At Michigan ... four-year letterman ... two-year starter on defense (safety in 2008 and linebacker in 2009) ... played in 50 consecutive career games ... started 13 games at safety and 12 contests at linebacker ... contributed 186 tackles, 9.5 tackles and two sacks for loss during career ... also recovered three fumbles, forced four fumbles, batted down 11 passes and intercepted four passes ... earned 150th career tackle against Penn State (Oct. 24) ... special teams contributor ... has 31 career special teams tackles.
Senior (2009) ... elected team captain ... earned fourth varsity letter ... Roger Zatkoff Award winner as Michigan's top linebacker ... started all 12 games at strongside linebacker ... contributed on special teams in every game ... team's leading tackler with 80 stops ... third on squad with eight tackles for loss ... also contributed one sack, one interception, one forced fumble and four pass breakups ... tied career high with nine stops on four occasions (Indiana, Michigan State, Purdue and Wisconsin) ... made first career start at linebacker and 13th consecutive start vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), making six tackles ... recorded six tackles including two TFLs at linebacker vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... forced fourth career fumble early in the third quarter against the Irish ... posted eight tackles and 1.5 TFLs vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... set a career-best nine tackles vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... matched career high with nine stops at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... added one TFL and had an 18-yard return on an interception against the Spartans ... made three tackles and broke up two passes at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... recorded two solo tackles, one TFL and one PBU against Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... posted four stops and an assisted TFL vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... earned eight tackles and second-career sack against Illinois (Oct. 31) ... made a career-tying nine tackles and one TFL vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... matched career high with nine tackles at Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... made seven tackles vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Junior (2008) ... earned third varsity letter ... started all 12 games at safety ... posted a career-high 64 tackles ... third on the team with eight special teams stops ... also contributed 1.5 TFLs, one sack, one fumble recovery, two interceptions and five pass breakups ... earned second career start at strong safety vs. Utah (Aug. 30), recording a career-best seven tackles ... posted three tackles vs. Miami (Sept. 6) ... recorded 50th career stop in Miami game ... registered a career-best eight tackles and forced one fumble at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... earned first career tackle for loss in the Notre Dame game ... posted seven tackles and first PBU of the season vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... collected three solo tackles vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) ... posted seven or more stops in three of the five games ... tied for a team-best seven tackles vs. Toledo (Oct. 11) ... registered a career-best six solo tackles against the Rockets ... registered two tackles at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... matched career high with eight tackles vs. Michigan State (Oct. 25), including a career-best seven solo stops ... registered first career sack, forced and recovered a fumble all on the same play against the Spartans .... earned 10th career start at safety and recorded six tackles at Purdue (Nov. 1) ... registered five tackles and one PBU at Minnesota (Nov. 8) ... posted four tackles, one interception and two pass breakups vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... recorded 100th career tackle and first interception of the season against the Wildcats ... registered four tackles and one interception at Ohio State (Nov. 22) ... picked off Terrelle Pryor's second pass attempt of the contest and returned it 34 yards to the Buckeyes' 13-yard line.
Sophomore (2007) ... earned second varsity letter ... played in all 13 games and started one contest at safety ... contributed 28 tackles, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups and one interception ... led team with 11 special teams stops ... made first career start at safety vs. Appalachian State (Sept. 1), tallying one stop ... tallied four tackles against Oregon (Sept. 8), playing special teams and safety ... collected first career interception and two solo stops vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15) ... returned first career pick 26 yards against the Irish ... played on special teams units vs. Penn State (Sept. 22) ... assisted on one special teams stop at Northwestern (Sept. 29) and against Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) ... played safety and special teams against the Eagles ... posted a career-best five tackles, all solo stops, vs. Purdue (Oct. 13) ... recovered first career fumble on a punt return and forced a fumble defensively against the Boilermakers ... played safety and special teams at Illinois (Oct. 20) ... made two special teams stops and assisted on a tackle defensively vs. Minnesota (Oct. 27) ... matched career high with five tackles at Michigan State (Nov. 3), all assisted stops ... assisted on four stops and recovered a fumble on special teams at Wisconsin (Nov. 10) ... played safety against the Badgers ... made one special teams tackle vs. Ohio State (Nov. 17) ... assisted on one tackle and batted down a fourth-down pass in the fourth quarter vs. Florida in the Capital One Bowl (Jan. 1).
Freshman (2006) ... earned first varsity letter ... played special teams in all 13 games and safety in four contests ... contributed 14 tackles ... saw his first career action vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 2), notching two special teams tackles ... logged two solo tackles and played his first career snaps as strong safety against Central Michigan (Sept. 9) ... posted a solo tackle at Notre Dame (Sept. 16), his first road game ... made one special teams stop vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 23) ... played special teams at Minnesota (Sept. 30) and against Michigan State (Oct. 7) ... assisted on one special teams tackle at Penn State (Oct. 14) ... played special teams and registered one punt return vs. Iowa (Oct. 21) ... tallied one special teams tackle vs. Northwestern (Oct. 28) ... contributed two solo stops defensively at safety and an assisted tackle on special teams vs. Ball State (Nov. 4) ... played safety and special teams at Indiana (Nov. 11), contributing an assisted tackle ... made one special teams tackle at Ohio State (Nov. 18) ... assisted on one special teams stop against Southern California in the Rose Bowl (Jan. 1).
Prep ... attended Columbus East High School coached by Bob Gaddis ... four-year starter ... Key Statistics... limited to three games of action as a senior due to an ankle injury ... rushed 43 times for 199 yards and scored four touchdowns senior year ... added six catches for 125 yards and three TDs as a senior ... gained 1,700 all-purpose yards as a junior and scored 17 TDs ... recorded 30 solo tackles and three interceptions in 2004 ... Honors and Rankings... first-team all-state as a senior and a member of the Indiana Football coaches' Association Top 50 ... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... named all-state by the Indiana Coaches Association as well as the AP during junior campaign ... four-star prospect and the nation's No. 7 safety according to Rivals.com ... tabbed as the No. 9 defensive back by PrepStar Magazine ... listed as the second-best player in the state of Indiana by Rivals.com ... four-star prospect and the nation's No. 10 cornerback according to Scout.com ... rated as No. 99 overall player nationally by Prep Football Report ... No. 9 on the Detroit Free Press "Best of the Midwest" rankings ... listed as the No. 99 player in the nation by Tom Lemming ... Other Sports... participated in the 100 meters, 200 meters and the 4x100-meter relay in track ... qualified for the state finals as a sophomore in the 200 meters ... finished seventh in the state in the 100-meter dash as a junior.
Personal ... Stevie Christopher Brown was born July 17, 1987 in Dallas, Texas.
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