Brown returned for his senior season at AU and was considered one of the Tigers' leaders in the locker room. He made four sacks last year with 11 tackles for loss. NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah rated Brown the draft's No. 5 overall player in his Top 150 list, and analyst Charles Davis had Brown to Carolina in his mock draft.
Brown made four sacks last year with 11 tackles for loss, and consistently pressured quarterbacks with a powerful bull rush.
The pick made Brown the first defensive tackle off the board.