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Donald Brown | Running Back

Team: Connecticut Huskies
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/11/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 208

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UConn junior running back Donald Brown will enter the 2009 NFL draft. Brown made the announcement after ripping Buffalo for 261 yards rushing and a score.
Brown took advantage of a preseason injury to running mate Andre Dixon and never looked back. Brown finished the season with a BCS best 2083 yards rushing. Sun, Jan 4, 2009 02:45:00 PM

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Connecticut running back Donald Brown says that he will return for his senior. "Yeah, we can explore the options, see what they have to say, but I'm coming back," Brown said. "My goal is to go to the Orange Bowl. That's what I want to do, and next year will be my last shot."

UConn coach Randy Edsall has requested information on where Brown projects in the draft, but it appears to be all for naught. If Brown sticks to his comments, he will be a top 10 fantasy running back in 2009.
Mon, Dec 15, 2008 03:30:00 PM

UConn will play Buffalo in the International Bowl on Jan. 3 in Toronto.

The game will pit two of the college football's top running backs in UConn's Donald Brown and Buffalo's James Starks. There is sure to be a lot of ground and pound by both sides up in the Great White North.
Sun, Dec 7, 2008 07:30:00 PM

UCONN junior running back Donald Brown carried the ball 34 times for 189 yards and one score in the loss to Pitt.

Brown emerged from relative obscurity to become one of 2008's top fantasy backs.
Sat, Dec 6, 2008 11:45:00 PM

Junior UConn running back Donald Brown and coach Randy Edsall have already begun discussing whether or not Brown should declare for the 2009 NFL Draft. The two will continue to explore Brown's options over the next month.

Brown needs just 96 yards to overtake Iowa's Shonn Greene to become the leading rusher in the FBS. Brown may not be the biggest or the fastest, but he might take advantage of the incredible run he's had this year.
Thu, Dec 4, 2008 12:45:00 AM

UConn running back Donald Brown posted his ninth 100 yard rushing game of the season with 131 yards rushing and a touchdown against Syracuse. This pushed him to the top of the UConn rushing charts.

Donald Brown now has 1,537 yards on the season and 3,254 for his career.
Sun, Nov 16, 2008 01:15:00 AM

Donald Brown's streak of eight consecutive 100 plus yard rushing games was broken today against West Virginia. Brown came into the meeting the nations leading rusher with 1,324 yards and 14 touchdowns. Donald Brown has topped 150 yards rushing six times, and was averaging 166 per game. However, after managing 77 yards and a touchdown in the first half Brown finished the day with only 82 yards rushing.

Brown and UConn have a bye next week, but there should be no worries from fantasy owners about Brown rounding out the season strong after this performance with Syracuse, USF, and Pittsburgh left on the schedule.
Sat, Nov 1, 2008 04:45:00 PM

Donald Brown has now topped 100 yards in eight consecutive games rushing for 150 yards on 29 carries today against what was the #13 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats rush defense. In addition to his 150 rushing yards Donald Brown added two rushing touchdowns and 34 yards receiving.

Brown has now accumulated 1,324 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns on the season, and his streak of 100 plus yard rushing games should not be in jeopardy against West Virginia next week.
Sat, Oct 25, 2008 05:45:00 PM

Donald Brown did it again, this week against an improved run defense for Louisville. Brown carried the ball 33 times for 192 yards and a score.

More impressive, Brown did it against a Louisville run defense that has seen a dramatic turnaround under coordinator Ron English. Breakout the Donald for Heisman signs on GameDay.
Sat, Sep 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM