Career Overview: Corey Brown spent five years with the program, including a red-shirt season as a true freshman in 2009 ... he played in 47 games as a Buckeye and started nine times ... he had 79 tackles and one interception ... this Corey Brown was known as Corey "Pittsburgh" Brown or "Pitt" because of his hometown's proximity to the Steel City ... the nickname also differentiated him from the other criminology major on the team from near Philadelphia, Pa.: Corey "Philly" Brown. Senior Season: Corey started nine times at safety in 2013, including eight consecutive starts to end the regular season once the team lost three-year starter Christian Bryant to an ankle injury ... Brown ranked sixth on the team with 55 tackles and he also had a pass break-up and an interception - the first of his career - vs. Penn State ... his INT was huge and came in the end zone on a PSU drive to tie the game after Ohio State had taken an early 7-0 lead ... had a career-high 10 tackles vs. California, including six solos. Junior/Sophomore/Freshman Seasons: Brown had 11 career tackles and had played in 33 games prior to his productive senior season ... he did have significant playing time as a junior in 2012, playing in all 12 games for the undefeated Buckeyes ... he was on the field for 223 plays from the line of scrimmage while in the nickel position ... also had 128 plays on special teams ... in 2011 as a third-year sophomore, Brown played in all 13 games ... he played in eight games in 2010.
Buckeyes in the NFL - Super Bowl LI
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