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5 Things to Know About Dominique Brown

Get to know the newly-signed running back from Louisville.

A gallery of some of the college free agents the Buccaneers signed after the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft.


1. He's a big back.
Brown is 6-foot-2 and 234 pounds. In their scouting report on Brown, wrote, "Big back with power potential. Adequate vision with lower-body strength to dismiss angle tackles lacking commitment. Effectively presses line of scrimmage on inside zone runs. Runs along scheduled track and generally stays square to line of scrimmage."

2. He had his best season in 2013.
As a junior in 2013, Brown carried the ball 163 times for 825 yards (5.1 yards per carry) and eight touchdowns. He was also productive in the passing game, catching 24 passes for 228 yards and an additional touchdown.

3. He was invited to the NFL Scouting Combine.
Brown received an invitation to the combine in February, although he only participated in one event – the bench press.

4. He's a former quarterback.
In high school, Brown was one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in the country. He played quarterback briefly at Louisville before switching to running back.

5. He was a four-star recruit in high school.
Brown had offers from Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Michigan and Cincinnati, among others, but decided to attend Louisville.

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