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Maurice Brown

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 216

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
02/12/1981

2004 Draft - - Signed as a free agent with New Orleans.

Hawk-Items - - Ranks 13th in career receiving yards (1,515) and 18th in career receptions (84) . . . Set school record with 11 touchdown receptions in 2002 . . . 966 receiving yards ranks as fourth best total in school history . . . ranked fourth nationally with average of 20.1 yards per reception.

2003 Honors - - Coaches Appreciation Award, offense . . . selected to compete in Senior Bowl and Gridiron Classic post-season games . . . 2003 - - Listed as first team wide receiver following spring practice . . .seven receptions in opening win over Miami . . . receptions covered 78 yards and included 28-yard scoring reception for final Iowa touchdown . . . four receptions for 44 yards in win over Buffalo, including a 23-yard scoring reception . . . three receptions for 52 yards in win at Iowa State, including a 17-yard scoring reception for Iowa?s first touchdown . . .suffered injury on his touchdown reception at Iowa State and missed games vs. Arizona State, Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State and Penn State . . . returned to action, and the starting line-up, in win over Illinois . . . recorded two receptions for 31 yards in win over the Illini . . . enjoyed best game of the season at Purdue, with career-high eight receptions for 126 yards . . . the 126 receiving yards marks the sixth game in his career in which he has had at least 100 yards receiving . . . two receptions for 38 yards in win over Minnesota . . . one reception for four yards in win at Wisconsin . . . led team with six receptions for 96 yards in 37-17 win over Florida in Outback Bowl . . . had three-yard touchdown reception for Iowa?s first score vs. the Gators. 2002 Honors - - honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . Coaches Appreciation Award, offense . . . 2002 - - led team in receptions (48) receiving yards (966), scoring receptions (11) and yards per catch (20.1) . . .totaled over 100 receiving yards in five of 13 games . . . had three catches for 102 yards and two TDs in season-opening win over Akron . . . first reception was a 56-yard catch for first career touchdown and second catch went for a 36-yard score . . . five receptions for career-best 115 yards in win at Miami, including several key catches on third down conversions . . . longest reception of the day covered 38 yards and set up go-ahead touchdown late in the third quarter . . . 89 yards on four receptions vs. Iowa State, with touchdown catches covering 50 and 20 yards . . . first TD reception gave Iowa a 17-7 advantage and second TD closed gap to 36-31 in the final minutes . . . four receptions for 28 yards in win over Utah State . . . 100 yards on four receptions in win at Penn State, including a 54-yard scoring reception . . . three receptions for 47 yards in win over Purdue . . . two receptions for 20 yards in win over Michigan State . . . two receptions for 84 yards in win at Indiana, including 65-yard scoring catch in fourth quarter to seal the win . . . three receptions for 41 yards in win at Michigan . . . six receptions for 107 yards and one touchdown in win over Wisconsin . . . scoring reception covered 21 yards to give Iowa a 10-3 halftime advantage . . . also had 29-yard reception on Iowa?s first scoring drive of the day . . . four receptions for 129 yards and two scores in win over Northwestern . . . scoring receptions covered 40 and 65 yards . . . two receptions for 41 yards in win at Minnesota, including a 31-scoring reception . . . led team with six receptions for 63 yards vs. Southern Cal in Orange Bowl, including an 18-yard scoring reception . . . 2001 - - saw action in first five games . . . two receptions for 25 yards vs. Miami . . . one reception for 17 yards at Michigan State . . . missed final seven games of the season . . . 2000 - - saw limited action in all 12 games, but had no statistics . . . used on special teams and at wide receiver throughout the season . . . 1999 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Honorable mention all-state as a senior . . . second team all-conference as a senior and honorable mention as a junior . . . Career - - had 36 receptions for 584 yards and seven TDs as a senior . . . helped prep team post 11-2 mark as a senior after winning Class 5A state championship with a 14-1 record as a junior . . . caught 14 passes for 191 yards and three scores as a junior . . . competed as a sophomore on prep team that was 13-2 while finishing as state runner-up . . . also competed in track and field, running sprint events.

Personal - - Born 2/11/81 . . . economics major . . . one of four players from Fort Lauderdale on the Iowa roster . . . parents are Vanessa Brown and Victor Brown . . . high school coach was George Smith.

Brown's Collegiate Receiving Stats

Year No. Yards Avg. TD Lng.
Freshman 0 0 0.0 0 0
Sophomore 3 42 14.0 0 17
Junior 48 966 20.1 11 65
Senior 33 507 15.2 4 44
Totals 84 1,515 18.0 15 65
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