|88 Trevon Brown|
Pirates Racked Up A School-Best 789 Yards Of Offense In Second-Straight Win Over Tar Heels
An exciting and physical playmaker who could develop into an honors candidate on the conference level as a receiver and perhaps nationally as a kickoff return specialist … Will begin sophomore year in a heated battle with classmate Terrell Green for starting honors at the “X” outside receiving position … In possession of an extremely high athletic ceiling according to coaching staff … Offers a sure-handed approach in traffic with the ability to be elusive in space … Had one reception for five yards during the first spring scrimmage (March 28) … Followed up with another catch, grabbing a 12-yard touchdown strike from Kurt Benkert during the second outing on April 11 … Overcame a right upper leg injury for a 44-yard grab during the Purple-Gold Game (April 18) … Power quotient rates as “excellent” in strength coach Jeff Connors’ system … Turned in lifts of 285 pounds (bench), 380 (back squat) and 308 (power clean) … From an agility standpoint, owns a 36.5” vertical jump, a 10’ broad jump and a pro shuttle time of 4.19 … Officially enrolled early at ECU in January of 2014 (has participated in two spring practice periods) … Re-signed (grant-in-aid) with head coach Ruffin McNeill’s program after initially inking a national letter-of-intent with East Carolina in February, 2013.
2014: Played in eight games as a true freshman, making a pair of starts (SMU, Connecticut) ... Experienced action in the first six contests before missing the next five games (Temple, Cincinnati, Tulane, Tulsa, UCF) because of a left knee injury … Returned in time to play against Florida in the Birmingham Bowl … Made collegiate debut against N.C. Central in the season opener ... Caught 14 passes for 264 yards – an average of 18.9 yards per reception) ... Tied for third on the unit with four receiving touchdowns (1/N.C. Central, 1/Virginia Tech, 2/North Carolina) ... Stood sixth on the squad with 539 all-purpose yards (264/receiving, 17/punt return, 258/kickoff return) ... Caught multiple passes in four games with a career-high five against North Carolina ... Recorded first career 100-yard receiving game against the Tar Heels, finishing with 117 and a pair of scores (55-yarder in the first quarter and a 26-yarder in the second quarter) ... Caught at least one pass in six of eight contests – no receptions vs. USF or Florida ... First career catch vs. N.C. Central resulted in a 17-yard score in the third quarter ... Also had a 15-yard TD catch at Virginia Tech in the first period ... Finished contest against Tar Heels with a career-best 210 all-purpose yards (117/receiving, 93/kickoff return) ... Eleven of 14 receptions went for 10 or more yards with a career-long of 55 against UNC (score on Pirates’ first possession of the game) ... Kickoff return yardage (93) against the Tar Heels was also a career best ... In all, returned 11 kickoffs for 258 yards and a pair of punts for 17 total yards … Other notable return performance came against the Gators at Legion Field with two returns for 57 yards (28.5 ypr) … Had individual long returns of 42 yards (North Carolina), 34 (USF) and 31 (Florida).
High School: Finished prep career at New Hanover High School as the program's all-time leading receiver with 2,601 yards ... Played a key role for a Wildcats' squad that rolled to an 11-2 record in 2012 and ventured deep into the playoffs before falling to eventual 4A state champion New Bern in the third round ... Made 64 catches for 1,182 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior ... Also threw one pass that resulted in a 35-yard score ... Selected as the Wilmington Star News All-Area Offensive Player-of-the-Year and was a Mideastern Conference First-Team selection in '12 ... Named the Star News' Player-of-the-Week on Sept. 13 after scoring six touchdowns on six touches (four receptions, kickoff and punt return) against Purnell Swett ... A NCPreps.com and CarolinaPreps.com 4A All-State Team performer ... Earned all-area honors (Star News) and all-conference honors as a junior after recording 66 catches for 1,035 yards and 11 TDs ... Added 238 rushing yards for coach Kevin Motsinger ... Also lettered as a basketball standout, earning inclusion on the 2012 4A Mideastern Second Team ... Helped Kirk Angel's team as a vital contributor during the Wildcats' run to a state title ... Reportedly clocked at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash.
Personal: Full name is Trevon Kytrell Brown … Major is recreation and park management … Work in classroom earned Dean’s List standing during the 2015 spring semester.