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Andrew Brown

305 lbs.
Chesapeake, Va.
Oscar Smith HS
High School
Andrew Brown - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

Invited to play in the 2018 Senior Bowl.

– Phil Steele Preseason third-team All-ACC. 2014 – Phil Steele Preseason fourth-team All-ACC.

– Started all 13 of UVA’s games … made six tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and caused a fumble against Indiana … made one stop against UConn … made two tackles at Boise State, including one sack for a loss of seven yards … made two tackles in win over Duke … recorded four tackles and 1.0 tackle for a loss at North Carolina … made three stops against Boston College … made five tackles, three of which were tackles for loss at Pitt … had huge third-down sack for a 10-yard loss against the Panthers … made eight stops and 1.5 tackles for a loss against Georgia Tech … added a 0.5 sack against the Yellow Jackets, teaming up with Juan Thornhill to force a fourth and 15 on Georgia Tech’s final drive … made three stops at Louisville … made three tackles and 0.5 sack at No. 2 Miami … made five stops against Virginia Tech … made four tackles against Navy in the Military Bowl, including sharing a sack with Malcolm Cook … also finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against the Midshipmen. 2016 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games with 10 starts … led UVA with 13.0 tackles for a loss and was second on the team with 6.0 sacks … recorded a career-high seven tackles against the Richmond in the season opener … made one tackle at then-No. 24 Oregon … led UVA with 3.5 TFLs at UConn … also made seven tackles, had 1.0 sacks and broke up a pass against the Huskies … made two tackles against Central Michigan, including one sack … made three tackles in the first half against Duke before leaving with an injury … made one stop and it was for a loss against Pitt … also broke up a pass against the Panthers … made three tackles and one sack against then-No. 22 North Carolina … made five tackles with one sack against then-No. 5 Louisville … made three tackles and collected 1.0 sacks at Wake Forest … made five tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack against Miami … made two tackles at Georgia Tech, both of which were for a loss. 2015 – Appeared in 10 of UVA’s 12 games … saw time at defensive tackle at No. 13 UCLA … made one stop against No. 9 Notre Dame … made first career start against William & Mary … made two tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss at North Carolina … credited with a quarterback hurry at Miami … credited with two pass breakups at the line of scrimmage at Louisville … also credited with two quarterback hurries … recorded his first career sack against Duke … his sack of Duke quarterback Parker Boehme was for a loss of seven yards late in the fourth quarter of an eight-point UVA win. 2014 – One of four true freshman to see playing time … played in six of Virginia’s 12 games, including the final four games of the season … made collegiate debut against Richmond and picked up his first career tackle … also saw time against Kent State, at Georgia Tech, at Florida State, vs. Miami and at Virginia Tech … made one tackle for loss against Kent State … recorded one unassisted stop at Georgia Tech … made a stop at Virginia Tech … slowed at the start of season due to a shoulder injury in fall camp.


Enrolled in January and participated in 2014 spring practice … defensive tackle at Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake for head coach Richard Morgan … 2013 Gatorade National Player of the Year … presented the Gatorade National Player of the Year award by former UVa All-American Tiki Barber during a surprise assembly … named Tom Lemming’s Co-Defensive Player of the Year … Parade All-America first-team … ESPN 300 recruit …’s No. 5 recruit …’s No. 1 recruit in the Commonwealth of Virginia … No. 1 defensive tackle recruit in the nation … rated a five-star recruit according to,, and … Under Armour first-team All-American … took part in Nike’s The Opening in Beaverton, Ore. during the summer of 2013 … USA Today All-USA first-team … all-state first-team … Virginian-Pilot All-Tidewater Player of the Year … first team All-American … led Oscar Smith to the 2013 VHSL 6A state championship game with 93 tackles, 30 for a loss, 18 sacks and forced nine fumbles … appeared in the 2014 Under Armour All-America game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida … also played in the Chesapeake Bowl … a 2012 USA Today All-USA first-team selection after making 83 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior at Oscar Smith … spent freshman and sophomore seasons at Indian River High School in Chesapeake … son of Andrew Brown and Sonia Carter … has an older sister, Kayla … devoted member of his church community and volunteered locally at youth football camps.