Graduated with a bachelor of general studies in December 2008. Brown received the Howard Brown Award following the 2008 season. This award is given to a player who exemplifies the qualities of former IU assistant coach Howard Brown. A mainstay at defensive tackle since making his first start as a redshirt freshman in 2005, Brown appeared in 48 games with 40 starts, including 37 straight to wrap up his career. The Centerville, Ohio, product concluded his career with 146 tackles, 90 solo, to go along with five sacks and 17.5 tackles for loss.
2008 (Senior): Started all 12 games at defensive tackle ... finished the year with 37 tackles, 22 solo, to go along with 4.5 tackles for loss ... made five tackles, 0.5 for loss, against Western Kentucky ... collected four solo tackles vs. Murray State ... recorded five tackles against Iowa ... contributed four tackles, one for loss, in the team's win over No. 22 (BCS) Northwestern ... added five tackles, one for loss, vs. Wisconsin ... closed out his career with four tackles, three solo, with two TFLs at Purdue.
2007 (Junior): Started every game at defensive tackle ... finished the season with 50 tackles, 29 solo, and 3.5 TFLs ... also forced a fumble and recorded a pair of pass breakups ... made three tackles, two solo, against Indiana State ... made four tackles, including a forced fumble on a sack, at Western Michigan ... posted five tackles, one for loss, against Akron ... brought down seven ball carriers at Northwestern ... matched a career high with eight tackles, seven solo, including 1.5 for loss against Purdue ... posted five solo stops in the Insight Bowl against Oklahoma State.
2006 (Sophomore): Started all 12 contests at defensive tackle, making 42 tackles, including 5.5 for loss, on the season ... registered a career-best eight tackles against Connecticut and added 1.5 tackles for loss and half a sack ... delivered six tackles and assisted on a tackle for loss in IU's win at Illinois ... made six stops against Southern Illinois, including one tackle for loss.
2005 (Freshman): Started four (Central Michigan, Nicholls State, Minnesota and Purdue) of the 11 games in which he played ... finished the year with 17 tackles, highlighted by a five-tackle effort (four solo and one assisted) at Michigan ... had four tackles for loss (24 yards) and two quarterback sacks.
2004: Redshirted the 2004 season.
Prep/Personal: Helped Centerville High School to an 8-4 record in 2003 as a senior and was an honorable mention All-Ohio choice ... during his junior campaign, Brown earned all-region and all-district accolades after leading his team to an 8-2 mark ... also an all-league selection as a sophomore and junior ... two-time conference player of the week as a junior ... born on July 8, 1984, Gregory DeAndre majored in social and behavioral science with a labor studies minor.
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