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2015-16 Football Roster

#2 Chris Brown

Wide Receiver

Height 6'1''
Weight 195 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Hanahan, SC
High School Hanahan

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  • East-West Shrine Game (2016)
  • NFL Scouting Combine (2016)
  • Notre Dame Nick Pietrosante Award (2015)

SENIOR SEASON (2015):Started at wide receiver in all 13 games … ranked second on Notre Dame in receptions (48), receiving yards (597), receiving yards per game (45.9) and receiving TDs (4) … registered seven receptions of at least 20 yards … 33 of his 48 receptions went for a first down or touchdown … 12 of his 14 third-down receptions went for a first down or touchdown … registered 17 receptions for 238 yards (14.0 yards per catch) when the game was tied or Notre Dame led by a TD or less … set a career-high with eight receptions against Georgia Tech (Sept. 19) … hauled in four passes for 83 yards in the rain at No. 12 Clemson (Oct. 3) … registered his first career 100-yard receiving game against Boston College (Nov. 21) — catching six passes for 104 yards and a TD grab where he out-jumped his defender in the corner of the end zone … scored TDs against Texas (Sept. 5), UMass (Sept. 26) and Ohio State (Jan. 1) in addition to his acrobatic score against the Eagles … hauled in four passes for 35 yards, including a four-yard TD vs. Ohio State in the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl.

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 4×100 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

Year G-GS Rec Yds TD Long Avg
2012 12-4 2 56 0 50 4.7
2013 13-3 15 209 1 40 16.1
2014 13-11 39 548 1 49 42.2
Total 38-18 56 813 2 50 21.4
Year ATT Yds TD Long Avg
2012 0 0 0 0 0
2013 0 0 0 0 0
2014 1 5 0 5 0.4
Total 1 5 0 5 0.1