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Keith Browner
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Keith Browner 1260585
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
High School: Dorsey HS
Experience: 2 Letters

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CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Played in all possible 38 games over his final three seasons with 10 starts, recording 41 tackles with 4.5 tackles for loss (-25 yards), 2.0 sacks (-17 yards), a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and two pass breakups ... wore No. 57 for his first three seasons (2006-08) in the program before switching to No. 47 for his final two campaigns (2009-10) ... played both linebacker and defensive end during his Cal career.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 12 games with nine starts ... made 28 tackles, while adding 2.5 tackles for loss (-15 yards), 1.0 sack (-8 yards) and the lone forced fumble of his career ... recorded a career-high eight tackles at USC, while picking up four in each of his two final collegiate contests vs. Stanford and Washington ... had all of his tackles for loss in the first five games of the season, picking up 1.0 against both UC Davis (-8 yards) on a quarterback sack and at Nevada (-5 yards) on his forced fumble ... also had half of a TFL (-2 yards) vs. UCLA.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 13 contests, including the first start of his career at outside linebacker in the regular-season finale at Washington ... contributed five tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (no yards) ... had a season-high two tackles against Eastern Washington, and one each in contests vs. Maryland and Oregon State, as well as at Stanford when he also recorded his half tackle for loss.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in all 13 games off the bench primarily on special teams and as a backup defensive end, compiling eight tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss (-10 yards), 1.0 sack (-9 yards), a fumble recovery and two pass breakups ... most extensive action came against Colorado State when he had a season-high four tackles, including a nine-yard sack that was the first of his career ... recorded his fumble recovery at Maryland ... his tackle at Washington State was also a half tackle for loss (-1 yard) ... pass breakups came in games vs. Michigan State and Arizona State.

2007: Made his college debut vs. Louisiana Tech but did not record any statistics other than participation.

2006: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepstar All-America selection ... also a member of the SuperPrep All-Far West team ... ranked No. 22 among defensive ends in the country and was the No. 78 prospect at his position in California according to Rivals ... named by Scout as the No. 45 defensive end in America ... checked in at No. 61 overall in the final Rivals regional ranking ... played on an 11-3 team and City of Los Angeles semifinalist as a senior ... credited with 21.0 sacks, eight fumble recoveries and six forced fumbles over the last two seasons of his prep career ... recorded 12.0 sacks as a senior ... a member of the National Honor Society and Dean's List ... invited to the CaliFlorida Bowl.

PERSONAL: Full name is Keith Browner ... born April 7, 1988 ... parents are Keith Sr. and Charisse Browner ... father was a standout at USC and played in the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Raiders, San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers ... other Browner football standouts include Joey, Ross, Jim and Willard ... Joey played at USC before embarking on a 10-year NFL career with Minnesota and Tampa Bay ... Ross, Jim and Willard all played collegiately at Notre Dame, with Ross also spending 10 seasons in the NFL with Cincinnati and Green Bay, while Jim was with Cincinnati for two years ... one of five siblings ... graduated from Cal in May of 2011 with American studies.

Tackles: 8 (at USC, 2010)
Tackles For Loss: 1.0 (three times, last at Nevada, 2010)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 9 (Colorado State, 2008)
Sacks: 1.0 (twice, last vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Sack Yards: 9 (Colorado State, 2008)
Forced Fumbles: 9 (Colorado State, 2008)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (at Maryland, 2008)
Pass Breakups: 1 (twice, last vs. Arizona State, 2008)

LAST UPDATED: August 4, 2011

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