A veteran on the defense who has played in all 24 games the past two years and looks to hold down the starting safety spot in 2013.
2012: Started all 12 games and made 49 tackles in 2012, which was seventh on the team...Had a career-high ten vs. Syracuse (Oct. 19)... Had one interception vs. Buffalo (Sept. 29).
2011: Earned his first varsity letter ... Played in all 12 games, starting the last seven of them at a safety spot ... Had 45 tackles on the season, which was eighth on the team ... Had a then career-high of eight tackles in win vs. USF (Oct. 15) and in season finale vs. Cincinnati (Dec. 3) ... Had three interceptions, one of which was returned 48 yards for a touchdown vs. West Virginia (Oct. 8) ... Posted six tackles vs. Pittsburgh (Oct. 26).
2010: Redshirted ... Named the Special Teams Scout Player of the Week before the Vanderbilt (Oct. 2) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) games ... Also named the Defensive Scout Player of the week before the USF game (Dec. 4).
High School: Played quarterback in high school in wishbone formation ... Threw seven TD passes and was 13 of 29 in passing in senior year and rushed for 604 yards and 11 TDs ... Team captain ... Two-time selection to Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22 and Pittsburgh Tribune Terrific 25 ... Two-time all-conference pick ... Also played basketball.
Personal Profile: Ty-Meer DeVonte Brown ... Born on April 24, 1992 ... A sociology major.
Most Tackles, Game: 10, at Syracuse, 10/19/12
Most TFL, Game: 1.0, at Cincinnati, 12/3/11
Most PBU, Game: 3, vs. Rutgers, 11/26/11
Longest Interception Return: 48, at West Virginia, 10/8/11