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Antonio Brown
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Brown with the Steelers
No. 84
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: July 10, 1988 (1988-07-10) (age 33)
Miami, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 181 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami Norland
(Miami Gardens, Florida)
College: Central Michigan
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (2011, 2013–2018)
  • 4× First-team All-Pro (2014–2017)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2013)
  • 2× NFL receiving yards leader (2014, 2017)
  • 2× NFL receptions leader (2014, 2015)
  • NFL receiving touchdowns leader (2018)
  • 2× First-team All-American (2008, 2009)
  • 2× First-team All-MAC (2008, 2009)
  • Second-team All-MAC (2007)
  • MAC Freshman of the Year (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Receptions: 837
Receiving yards: 11,207
Receiving touchdowns: 74
Total return yards: 2,932
Return touchdowns: 5
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Antonio Brown (born July 10, 1988) is an American football wide receiver He was drafted by Pittsburgh in the 6th Round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Brown played college football at the University of Central Michigan.

College

Brown played college football for the Central Michigan University. He was noted for his versatility and was even an All-American.

NFL career

Pittsburgh Steelers

Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 6th Round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Brown spent time playing as a wide receiver and a returner. He returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown in his rookie season. Brown is famous for a 58-yard third-down helmet reception against Lardarius Webb of the Baltimore Ravens in a playoff win.

In 2011, Brown beat out veteran Hines Ward and fellow 2nd year receiver Emmanuel Sanders and became a starter alongside Mike Wallace. As well as returning kicks and punts very successfully, Brown had 69 catches for 1,108 yards and two touchdowns. Brown was named the Steelers' team MVP that season.

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