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Pirates Keep Bowl Chances Intact with First Win in Orlando Since 2008
Pirates Racked Up A School-Best 789 Yards Of Offense In Second-Straight Win Over Tar Heels
Photos from East Carolina @ UFC on November 19, 2015.
An exciting and physical playmaker who is primed to take the next step into a national honors candidate as a pass catcher during junior campaign … Will open preseason camp as the projected starter at the “X” outside receiving position and could return to special teams lineup as a return specialist … A Preseason All-American Athletic Conference (third-team) choice as an all-purpose performer by Athlon Sports … In possession of an extremely high “athletic ceiling” and offers a sure-handed approach in traffic with the ability to be elusive in space and toughness to fight off and/or run through defenders … Officially enrolled early at ECU in January of 2014 (has participated in three spring practice periods) … Re-signed (grant-in-aid) with Pirates after initially inking a national letter-of-intent with East Carolina in February, 2013 … Has played in 17 career games (seven starts) and netted 55 catches for 760 yards (13.8 ypr) and eight touchdowns … Produced multiple reception totals on 12 occasions … Thirty-two (32) catches have been for 10 or more yards … Averages 21.5 yards per kickoff return (21 for 451 yards) and has racked up 1,241 all-purpose yards entering junior season … Caught touchdown passes in both spring scrimmages … Had three receptions for 29 yards - 25 coming on a scoring strike – during the first outing on April 9 … Topped all receivers with 95 yards on three catches in the Purple-Gold Game on April 16 … Hooked up with former quarterback Kurt Benkert on a 75-yarder during the contest’s first play from scrimmage … Selected as program’s offensive MVP at the conclusion of spring practice period … Power quotient rating has ranged from “good” to “excellent” in strength coach Jeff Connors’ system … Turned in lifts of 310 pounds (bench), 485 (back squat), 323 (power clean) and 286 (push jerk) … Efforts in the back squat and power clean ranked among top 10 percent in position group … From an agility standpoint, owns a 36.5” vertical jump, a 10’ broad jump and a pro shuttle time of 4.19.
2015: Was Pirates’ third-leading receiver with 41 catches for 496 yards (12.1 ypr) and four TDs despite missing first three games of season … In all, played in nine contests with five starts (BYU, Tulsa, Temple, Connecticut and Cincinnati) … Snared scoring passes against Virginia Tech (11-yarder), SMU (47), BYU (1) and UCF (29) … Had at least one catch in all nine outings and tallied four or more receptions in seven contests … Hauled in a career-best eight passes (for 80 yards) vs. Bearcats in the regular season finale at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium … Other receiving performances of note came against Owls (7-77) and Cougars (6-84) … Contributed four catches each in tilts vs. Virginia Tech (44 yards), SMU (season-high 85), Tulsa (51) and Connecticut (22), while notching three at UCF (47) in last road game … Seventeen (17) of 41 receptions went for 10 or more yards, including a season-long 47-yarder vs. SMU … Amassed 702 all-purpose yards (496 receiving/193 kickoff return/13 punt return) … Eclipsed the 100-yard all-purpose milestone twice – 130 vs. Connecticut and 131 vs. Cincinnati … Returned 10 kickoffs for 193 yards (19.3 ypr) and two punts for 13 yards (6.5 ypr) … Logged a career-best 95 kickoff return yards (season-high four attempts) against Connecticut at Rentschler Field … Also registered a personal-long KOR of 49 yards during the third quarter vs. Huskies … Had two kick returns each vs. Hokies (29 yards), Golden Hurricane (18) and Bearcats (51) … Booked only pair of punt returns against Connecticut (13 yards) … Credited with one tackle (Tulsa) … Selected as the wide receiver-of-the-year at conclusion of season by previous coaching staff.
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 season-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 season-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 has earned Dean’s List standing.