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    James Brown
    68 James Brown
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pleasant Lake, Ind.

    High School:
    Angola

    Height / Weight:
    6-3 / 290

    Position:
    Offensive Lineman

    Experience:
    1-1

    2001: Saw action in three games as a reserve offensive lineman ... Played at California, at Indiana and at Purdue.

    2000: Played in nine games as a reserve offensive lineman.

    1999: Added depth on the offensive line ? Served as backup for both guard positions ? Called upon against Arkansas State for injured Luke Butkus ? Played five plays vs. ASU.

    1998: Redshirted the 1998 season.

    High School: Played offensive tackle and defensive tackle in high school ? Led Northeast Corner Conference in quarterback sacks with five, made 110 total tackles, including 62 solos, 12 tackles-for-loss, five sacks, four caused fumbles and two fumble recoveries . . . Earned AP and Bloomington Herald all-state honors as an offensive tackle . . . Named to News-Sentinel and Evening Star all-area squads, along with all-NECC honors ? Helped lead Angola H.S. to Northeast Corner Conference title with 8-3 overall mark, 4-0 in league play ? High school coach was Don Harter ? Earned seven varsity letters in high school, including three in football and four in track ? Placed fifth in the 1997 regional track meet in shot put with a throw of 52 feet.

    Personal: Full given name is James Edwin Brown ? Nickname is Jimbo ? Born Feb. 6, 1980 in Angola, Ind. ? Named to Angola Honor Roll for academic achievement ? Lists most memorable moment in sports as defeating arch-rival Garrett as a senior in football ? Parents are Tim and June Concus ? Majoring in chemistry ? Enjoys reading Stephen King novels ? Admires Tampa Bay fullback Mike Alstott.

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