John Brown signs with UT
Defensive Lineman, 6-2, 285
Lakeland, Fla. (Northeast Mississippi CC)
Honors: Rated as the No. 33 overall junior college prospect in the nation by Rivals.com ... Ranked as a five-star prospect by Scout.com as a high school senior in 2007 … Rated state’s No. 1 prospect by FlaVarsity.com … Twice named to Florida Class 5A All-Star first team.
Stats: Paced Northeast Mississippi Community College with 80 total tackles in 2009 … 45 of those tackles were solos, with 35 assists … Also added 3.5 sacks in 2009 … Finished senior year at Lakeland High School with more than 80 tackles, including 18 for lost yardage and eight sacks.
Misc: Originally signed with Florida in 2007 after helping Lakeland to its third straight Class 5A state championship