Scouting Report: Tony Brown, CB, Alabama 

Beaumont, Texas | 5116 | 198 | 4.41E | 2018

A magnetic player who draws the attention of positive and negative publicity but an extremely talented skillset, featuring speed, athleticism and toughness. Possesses keen instincts and strong ball awareness; tracks and locates the ball well. Shows fluid change of direction, squares up and tackles like a linebacker—big hitter. In addition to being the fastest member on the Crimson Tide, he’s also known to be one of the funniest and is credited with raising the team’s energy level. Registered eight special teams tackles in 2015 on punt and kick coverages. Was suspended four games by the NCAA for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams (Chargers) in 2016 and reportedly failed a drug test leading up to the playoff game against Michigan State. An Olympic-level hurdler, Brown recently recorded the fourth-fastest 60-meter hurdle time in the university’s history and has been timed in the mid-4.3 range. Both of his parents were student-athletes at Texas Tech. Has started at safety when Eddie Jackson went down to injury, has also started at slot corner but is talented enough to play outside and projects as a solid starting number two cornerback at the next level.


2016: Returned to the Crimson Tide lineup vs. Kentucky after serving a four-game suspension to start the season … has played in 37 career games with nine starts … collected 32 total tackles on the season, including six stops on kickoff coverage … earned first team All-America honors in track and field in the spring of 2015 in the 4×400 meter relay … selected as one of the UA coaches’ defensive players of the week for his performance against Chattanooga.

2015: A talented athlete who provided depth on defense and was a stalwart on special teams … finished with eight special teams tackles on the season, four on punts and four on kickoffs.

2014: Appeared in 13 games and made two starts (Florida and Ole Miss) … finished with 10 tackles, including one for loss and seven solo stops … had one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry.

High School/Personal: A January 2014 enrollee at The University of Alabama … credited with 96 tackles and three interceptions as a sophomore in 2011 while adding a fumble recovery and 16 pass breakups … had 95 stops, one pick and 15 PBUs as a freshman in 2010 … the 2013 Texas Class 4A state champion in the 110-meter hurdles (13.40) … has run a wind-aided personal best of 10.37 at 100 meters and has been clocked at 10.53 wind-legal in the 100 … placed second in the 100 (10.53) at the 2013 Texas Class 4A state meet … has a personal best of 7.76 in the indoor 60-meter hurdles, the fastest time in the nation in 2013 … ran a PR of 13.38 in the 110 hurdles at the 2013 Texas Relays, the top time in the U.S. in 2013 … won the 110 hurdles at the 2013 USATF National Junior Olympics (13.88) and the USATF Junior Nationals (13.69) … his sister Bealoved is a member of the LSU track team … another sister, Sojourner, is a track student-athlete at Rice University … son of Tony Brown and Tammy Walker-Brown … both of his parents were student-athletes at Texas Tech … coached by Keeath Magee at Ozen.

Author: Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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