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#54 Titus Brown
Position: DL
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, AL
High School: Hillcrest
Experience: 3 Letters

CAREER: 
Has played in 31 of a possible 34 games during his Mississippi State career, earning a total of 18 starts -- 13 at defensive end during his sophomore and junior seasons after gaining five at the middle linebacker position as a freshman . . . Has recorded 127 total tackles, including 23.5 for loss (minus 103 yards), 10.5 of which were quarterback sacks (minus 66 yards) . . . Returned one fumble recovery 44 yards and blocked a field goal . . . Also credited with three pass break ups and a caused fumble . . . Came to State following a solid high school career in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

2006: 
Named second-team, all-Southeastern Conference by the Associated Press, the league’s coaches, and web site Scout.com . . . Opened his junior season as a starter at defensive end . . . Played in all 12 games, starting 11 times . . . Only missed an opening call in Week 3 vs. Tulane . . . Registered 38 tackles on the season, with 14.5 tackles for loss (minus 75 yards), seven and one-half of which were quarterback sacks (minus 54 yards) . . . His tackles behind the line and his QB falls were both team highs . . . Had tackles for loss in nine of the 12 games and sacks in seven contests . . . He finished third in the Southeastern Conference in TFLs, fifth in sacks . . . Forced one fumble, deflected a pass and was credited with one blocked kick . . . Rebounded from the death of his father during the final week of preseason camp to start on the outside in State’s season opener with South Carolina . . . Credited with one tackle against the USC . . . Helped hold the Gamecocks to just 81 yards rushing on 29 attempts in the game . . . Beginning in the second week of the season, he had tackles for loss in eight of the next nine weeks . . . Posted three tackles, including one-half for loss (minus 2 yards), during Week 2 work against Auburn . . . Helped hold incumbent SEC rushing leader Kenny Irons to just 69 yards on 21 carries, a 3.3-yard per rush average . . . Starting in the third week of the campaign, he proceeded to register QB sacks in six of the next eight weeks . . . Had one of the top games of his career since moving outside to the defensive end position in Week 3 work vs. Tulane . . . Despite not starting, he made five tackles, including a career-best three and one-half for loss (minus 13 yards), one being a quarterback sack (minus 5 yards) . . . Also credited with blocking a Green Wave field goal attempt, the first blocked field goal by a Bulldog since Michael Gholar snuffed out an Ole Miss three-point attempt in 2002 . . . Recorded three tackles and a pass deflection at UAB in Week 4 . . . Helped hold the Blazers to just 94 yards rushing on 32 attempts in the game . . . Made three tackles, including a 12-yard quarterback sack, at LSU in Week 5 . . . Credited with four tackles, two of which were quarterback sacks (minus 9 yards), against West Virginia one week later . . . It was the first time in his career he had two QB falls in a game . . . Also caused a Mountaineer fumble . . . Was second on the club with six tackles in the Bulldogs’ Week 7 win over Jacksonville State . . . Had two tackles for loss (minus 4 yards), one of which was a quarterback sack (minus 1 yard) . . . Part of a defensive effort that allowed JSU just 52 yards rushing on 32 attempts, a 1.6-yard average . . . Made three tackles at Georgia in Week 8, a total that included a hit behind the line of scrimmage (minus 2 yards) . . . Following eight weeks of the season, he was second in the league in tackles for loss (10) . . . Made five tackles, including one and one-half for loss (minus 19 yards), one being a quarterback sack (minus 16 yards), vs. Kentucky in Week 9 . . . After nine weeks of the season, he ranked third in the SEC in tackles for loss (1.28 per game), sixth in QB sacks per game (0.67) . . . Limited to two tackles in his personal homecoming game at Alabama in Week 10 . . . One of the two, however, was a quarterback sack (minus 10 yards) in the win over the Crimson Tide . . . With two weeks remaining in the ’06 season, he was fourth in the SEC in both tackles for loss (1.25 per game) and QB sacks per game (.70) . . . Started, but recorded no statistics, against Arkansas in Week 11 . . . Helped hold SEC rushing champion Darren McFadden to 84 yards on 26 carries, a 3.2-yard per carry average, and no touchdowns . . . Finished the season with a solid showing against Ole Miss in Oxford . . . Despite being credited with just three stops, he had two tackles for loss (minus 4 yards), one half of which was a quarterback sack (minus 1 yard) . . . Contributed to an effort that held Ole Miss to just 58 yards on the ground, including permitting the league’s No. 2 ground gainer, BenJarvus Green-Ellis to just 37 yards on 17 carries . . . Registered eight tackles, including two for loss, one of which was a quarterback sack, during three spring scrimmages . . . Listed in the rotation at left defensive end heading into fall practice.

