Future Watch: A.J. Brown Rookie Football Cards, Titans – A.J. Brown is a 6-1, 230-pound wide receiver who was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Before the Titans, he made quite an impression on the fans of Ole Miss.
He first was an All-State player for Starkville High School in Mississippi. He was a top recruit in baseball (the Padres drafted him as an outfielder in 2016) but eventually settled on football.
In 2016 he was a true freshman. He played in every game but got only one start. He was fifth on the team with 29 catches for 412 yards and two touchdowns.
He broke out in 2017. He caught 75 for 1252 yards and 11 touchdowns. He was the best in the SEC and was ranked 10th in the nation for yardage. He also broke the Ole-Miss record for receiving yards in a season.
In 2018 he was fantastic. He caught 85 passes for 1320 yards and six scores. He broke school records again for yardage and now for receptions as well. He was First-Team All-SEC. He was ready for the NFL Draft.
At the NFL Combine, he ran a 4.49, 40-yard dash. He aced everything including 19 reps on the weight bench. This is a situation where a loaded draft can drop a player and he fell to the Titans.
Here’s what a former NFLer thinks of this talented receiver:
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