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Jayon Brown

Jayon Brown

Linebacker

#55

Experience: 2 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 23

Weight: 226 lbs

College: UCLA

Biography

PRO: The Titans selected Jayon Brown in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The 6-foot, 226-pound defender was identified quickly as the defense’s nickel linebacker and played extensively as a rookie. He possesses tremendous speed for the position and excels at covering tight ends and running backs. At UCLA, he was a two-year starter and led the team in tackles during his junior and senior campaigns.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•   As a rookie in 2017, Brown appeared in every game as the team’s nickel linebacker. He registered 67 tackles, which tied for the 10th-highest total by a “Titans era” rookie (1999–present) and ranked fifth among the team’s rookie linebackers in that span. 

TITANS TIDBITS: 
•   Brown went to the same California high school, Long Beach Poly, as Titans teammate Jurrell Casey. Brown’s older brother, Juwan, was Jurrell’s teammate there.
•   He likes spending as much time as possible with his dogs, “a mutt named Lou” and a Rottweiler named Kali. He also enjoys puzzles and watching movies.
•   Former Long Beach Poly and New England Patriots star Willie McGinest is a close friend of the Brown family.
•   Brown’s younger brother, Joshua, is a linebacker at the University of Arizona, and his two older brothers also played college football. Jason played linebacker at Idaho, while Juwuan was a defensive lineman at Southern Oregon.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: 
•   The Long Beach, Calif., native was selected by the Titans in the fifth round (155th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:
•   In four seasons at UCLA (2013-16), Brown appeared in 49 games with 21 starts and totaled 220 tackles, three sacks, nine tackles for loss, three interceptions, 15 passes defensed, one forced fumble and four fumble recoveries. He started 21 games over his final two seasons and totaled nine games with double-digit tackles.
•   As a senior (2016), played and started 12 games and led the Bruins with 119 tackles, which tied for 16th on the all-time school single-season list. Added 2.5 sacks, seven tackles for loss (ranked third on team), three interceptions (ranked third on team), 23 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries. Named first-team All-Pac-12 Conference. Ranked ninth in the country and led the Pac-12 with 9.9 total tackles per game. Tied for 10th in the Pac-12 in interceptions. Became the first UCLA player with 100 tackles in a season since Eric Kendricks (149) in 2014.
•   As a junior (2015), saw action in 12 games with nine starts, entering the starting lineup after an injury to Myles Jack. Went on to lead the team with 93 tackles and ranked second on the squad with six passes defensed. 
•   As a sophomore (2014), saw action in 12 games, primarily as a special teams player. Credited with two tackles on the year. Returned five kickoffs for 42 total yards.
•   As a freshman (2013), appeared in all 13 games as a special teams player and reserve linebacker and made six tackles on the season. Presented with the John Boncheff, Jr. Award for Rookie of the Year on special teams at the team’s annual banquet. Earned a spot on the Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll.
•   Graduated from UCLA in spring 2017 with a degree in political science.

PERSONAL: 
•   Attended Long Beach (Calif.) Poly High School, where he became a three-star recruit according to Scout.com and Rivals.com. Ranked as the No. 87 outside linebacker in the nation according to Scout.com and the No. 17 OLB in the West. Rated as ESPN.com’s No. 122 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 156-rated recruit in the state of California. Earned PrepStar All-West Region honors. 
•   As a senior, helped lead his team to 12-4 and was credited with 112 tackles and 11.5 tackles for loss. Named CIF Pac-5 Division Defensive Player of the Year, a first-team All-CIF Pac-5 Division selection and Long Beach Press-Telegram’s Dream Team.
•   List of favorites: (TV show) “Game of Thrones”; (movies) “Interstellar” and “Friday”; (musicians) Future and Rae Sremmurd; (food) Mexican food; and (guilty pleasure) Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
•   Follow him on Twitter and Instagram at @JayonBrown12.
•   Born Jayon Lee Brown on Feb. 26, 1995 in Long Beach, Calif.

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2018 SEASON

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT G GS
10 Patriots W 34 - 10 1 1
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14 1 0
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20 1 0
6 Ravens L 0 - 21 1 1
5 @Bills L 12 - 13 1 1
4 Eagles W 26 - 23 1 1
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6 1 0
2 Texans W 20 - 17 1 0
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27 1 0
WK OPP RESULT Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
10 Patriots W 34 - 10 1 4 3 0.5 0 0
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14 3 4 1 1 0 1
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20 6 7 1 1 0 0
6 Ravens L 0 - 21 4 7 3 0 0 0
5 @Bills L 12 - 13 8 10 2 1 0 0
4 Eagles W 26 - 23 6 10 4 1 0 0
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6 5 7 2 0 0 0
2 Texans W 20 - 17 2 2 0 0 0 0
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27 3 4 1 0 0 0
WK OPP RESULT BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27
WK OPP RESULT Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
10 Patriots W 34 - 10
9 @Cowboys W 28 - 14
7 @Chargers L 19 - 20
6 Ravens L 0 - 21
5 @Bills L 12 - 13
4 Eagles W 26 - 23
3 @Jaguars W 9 - 6
2 Texans W 20 - 17
1 @Dolphins L 20 - 27

Career Stats

QB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

RB FB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

WR TE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

OffensiveLine Career

SEASON TEAM G GS
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Comb AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 38 52 14 1.5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4 38 55 17 4.5 0 1
TOTAL 25 4 76 107 31 6 0 4 0 0 NaN 0 0 1 1

K Career

SEASON TEAM G GS BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4 0 0 0 0 NaN 0 0 NaN 0 0 0 0 0 0

P Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Punts Yds Net Yds Lng Avg Net Avg Blk OOB Dn In 20 TB FC RET RetY TD
2017 Tennessee Titans 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 Tennessee Titans 9 4
TOTAL 25 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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