2005: 
Played in 10 games during his sophomore campaign, earning two starting assignments at defensive end . . . Only missed seeing action one time (season ender vs. Ole Miss) . . . Started at one defensive end against Houston at midseason and on the other side during Week 10 at Arkansas . . . Finished the year with 30 total tackles, including five and one-half for loss (minus 21 yards), one and one-half of which were quarterback sacks (minus 8 yards) . . . Registered one pass deflection and returned one fumble 44 yards . . . Opened his sophomore season in the regular rotation of defensive ends for the Bulldogs . . . Began the ’05 campaign with a solid performance in the team’s 38-6 win over Murray State . . . Made three hits against the Racers, including two and one-half tackles for loss (minus 8 yards), one and one-half quarterback sacks (minus 8 yards) . . . Recorded two tackles at Auburn in Week 2, a total that included one hit behind the line of scrimmage (minus 3 yards) . . . Returned to the stats sheet with four tackles against Georgia in Week 4 . . . Recorded two tackles, including one for loss (minus 1 yard), against LSU one week later . . . Registered three tackles at Florida in Week 6 . . . Had a pair of tackles and one pass deflection against Houston one game later . . . Recorded one tackle at Kentucky in Week 8 . . . Finished the year with a pair of standout performances, the best of his second year on campus . . . Had the best game of his sophomore season one week later against his hometown school, Alabama . . . Led the Bulldogs with seven tackles against the Crimson Tide, one and one-half of which were behind the line of scrimmage (minus 2 yards) . . . Also credited with a 44-yard fumble recovery return against UA . . . Tied for fourth on the team with six tackles at Arkansas in Week 10, a total that included one tackle for loss (minus 7 yards) . . . Missed most of the second half against the Razorbacks after sustaining a medial collateral ligament sprain . . . Did not play in the Bulldogs’ season-ending win over Ole Miss while beginning rehabilitation on his injured knee . . .Made a pre-spring move from inside linebacker to defensive end to get more speed at the line of scrimmage . . . Sat out the beginning of spring practice while rehabbing minor off-season knee surgery . . . Made two tackles, including a half quarterback sack (minus 1 yard), in State’s Maroon and White final spring scrimmage . . . Listed first at left end following spring drills.

2004:
Named to the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman and The Sporting News 2004 Freshman All-SEC teams . . . Played in nine games during his first season on the MSU campus, earning five starting calls at the middle linebacker position . . . Only missed seeing action during his initial campaign in the season’s first two games, vs. Tulane and Auburn . . . Totaled 59 tackles during the year, including three and one-half for loss (minus 7 yards), one and one-half of which were quarterback sacks (minus 4 yards) . . . Also had a pass deflection on the year . . . Saw game action for the first time in his career during Week 3 action against Maine, but recorded no statistics against the Black Bears . . . Made all 59 of his first-year hits over an eight-week span (7.4 tackles per game) . . . Made his first two tackles of the season, including one for loss (minus 1 yard) in Week 4 at LSU . .  . Doubled his output a week later in a reserve role during Game 5 at Vanderbilt . . . Totaled four tackles against the Commodores . . . Had his best game of the first half of the ’04 season against UAB one week later . . . Tallied six tackles against the Blazers . . . Earned the first start of his Bulldog career during the team’s Week 7 win over Florida and held that designation for the remainder of the year . . . Over his five-week stretch as a starter, he totaled 47 of his tackles (9.4 tackles per year) . . . Responded to the first opening call by making four tackles against the Gators, including a hit behind the line of scrimmage (minus 2 yards) . . .His tackle for loss came on a second-and-5 rush attempt by Ciatrick Fason midway through the third quarter and preceded Jonathan Lowe’s 73-yard punt return that handed MSU a 24-17 lead at the time . . . Had the best game of his true freshman season at the time during the team’s Week 8 win over Kentucky . . . Tied for third on the team with seven tackles in the 22-7 win over the Wildcats . . . Registered a quarterback sack (minus 2 yards) against UK, a QB fall that resulted in a safety that built MSU’s lead to 15-7 at the time . . . It was the first safety for MSU since the Jacksonville State game in 2002 . . . Was second on the club with seven hits in his personal homecoming to Tuscaloosa in Week 9 . . . Recorded the first double-digit tackle game of his college career one week later in the Bulldogs’ home-season concluding game against Arkansas . . . Totaled a team season-high 18 tackles against the Razorbacks, including one half quarterback sack (minus 2 yards) . . . It was the most tackles by a Bulldog since Mario Haggan had 20 stops against Arkansas in 2000 . . . Concluded his initial season on campus with a second-consecutive double-digit tackle performance in State’s season-ending game at Ole Miss . . . Totaled 11 tackles and a pass deflection against the Rebels.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Ranked as one of the top 60 linebackers in the southeast by PrepStar magazine in its pre-season edition . . . Credited with running a 4.66 in the 40-yard dash by the Insiders.com online recruiting website . . . Played outside linebacker at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Ala. . . . Registered more than 90 tackles, including 10 quarterback sacks, during his senior season . . . Helped lead Hillcrest to a 10-3 overall record and into the Alabama Class 6A quarterfinals . . . Registered 86 tackles with a region-best 13 quarterback sacks, four tackles for loss and two forced fumbles . . . Made 80 tackles as a junior, including four quarterback sacks, four caused fumbles and a pair of fumble recoveries.

PERSONAL:
Born Titus Markeith Brown, 3-27-86, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. . . . Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Brown Jr. . . . Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

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