A true senior who will serve as a team captain in 2008 as he hopes to maintain his starting role at defensive end.
Career: Appeared in 29 games with 20 starts at defensive end ... Has 94 career tackles, 53 of them solo, with 29 tackles for loss and 13 sacks ... Broken up five passes.
2007: Started all 13 games at defensive end ... Led all defensive linemen with 50 tackles on the year, 35 of them solo, and led for the team lead with 16.5 tackles for loss ... Was second on the team with 7.5 sacks while also breaking up three passes and recovering a fumble ... Tied for fifth in the BIG EAST with his 16.5 TFLs and ranked ninth with the 7.5 sacks ... Recorded three TFLs, including a sack, in the Meineke Car Care Bowl (Dec. 29) ... Had a season-high seven tackles at West Virginia (Nov. 24) including a pair of TFLs ... Earned the defensive game ball against USF (Oct. 27) after making four tackles, including a sack, and breaking up a pass ... Made five tackles in each of three straight games against Temple (Sept. 15), Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) and Akron (Sept. 29) ... Had two TFLs in each of the first three games of the season ... Earned the defensive game ball against Duke (Sept. 1) after he made six tackles including two sacks.
2006: Started each of the first six games at defensive end before breaking his arm against Army (Oct. 14) and missing the rest of the season ... Recorded 24 tackles, including 7.5 TFLs and 4.5 sacks in those six games ... Had five tackles, two of them for a loss, in consecutive games against both Indiana (Sept. 23) and Navy (Sept. 30) ... Earned the defensive game ball in the season opener against Rhode Island (Aug. 31) after making six tackles, including 1.5 sacks.
2005: Played in 10 games with one start (at Cincinnati on Oct. 15), missing only the season finale against Louisville (Dec. 3) ... Became the first true freshman to start a game on either the offensive or defensive lines during UConn's Division I-A era ... Led all true freshmen with 20 tackles (10 solo), including five tackles for loss and one sack ... Also broke up two passes and forced a fumble ... Assisted on two tackles, one of them for a loss, against Rutgers (Oct. 22) ... Had a season-high six tackles at Cincinnati (Oct. 15), including a TFL and a PBU, as he started in place of Dan Davis ... Made two stops, one of them a solo TFL, against Syracuse (Oct. 7) ... In just his second career game, he showed great promise by making four tackles, including 1.5 for loss and a sack, while also forcing a fumble against Liberty (Sept. 10) ... Broke up a pass in his collegiate debut vs. Buffalo (Sept. 1).
High School: A team captain who made 88 tackles and had nine sacks as a senior ... Named first team All-Broward County and honorable mention All-State ... Played in the BCAA All-Star Classic on Dec. 4 and the Dade-Broward All-Star Game on Jan. 17 ... An honorable mention Sweet 16 selection by the Miami Herald ... Helped Coral Springs to the 2003 district playoffs ... Earned two letters in basketball, earning All-Broward County honors.
Personal Profile: Cody Dion Brown ... Born on November 9, 1986 ... A sociology major.
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