A load at 6-4, 306 pounds, Malcolm “the other” Brown should be viewed as a potential breakout star in 2014 after playing the supporting role to others in 2013 for the Texas Longhorns. After serving a reserve role as a true freshman in 2012, Brown jumped into a starting defensive tackle spot in 2013. He’s played in all 26 games his first two years in Texas, including 13 starts in 2013. He’s an active defensive lineman as evidenced by his five pass breakups in 2013. He also shared the Joseph W. Moore Tenacity Award for Defense in 2013.
Brown was a prep All-American out of Brenham High School in Brenham, Texas and rated the second best defensive tackle in the land. He played in the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game after being named to the Houston Chronicle’s Houston 100 and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s Elite 11. Over his three year varsity career, he recorded 125 tackles, 66 tackles for loss, 91 quarterback hurries, 24 sacks, nine forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. He also lettered in basketball and track and field.
Played in all 13 games as a true freshman in 2012 and saw his snaps increase as the season went along. Finished the season with 25 tackles, four tackles for loss and two sacks. In 2013, Brown broke out as a starter, recording 68 tackles, two sacks, 12 tackles for loss and six quarterback pressures. His best outing was against Iowa State when he had 10 tackles, two for loss, a sack and a pass breakup.
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