Billy Brown (American football)

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Billy Brown
Indianapolis Colts
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1993-03-20) March 20, 1993 (age 26)
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:241 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Gaithersburg
(Gaithersburg, Maryland)
College:Shepherd
Undrafted:2017
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Billy Brown (born March 20, 1993) is an American football tight end for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Shepherd.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
255 lb
(116 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
10 38 in
(0.26 m)
4.7 s 29 in
(0.74 m)
118 in
(3.00 m)

Brown was seen as a late seventh round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. ESPN.com had Brown going in the seventh round, other sports sites also had him listed as a later draft or undrafted prospect coming out of Shepherd University, and signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Brown signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2017.[1] He was waived on September 2, 2017 and was signed to the Eagles' practice squad the next day.[2][3] While Brown was on their practice squad, the Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.[4] He signed a futures contract with the Eagles on February 9, 2018.[5]

On September 1, 2018, Brown was waived by the Eagles and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] He was released on September 10, 2018,[8] but was re-signed on September 20.[9] He was released on November 13, 2018.[10]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

On December 6, 2018, Brown was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad.[11] He signed a future/reserve contract on January 13, 2019.[12]

On August 3, 2019, Brown was waived/injured by the Colts and was placed on injured reserve.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Check Out The Full Rookie Camp Roster". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. May 11, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Eagles Announce 17 Roster Moves To Get Down To 53 Players". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Eagles Announce 10-Man Practice Squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 3, 2017. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "Eagles dethrone Tom Brady, Patriots for first Super Bowl title in stunner". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Eagles Sign TE Billy Brown". NFLTradeRumors. February 9, 2018.
  6. ^ McPherson, Chris (September 1, 2018). "Eagles Get To The 53-Player Limit". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  7. ^ Foley, Graham (September 2, 2018). "Eagles Sign 10 Players To Practice Squad". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  8. ^ "Eagles Overhaul Of Receivers On Practice Squad Includes WR Braxton Miller". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. September 10, 2018.
  9. ^ Zangaro, Dave (September 20, 2018). "Eagles sign DeAndre Carter, Billy Brown to practice squad". NBCSports.com. Retrieved September 21, 2018.
  10. ^ McPheron, Chris (November 13, 2018). "Eagles Swap Out Practice Squad Tight Ends". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  11. ^ "Roster Moves: Colts Sign TE Billy Brown To Practice Squad; Place TE Je'Ron Hamm On Practice Squad Injured List". Colts.com. December 6, 2018.
  12. ^ Hickey, Kevin (January 13, 2019). "Colts sign 9 players to futures contracts". USAToday.com. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  13. ^ "Colts Sign TE Zach Conque; Waive-Injured TE Billy Brown". Colts.com. August 3, 2019.

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