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Courtney Brown (defensive back)

For the NFL defensive end, see Courtney Brown (defensive end). For other people named Courtney Brown, see Courtney Brown (disambiguation).
Courtney Brown
No. --     Free Agent
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-02-10) February 10, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Cal Poly San Luis Obipso
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212
Debuted in 2007 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
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Courtney Brown (born February 10, 1984) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Cal Poly San Luis Obipso.

He has also been a member of the New York Giants.

College career

Brown attended college at Cal Poly San Luis Obipso, a Division I-AA school, and started for the Mustangs for four years.

Brown started as a true freshman in 2002 as a wide receiver and caught nine passes for 139 yards. He moved to cornerback in 2003 where he started six of eight games he appeared.

Brown finished the 2003 season with 16 tackles, two interceptions and one pass break up. He sustained a season ending knee injury one game into the 2004 season. He intercepted seven passes in the 13 games started of the 2005 season breaking up 12 passes and recording 44 total tackles. He played in 11 games in 2006 intercepting one pass, breaking up seven, and recording 51 tackles.

Professional career

Dallas Cowboys

Brown was drafted in the seventh round (212th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Cowboys. He played two seasons with the Cowboys, recording 13 tackles, before being waived during final cuts on September 5, 2009.

New York Giants

After spending the 2009 season out of football, Brown signed a future contract with the New York Giants on January 6, 2010. He was waived by the Giants on September 4, 2010. He was later re-signed and became an unrestricted free agent following the season.

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