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Torrence Brown
Torrence  Brown

RS Senior

Tuscaloosa, Ala.

High School:
Tuscaloosa Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 257



H.S. Coach:
Robert Johnson

Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management


Strong Second Half Leads Blue Past White, 26-0

Stevens hits three different receivers for second-half touchdowns


No. 10 Penn State Rallies Past Indiana, 45-31

McSorley threw for 332 yards and totaled three touchdowns on the day.


Football Comeback Falls Short at Pittsburgh, 42-39

Saquon Barkley accounted for 130 yards and five total touchdowns in the loss.


Penn State at Temple - Post-game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015


Penn State-Temple: Post-Game Notes (Sept. 5, 2015)

Lynch gains 78 yards rushing, scores first touchdown of 2015


USATSI Gallery - Penn State @ Iowa

USATSI Gallery - Penn State @ Iowa


2017 Rose Bowl Game - Penn State vs. USC

Jan. 2, 2017

2017 Junior Season
Awards: Earned the Bob Mitinger Memorial Award, along with Josh McPhearson and Grant Haley, as the squad member who exhibits courage, character and social responsibility, at the annual team banquet.

Season: Started three games...Missed the final 10 games of the season after suffering an injury vs. Georgia State (9/16).

Akron (9/2): Had three assisted tackles...Combined with Parker Cothren on a tackle for loss in the second quarter...Was a part of a defense that logged 14.0 tackles for loss, the most since recording 15.0 vs. Temple in 2015...One of eight players to be a part of three-straight seasons with a shutout (Illinois, 2015; at Rutgers, 2016; Akron, 2017), marking the longest such streak since a three-year span from 1989-91...Part of a defense that logged a season-opening shutout for the first time since 2007 (FIU, 59-0). Pittsburgh (9/9): Registered three assisted tackles...Combined with Koa Farmer on a first-quarter tackle for loss...Broke up his first career pass, a second-quarter attempt that he deflected at the line of scrimmage. Georgia State (9/16): Made a pair of stops, both coming in the first quarter, and didn't play the final three quarters.

2016 Sophomore Season
Season: Appeared in all 14 games with four starts...One of 18 first-time starters in 2016...Made his first collegiate start vs. Temple (9/17).

Final Rankings: No. 3 in the Big Ten and tied for No. 30 in the FBS with two fumble recoveries.

Kent State (9/3): Combined on three tackles. at Pitt (9/10): Collected a career-high six stops...Tied a career-best 2.0 tackles for loss with a pair of solo TFLs in the third quarter...Forced his first career fumble in the fourth quarter that led to a Tyler Davis field goal. Temple (9/17): Made four tackles...Forced his second fumble of the season in the fourth quarter...Had 1.0 tackle for loss, which included combining with Robert Windsor on a fourth-quarter sack...A part of a front seven that limited Temple to just 38 rushing yards, the fewest since holding Illinois to 37 yards on the ground in 2015. at Michigan (9/24): Notched three stops...Made 1.0 tackle for loss for five yards in the first quarter. Minnesota (10/1): Made one tackle. Maryland (10/8): Made one tackle...Recovered Koa Farmer’s forced fumble in the second quarter for his second career fumble recovery. Ohio State (10/22): Made three stops, including combining with Jason Cabinda on a tackle for loss in the second quarter...Helped the defense hold Ohio State scoreless in two quarters for the first time since Michigan State in 2015, which was Ohio State’s last loss...Helped the defense to a season-high 11.0 tackles for loss, the most TFLs since posting 11.0 vs. Maryland in 2015...The 11.0 tackles for loss were the most yielded by the Buckeyes since giving up 11.0 vs. Alabama (2015). at Purdue (10/29): Made three stops...Helped the defense hold Purdue to just 46 yards rushing, the second opponent held under 50 yards rushing in 2016. at Indiana (11/12): Scored his first career touchdown on a fourth-quarter fumble recovery, returning it nine yards for the final score of the game for Penn State...Was a part of a defense that forced a season-high five turnovers, the most since forcing five against Maryland in 2015...Penn State’s five fumble recoveries were its most since recovering five versus FIU in 2007. at Rutgers (11/19): Had two tackles...Posted a tackle for loss in the fourth quarter, a stop of RU running back Justin Goodwin for a 1-yard loss...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. Michigan State (11/26): Made two stops...Combined with Jason Cabinda on a third-quarter tackle for loss. vs. Wisconsin (12/3): Made three tackles...Forced a first quarter fumble. vs. USC (1/2): Totaled two tackles.

2015 Redshirt Freshman Season
Season: Appeared in 13 games...Was one of 17 redshirt freshmen to see action.

at Temple (9/5): Recovered his first career fumble in the second quarter. Rutgers (9/19): Made two tackles...Logged his first career TFL and sack...Made 1.0 TFL, which included combining with Antoine White for a sack in the fourth quarter. Army (10/3): Made a season-best four tackles...Recorded 1.0 tackle for loss. Illinois (10/31): Made three tackles...Had 2.0 tackles for loss. Michigan (11/21): Recorded two tackles...Collected 1.0 sack for a loss of three yards...Logged 1.5 tackles for loss...Helped Penn State record at least one sack in its 33rd consecutive games, the Nittany Lions’ longest streak since sacks became an official statistic in 2000, including 11 consecutive games with multiple sacks...Helped hold Michigan to less than 100 yards rushing, the fifth Penn State opponent that failed to reach 100 rushing yards (87 on 30 carries).

2014 True Freshman Season
Redshirt season.

High School
A four-year letterman at Tuscaloosa Academy for head coach Robert Johnson...Played defensive end, linebacker, running back and tight end...Was a two-time team MVP, attaining the honor as a sophomore and senior...Was selected team captain as a senior...Recorded 105 tackles, with three sacks, during his senior season...Earned first-team all-state honors in 2013...Ran for 746 yards and nine touchdowns and caught three touchdown passes during his final prep season...Helped Tuscaloosa Academy get off to a strong start during his junior season en route to winning the 2012 Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) Class 3A State Championship...Suffered a knee injury in the third game of his junior campaign...As a sophomore, Brown scored 12 touchdowns on offense and added 110 tackles and two fumble recoveries on defense...Helped the Knights post a 9-2 record as a sophomore...Was selected to play in the AISA All-Star Game and the NUC All-American Senior game...Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports...Ranked among the top 50 prospects in Alabama by ESPN and 247Sports...Also lettered in basketball, helping the Knights to the 2013-14 AISA State Championship...Was named the AISA Player of the Year in basketball following his senior season.

Full name is Torrence Curtis Brown...Son of Joel and April Brown...Has one younger sister, LeJasmyne...Enjoys strength conditioning, listening to music and spending time with his family and friends...Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management...Born April 29, 1996 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.



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