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Giants draft Penn State LB Cam Brown in Rd. 6


With the 183rd pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected 6-foot-5, 233-pound linebacker Cam Brown out of Penn State.


Awards: Selected All-Big Ten third team by the coaches...Tabbed All-Big Ten honorable mention by the media...Garnered Pro Football Focus All-Big Ten third team...Named Phil Steele All-Big Ten third team...Won the Captain's Award and Keystone Award at the team's awards banquet...Named to the Pro Football Focus Big Ten Team of the Week second team following the Michigan State game (10/26)...Tabbed to the Butkus Award preseason watch list.

Season: Appeared in 13 games, including 12 starts...Selected as a team captain.

Rankings: Ranked No. 4 in the Big Ten and No. 27 in the FBS with two fumble recoveries.

Idaho (8/31): Recorded one solo tackle. Buffalo (9/7): Registered 10 tackles...Forced and recovered a fumble in the first quarter... Tabbed the coaching staff's Defensive Player of the Week. Pittsburgh (9/14): Collected seven tackles...Made 1.5 tackles for loss, including a solo sack...Added a pass breakup and two QB hurries. at Maryland (9/27): Registered three tackles. Purdue (10/5): Posted three tackles. at Iowa (10/12): Recorded four tackles...Assisted on a tackle for loss...Broke up a pass. Michigan (10/19): Matched a career best with 10 tackles...Added two QB hurries. at Michigan State (10/26): Tallied six tackles, including one for loss...Added a pass breakup and a QB hurry. at Minnesota (11/9): Collected six tackles, including one tackle for loss. Indiana (11/16): Secured six tackles, including five solo. at Ohio State (11/23): Recorded six tackles...Recovered a fumble in the first quarter. Rutgers (11/30): Made seven stops, including three solo...Registered 1.5 tackles for loss and a full sack. vs. Memphis (12/28): Made three stops...Added a pass breakup.


Season: Made 13 appearances, including 12 starts...Led the team with three forced fumbles...Finished fifth on the team with a career-high 63 tackles...Was fifth on the team with a personal-best six pass breakups.

Appalachian State (9/1): Recorded four tackles, including one full sack. at Pittsburgh (9/8): Made four stops, including a tackle for loss...Added a QB hurry. Kent State (9/15): Had a team-high seven tackles, including a career-high two tackles for loss. at Illinois (9/21): Made three stops...Forced a fumble...Broke up a pass. Ohio State (9/29): Collected six tackles...Added a pass breakup and a QB hurry. Michigan State (10/13): Tallied four tackles with a tackle for loss...Contributed a pass breakup. at Indiana (10/20): Collected eight tackles, including six solo...Added a pass breakup. Iowa (10/27): Posted six tackles, five of which were solo...Forced a fumble in the first quarter...Added a QB hurry. at Michigan (11/3): Collected six tackles, including five solo, and broke up a pass. Wisconsin (11/10): Recorded five tackles...Added a pass breakup and a QB hurry. at Rutgers (11/17): Made two stops. Maryland (11/24): Tallied five tackles, including four solo...Had 1.5 tackles for loss, including a sack...Forced a fumble in the third quarter. vs. Kentucky (1/1): Made three stops...Added a QB hurry.


Season: Appeared in 12 games.

Akron (9/2): Totaled four tackles...Made solo stop behind the line in the second quarter...Had one quarterback hurry...Part of a defense that logged 14.0 tackles for loss, the most since recording 15.0 vs. Temple in 2015...Part of a defense that posted a season-opening shutout for the first time since 2007 (FIU, 59-0). Pittsburgh (9/9): Logged two tackles. at Iowa (9/23): Had two tackles...Made a second-quarter stop on Akrum Wadley on third down to force an Iowa punt. Indiana (9/30): Made four tackles...Added a pair of quarterback hurries. at Northwestern (10/7): Logged one tackle...Added one quarterback hurry. Michigan (10/21): Made three stops...Two of his tackles came on kickoff coverage. at Ohio State (10/28): Made two tackles...Had one stop on punt coverage. at Michigan State (11/4): Logged three stops. Rutgers (11/11): Contributed two tackles, including one on punt coverage...Part of a defense that allowed just 43 passing yards, the fewest in a game since giving up 32 vs. Army (2015)...The 43 passing yards are the fewest allowed by Penn State in Big Ten play...Held Rutgers to just seven pass completions, the second-fewest allowed by the Nittany Lions in a Big Ten game. Nebraska (11/18): Posted two tackles...Combined with Shareef Miller on a second-quarter takedown of Tanner Lee for his second career sack. at Maryland (11/25): Logged four stops. vs. Washington (12/30): Made a pair of stops, including one on kickoff coverage.


Awards: Selected to the and All-Big Ten Freshman Team.

Season: Appeared in 12 games with two starts...Ranked No. 5 on the team in special teams tackles (6)...Made his first collegiate start vs. Minnesota (10/1)...One of 18 first-time starters in 2016...One of 27 freshmen (22 redshirt, 5 true) to appear in 2016.

at Pittsburgh (9/10): Made his first collegiate appearance...Notched his first tackle on defense in the third quarter. at Michigan (9/24): Made 10 tackles – four solo...His 10 stops were the most for a true freshman linebacker since Khairi Fortt notched 11 tackles vs. Illinois in 2010...Penn State's last true freshman with double-digit tackles was Marcus Allen (10; vs. Ohio State) in 2014...Posted his first career tackle for loss in the third quarter. Minnesota (10/1): Ranked second on the team with nine tackles – six solo. Ohio State (10/22): Blocked his first career kick, a fourth-quarter punt which led to a 34-yard Tyler Davis field goal...The block was one of two blocked kicks in the game (Marcus Allen - FG) and helped Penn State block two kicks in a game for the first time since blocking two against FIU in the 2007 season opener (FG & punt). at Purdue (10/29): Made three stops...Was the coaching staff's Special Teams Player of the Week. Iowa (11/5): Logged three stops, including two on kickoff coverage. at Rutgers (11/19): Made three assisted tackles, including a combined sack of Gio Rescigno in the fourth quarter...One stop came on kickoff coverage...Aided the Nittany Lions in compiling nine tackles for loss, the eighth time in 2016 Penn State's defense recorded at least 9.0 stops behind the line of scrimmage. vs. USC (1/2): Made four tackles.


Three-time letterman for head coach Pat Cilento at The Bullis School...Three-time team captain...Helped lead the Bulldogs to back-to-back Interstate Athletic Conference titles in 2014 and 2015...Played in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl...Was selected as the Maryland MVP in the Big 33 Game...Recorded 260 tackles in three seasons...Named all-conference first team as a junior...Had an interception and caught 16 receptions for 350 yards and six touchdowns as a senior...Rated a four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Scout, and three stars by Rivals...Ranked in ESPN300 at No. 240 overall, 26th in the region, eighth in the state of Maryland and No. 13 at outside linebacker...Ranked as the second-best outside linebacker in Maryland and the East by Scout, as well as No. 263 overall and No. 15 at position...Ranked No. 22 at position and No. 10 in Maryland by 247Sports...Ranked No. 28 at position and No. 13 in Maryland by Rivals...Was a member of the track & field team.


Full name is Cameron Courtney Brown...Son of Desmond Brown and Susan Giscombe...Has two brothers, D. Greyson and Brandon, and two sisters, Simone and Candice...Cousin, Andre Davis, was a wide receiver at Virginia Tech and for nine seasons in the NFL...Hobbies include watching movies and playing basketball...Majoring in kinesiology...Born April 1, 1998 in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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