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Drew Brown
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Drew Brown 1808938
Position: Place Kicker
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Southlake Carroll

Honors & Awards
» Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2014)
» Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2015)
» Brook Berringer Citizenship Team (2015)

Drew Brown continued a family tradition of outstanding kicking at Nebraska with a solid true freshman season in 2014. The Dallas area product took control of the starting place-kicking chores from the outset of the year and went on to rank among the Big Ten scoring leaders.

Brown’s older brother, Kris, ranks as the second-leading scorer in Nebraska history, and was a place-kicker for more than a decade in the National Football League. The younger Brown set a Nebraska freshman scoring record with 101 points in 2014, breaking the previous record held by his older brother.

Brown teams with punter Sam Foltz to give Nebraska a pair of talented returning kicking specialists for 2015. 

2014 (Freshman)
Brown connected on 14-of-21 field goals and was perfect on 59 PAT attempts. The 59 extra points were the third-most in school history without a miss. His 7.8 points per game ranked seventh in the Big Ten and fourth among kickers. Brown had three games with two field goals. Brown also handled kickoff duties for part of the season, booting 14 touchbacks.

Brown made a 44-yard field goal in his NU debut against Florida Atlantic and made six PATs. He connected on 2-of-3 field goals at Fresno State and made a season-high seven PATs. He also made a pair of field goals (19 and 39 yards) against Miami and had three touchbacks.

Brown had a season-high seven touchbacks against Illinois and made a 29-yard field goal in the game. Brown made at least one field goal in each of the final four games. He connected on a 20-yarder at Iowa with eight seconds remaining to send the game to overtime. In the Holiday Bowl he made field goals of 34 and 24 yards.

Before Nebraska (Southlake Carroll HS)
Brown was a standout at Southlake Carroll High School being named the first-team kicker on the DFW all-area team as a senior and earning honorable-mention Class 5A all-state honors. He connected on 9-of-11 field goals as a senior, with a long of 51 yards, and made 89-of-90 PAT attempts, helping Coach Hal Wasson’s team to an 11-2 record and trip to the third round of the 5A Division 1 playoffs.

Brown was perfect on 97 PAT attempts as a junior, while hitting on 9-of-10 field goals, as Carroll posted a 12-2 record and reached the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. Brown was also one of the state’s top kickers during his sophomore season, helping Southlake Carroll to a perfect 16-0 record and Class 5A Division 1 state title. Brown hit on 17-of-21 field goals with a long of 49 yards, and made 63-of-64 extra points. Brown was ranked among the top dozen kickers in the nation by 247 Sports.

The son of Hobert and Terri Brown, Drew was born on Oct. 30, 1995. He is majoring in supply chain management. Brown was named to the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2014, and also was named to the 2015 Brook Berringer and Tom Osborne Citizenship Teams. Brown has participated in community outreach efforts including Make-A-Wish, School is Cool Week and local hospital, school and rec center outreach events.









Field Goal Range















2014 13/13 59-59 14-21 66.7 101 7.8 1-1 4-5 7-8 2-6 0-1 44
Totals 13/13 59-59 14-21 66.7 101 7.8 1-1 4-5 7-8 2-6 0-1 44

Single-Game Highs
» Field Goals – 2, at Fresno State, vs. Miami, vs. USC (2014)
» Long Field Goal – 44 yards vs. Florida Atlantic (2014)
» PATs – 7 at Fresno State (2014)

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