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Derek Brown
#30 | Running Back | Demons Roster

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Position: RB
How Acquired: FA-00
Last Team: New Orleans (NFL)
Nebraska ’92
NFL Games/Starts: 56/12

Career: Duplicated the feat of Demons’ teammate Vaughn Dunbar, but one year later …. Led New Orleans in rushing as a rookie in the first of a four-year career …. One of the best I-backs in Nebraska history, posting a pair of 1,000-yard rushing seasons in his career …. Not drafted in first installment of XFL player selections, but claimed by San Francisco during second mini-camp when Dunbar and Terry Battle were sidelined by injuries …. Helped Huskers to two consecutive Orange Bowl berths, but lost both to Florida State and Miami, Fla. …. Bypassed senior collegiate season and tabbed in fourth round, the 109th overall pick, in the 1993 NFL draft. 1997: Poised for fifth season with Saints, but sustained a torm quadriceps tendon in pre-season camp and was sidelined the entire year …. Invited to New Orleans’ 1998 camp, but didn’t corral spot on final roster. 1996: Relegated to Saints’ third-down back because of his receiving skills, but accounted for just 94 all-purpose yards …. Limited to 22 total touches, catching eight passes for 54 yards for his biggest contribution …. 1995: Played in 16 games and third-year player and led Saints’ backs in receiving with 35 receptions for 266 yards and one of two total touchdowns, hiking career total to nine scores …. Also gained 159 yards on the ground. 1994: Finished No. 2 behind rookie Mario Bates in rushing and enjoyed his best year as a receiver …. Lugged the ball 148 times for 489 yards and three touchdowns and was a passing target 44 times for another 428 yards and a fourth overall score …. Started nine times, increasing his career cache to 21 opening assignments. 1993: Was Saints’ opening-play tailback 12 times in 13 appearances during first pro season and finished 10th in the NFC in rushing and fifth among rookies .… Produced best season in all-purpose gains, rushing for 705 yards, gaining 170 yards receiving and returning three kickoffs for 58 yards for a total of 933 yards …. Scored three touchdowns, two on the ground.

College: Despite skipping his final year, ended among the school’s all-time rushing leaders …. Generated 2,821 yards and 24 touchdowns on the ground in three years at Nebraska, posting a pair of 1,000-yard seasons …. Assisted Huskers in averaging more than 500 yards total offense per game by churning out 1,313 yards on 230 carries and 14 markers …. Part of only two Nebraska rushing tandems with Calvin Jones to both notch more than 1,000 yards in same year in 1992 …. Erected a 1,011-yard season as a sophomore after totaling 497 yards as a freshman with a three-touchdown game against Minnesota.

Personal: Born April 15, 1971 in Banning, Calif. …. Attended Servite HS in Anaheim, Calif.

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