By John Heisler
Irish wide receiver has been a mentor to his teammates on and off the field.
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CHRIS BROWN'S CAREER HIGHS
Points scored: 6, Stanford, Oct. 4, 2014; at Air Force, Oct. 26, 2013
TDs: 1, Stanford, Oct. 4, 2014; at Air Force, Oct. 26, 2013
Rush attempts: 1, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014
Rush yards: 5, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (1 carry)
Long rush: 5, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014
Receptions: 6, vs. Syracuse, Sept. 27, 2014
Receiving yards: 82, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014 (2 receptions)
Receiving TDs: 1, Stanford, Oct. 4, 2014; at Air Force, Oct. 26, 2013
Long reception: 50, at Oklahoma, Oct. 27, 2012
Total offense attempts: 1, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (1 rush, 0 pass)
Total offense yards: 5, Northwestern, Nov. 15, 2014 (5 rush, 0 pass)
All-purpose yards: 82, vs. Navy, Nov. 1, 2014
Tackles: 1, Michigan, Sept. 22, 2012 (0-1)
JUNIOR SEASON (2014): Played in all 13 games and started every contest with the exception of Michigan (Sept. 6) and Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... second-most starts of any wide receiver on the team ... second on the Irish in receiving yards (548), second in receiving yards per game (42.2) and third in receptions (39) ... registered four receptions of at least 30 yards and nine catches of at least 20 yards ... 24 of his 39 receptions went for a first down or touchdown ... eight of his nine third-down receptions went for a first down or touchdown ... hauled in two passes for 20 yards against Rice (Aug. 30) ... caught one pass for five yards in the rout of Michigan (Sept. 6) ... registered one catch for 11 yards against Purdue (Sept. 13) ... provided a critical block that allowed Everett Golson to score a 15-yard rushing touchdown just before halftime vs. Purdue ... collected a career-high six receptions and 57 receiving yards in the 31-15 victory over Syracuse (Sept. 27) ... hauled in four passes for 60 yards in the 17-14 victory over No. 14 Stanford (Oct. 4) ... scored his only TD of the season on a 17-yard pass against the Cardinal ... caught two passes for 30 yards against North Carolina (Oct. 11) ... caught five passes for 38 yards against Florida State (Oct. 18) ... set a career high with 82 yards receiving and 82 all-purpose yards in the 49-39 victory over Navy (Nov. 1) ... hauled in passes of 46 and 36 yards, respectively ... 46-yard reception came on Notre Dame's two-play drive that pushed the Irish lead to 42-31 in the fourth quarter against the Midshipmen ... recorded a 34-yard catch in the loss at No. 11 Arizona State (Nov. 8) ... registered five catches for 60 yards against Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... added a five-yard run that ended with a fumble at the Wildcats' goal-line ... collected four receptions for 49 yards, including a 25-yard grab, against Louisville (Nov. 22) ... registered two catches for 53 yards, including a season-high 49 yard grab, at USC (Nov. 29) ... recorded four receptions for 49 yards, including a 29-yard grab from Everett Golson that converted a third down on Notre Dame's second TD drive of the game vs. No. 22 LSU.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013): Appeared in all 13 games, starting four contests ... starts were against Temple (Aug. 31), Michigan State (Sept. 21), Arizona State (Oct. 5) and Rutgers (Dec. 28), all Irish wins ... caught 15 passes for 209 yards and a TD ... hauled in a career-best five catches in the 29-16 victory over Rutgers in the 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl ... first career TD catch was a 15-yard strike from Tommy Rees at Air Force (Oct. 26) ... had a season-long grab of 40 yards at Purdue (Sept. 14) ... had three catches in each of the season's first two games (vs. Temple on Aug. 31 and at Michigan on Sept. 7) ... gained 57 yards in the win over the Owls and 28 against the Wolverines.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012): Saw action in all 13 games, starting four ... caught two passes for 56 yards ... recorded 50-yard reception, the first of his career, at Oklahoma (Oct. 27), which was a crucial play on the go-ahead scoring drive ... gained six yards on one reception vs. Wake Forest ... earned starts vs. Michigan, Miami, Oklahoma and USC.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:One of four wide receivers on HSSR Division I-AA South Carolina all-state team for 2011 ... named male athlete of the year by Charleston Post and Courier for 2012 ... top-flight wide receiver at Hanahan High School in Hanahan, South Carolina ... ranked the 26th-best athlete in the nation and seventh-best prospect in South Carolina by 247Sports ... among all receivers nationally and seventh among all South Carolina players by SuperPrep ... ranked 11th-best player in South Carolina by Rivals.com ... caught 33 passes as senior in 2011 for 532 yards and 12 TDs in only four and a half games ... also played defensive back in senior season ... made five catches for 130 yards and four scores in 57-6 win over Stall ... had nine grabs for 145 yards and three scores and also returned a punt 72 yards for a score in third round of South Carolina playoffs in 42-18 win over Lake City ... returned two punts for TDs ... missed handful of games in 2011 due to broken collarbone ... had 52 receptions for 1,105 yards and 16 TDs as junior in 2010, to go with three kick returns for scores ... also intercepted three passes, returned one for a score, and returned three fumbles for TDs in 2010 ... caught 31 passes as sophomore in 2009 for 332 yards and five TDs, while also making 32 tackles with five tackles for loss on defense ... had more than 450 kick return yards in 2009 ... totaled 34 points by himself at 2012 South Carolina high school state track meet, more than all but seven of 29 teams that scored at state meet ... claimed triple jump championship for second consecutive season and finished second in 100- and 200-meter dashes, as well as high jump ... named 2012 male track-and-field performer of the year by Charleston Post and Courier ... ran 10.81 in 100 meter dash at 2012 South Carolina state meet and 21.6 in 200-meter dash at state meet ... selected 2011 Gatorade track and field performer of the year for South Carolina ... ranked as top triple-jumper in the nation as junior in 2011 ... broke 32 year-old South Carolina high school record for triple jump as junior at 51-2.5 ... helped Hanahan to 2011 South Carolina state title in track while winning the triple jump and long jump (23-9), taking second in 200 meters (21.9) and helping 4x100 relay squad (he ran the third leg) to blue ribbon ... ran in Puerto Rico with U.S. Junior National Track team in June 2011 ... coached by Charlie Patterson at Hanahan High School ... son of Joe Brown and Latisha Stembridge ... enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in Africana studies.
Brown's Career Statistics