker in Maryland and the East by Scout, as well as, No. 263 overall and No. 15 at position...Ranked No. 22 at position and No. 10 in Maryland by 247Sports...Ranked No. 28 at position and No. 13 in Maryland by Rivals...Also a member of the track and field team.
Full name is Cameron Courtney Brown...Son of Desmond Brown and Susan Giscombe...Has two brothers, D. Greyson and Brandon, and two sisters, Simone and Candice...Cousin, Andre Davis, was a wide receiver at Virginia Tech and for nine seasons in the NFL...Hobbies include watching movies and playing basketball...Considering finance or kinesiology as majors...Born April 1, 1998 in Silver Spring, Maryland.