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Player: Arthur Brown
School: Kansas State
Queen City Sports Ranking: 3rd
In a draft filled with uncertainty, Arthur Brown seems like one of the safer picks in the draft, although he had a rocky start to his college career. Brown started his collegiate career at the University of Miami but he seldom played. Although he was a big-time recruit for Miami, Brown was buried on the team’s depth chart for two seasons. The team attempted to move Brown to ILB his sophomore season, but most of his playing time came on the scout time.
Brown left Miami after his sophomore season and joined Kansas State. At K-State, Brown found instant success. In his junior season, Brown notched 101 total tackles, two sacks and an interception. Kansas State finished the 2011 season 10-3 record and Brown’s play was a significant reason for the team’s strong season.
Brown’s senior season at Kansas State ended with an 11-2 record and an appearance in a BCS Bowl, the Tostit...