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#6 D.J. Brown
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 181
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: West Chester, Ohio
High School: Lakota West

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Updated through Nov. 29, 2012

2012: Started all eight games as Miami's free safety ... sixth on the team in tackles with 58 ... tallied eight tackles against Ohio ...had eight stops against Bowling Green ... recorded four tackles and returned one INT for two yards against Massachusetts ... had seven tackles and a PBU against Boise State.

SCOUTING REPORT: Listed as the starter at free safety entering August pre-season practice ... named by Phil Steele’s Magazine as a  pre-season all-star.

2011: Played in 11 games, making seven starts ... had 30 total tackles, tying for 10th on the team ... recording six stops in Miami's victory vs. Army and game 11 vs. Western Michigan ... he also five tackles at Missouri ... broke up four opponent passes ... among 120 Division I teams nationwide, he helped RedHawks rank 22nd in tackles for loss, 24th in passing defense, 36th in first down defense and 39th in scoring defense.

2010: Started all 14 games at the boundary cornerback position, stretching his career starts streak to 16 games in a row ... he tied for fourth-best in tackles with 53 stops, including 30 solos ... he led the team with 13 pass break-ups ... those 13 PBUs and two interceptions allowed him to rank in the tie for 23rd, nationally, in passes defended ... his interception at Bowling Green with just two minutes left set up Miami's game-winning drive ... he returned an interception 37 yards in the GoDaddy.com Bowl ... blocked a field goal attempt vs. Ohio.

2009: He started six of Miami's last eight games ... registered 34 tackles with two TFLs and a team-best four pass break-ups ... he accumulated six tackles, a QB hurry and a PBU at Northwestern ... he also had six tackles in the season finale vs. Buffalo, including five solo stops.

2008: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Intercepted a Lakota West-record five passes in 2007 ... selected to All-Butler County team ... three-year starter who had two interceptions in his first varsity game ... an honor roll student ... three-time letterwinner for Firebirds' track team, competing in the 200 and 400 ... played for head coach Larry Cox.

PERSONAL: Born September 18, 1989 ... son of David and Elizabeth Brown ... his father played at Ohio State and eventually for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons ... DJ's uncle, Randy Bates, was once a member of Miami University's coaching staff ... a sport studies major at Miami.