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#16 C.J. Brown
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 218
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Cranberry Twp., Pa.
High School: Seneca Valley HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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  • 2014 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List Member

As a Senior (2013): A member of the team’s leadership council ... named the team’s offensive player of the year and received the Ray Krouse Memorial Award as the team MVP at the team banquet ... is the first Terrapin to pass for over 2,000 yards and rush for over 500 yards in a single season in school history ... holds five of the top-10 rushing performances in school history including a 138-yard effort at NC State (11/30), the third-highest QB rushing total in program history, which earned him Co-Offensive Back of the Week honors in the ACC ... his seven career 100-yard rushing games is the most by an active QB in the ACC ... named honorable mention Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week following Maryland’s win over FIU (8/31) ... has started in 10 of 12 games ... led the Terrapin offense to back-to-back 40-point performances to open the season ... accounted for five touchdowns (3 passing, 2 rushing) against FIU (8/31), the most by a Maryland player since Scott McBrien accounted for six against North Carolina on Nov 1, 2003 ... completed 20-of-23 passes (.870) for 281 yards against FIU ... followed up his performance against FIU by completing 14-of-22 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns againt Old Dominion (9/7) ... also rushed for two scores against the Monarchs ... threw for 277 yards, rushed for 122 yards, threw a touchdown and rushed for a touchdown against Connecticut (9/14) ... completed 17-of-26 passes for 210 yards and a TD against West Virginia (9/21) and rushed for another score, his sixth in four games ... injured in the second quarter against Florida State (10/5) and sat out against Virginia (10/12) with a concussion ... threw for 137 yards against Wake Forest (10/19) ... sidelined against Clemson (10/26) because of injury ... returned against Syracuse (11/9) ... competed 12 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 122 yards and two scores on 23 carries in an overtime victory over Virginia Tech (11/16) ... ran for a three-yard score in overtime to lift the Terps to victory ... went 19-for-31 for 178 yards and a touchdown against Boston College (11/23) ... also ran for 39 yards and a score ... completed 13 passes for 259 yards and two scores against NC State (11/30) ... carried the ball 15 times for 138 yards and three more scores against the Wolfpack ... hooked up with Nigel King for a 53-yard TD pass for Maryland’s first touchdown … passed for 197 yards and two touchdowns in the Military Bowl against Marshall (12/27).

As a Junior (2012): Voted one of four team captains at the end of the 2012 spring practices (also Kevin Dorsey, Demetrius Hartsfield and Joe Vellano) … entered fall practices as the starting quarterback … tore his ACL in a non-contact drill during preseason practices and missed the season … petitioned the NCAA and will have two years of eligibility remaining (2013 & 2014).

As a Sophomore (2011): Played in 10 games with starts in five … led the team with five rushing touchdowns … owns three of the top eight rushing performances by a QB in school history following the 2011 season (162 vs. Clemson; 124 vs. Georgia Tech; 110 vs. Wake Forest) … only Terp signal-caller with more than one 100-yard rushing game at the time (has three) … ranked second on the team in rushing yards (574), a mark which then-ranked first on the Maryland single-season QB rushing list … his 7.27 yards per carry was the third-highest average on the single-season school list (min. 75 attempts) … also tops among all FBS quarterbacks on the year … saw his first action against Temple (9/24), entering in the fourth quarter and leading Maryland on a touchdown drive by going 4 of 4 through the air for 42 yards including an 18-yard TD pass to Devonte Campbell … also rushed twice for 29 yards on the drive … played briefly against Towson (10/1), going 2 of 3 for 14 yards … saw extended time for the first time in his career against Georgia Tech (10/8), entering in the second quarter and playing the rest of the game … finished with 124 yards rushing, including a 77-yard TD, while completing 4 of 17 passes for 36 yards and an interception … led the Terps on a pair of TD drives … the single-game rushing total ranked sixth in school history among quarterbacks … ran for 162 yards, the most ever by a Terp QB, and had a 21-yard touchdown run against Clemson (10/15) …  also threw for 177 yards and three touchdowns on 17 of 35 passing … the 162 rushing yards was the 10th most by a QB in the FBS this season … led Maryland on six scoring drives (five touchdowns) en route to a season-high 45 points … started against FSU (10/22) but was replaced early in the third quarter after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from a Seminole defender … finished 11 of 19 for 92 yards passing and zero net yards rushing against FSU … started against BC (10/29) and went 2 of 6 for 14 yards while also rushing for 17 yards before being replaced in the second quarter … came off the bench against Virginia (11/5) and went 4 of 7 for 28 yards, one TD and one interception, and also rushed for 24 yards … replaced an injured Danny O’Brien in the third quarter of the Notre Dame game (11/12) and led Maryland on two scoring drives … went 6 of 10 for 87 yards and rushed three times for 31 yards, including a 24-yard TD run, against the Irish … recorded his third 100-yard rushing game of the year with 110 against Wake Forest (11/19) … set career highs in pass completions (20), attempts (42) and yards (186) against the Demon Deacons … matched a season-high by hitting nine receivers in the Wake game, and also had a TD pass … went 12 of 23 for 166 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions against NC State (11/26) … had a career-long 59-yard completion to Kevin Dorsey and rushed for 77 yards and a career-high two TDs against the Wolfpack.

As a Redshirt Freshman (2010): Played in one game as a reserve signal-caller … missed the final 11 games due to a shoulder injury … was third on the depth chart before the injury … on the field for four plays vs. Morgan State (9/11), going 0-for-1 and rushing once for 12 yards … suffered a season-ending fracture in his right shoulder vs. the Bears.

As a Freshman (2009): Redshirted … served as the No. 3 or 4 quarterback during the season … earned offensive scout team player honors twice, leading up to the James Madison (9/12) and NC State (11/7) games.

 At Seneca Valley High School: One of the top quarterback prospects in the nation … ranked No. 17 nationally among dual-threat quarterbacks by Rivals.com … also a member of the Rivals.com 2008 Pennsylvania Postseason Top 40 … ranked No. 35 nationally among QBs by Scouts, Inc. and No. 67 by Scout.com … a three-year letterwinner and two-time team captain … posted school records of 3,845 career passing yards and 26 TDs … threw for 2,154 yards (single-season school record) with 14 TDs, while rushing for 680 yards and 12 scores in 2008 … a second-team All-Pennsylvania selection by the AP as a senior … also a two-time selection for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22 … a Pittsburgh Tribune Review Fantastic 25 choice as a senior … a two-time unanimous All-Northern Six Conference selection … threw for 1,567 yards and 11 TDs as a junior … also a three-year letterwinner in basketball … first-team All-Butler County and first-team all-section as a junior … rushed for 586 yards and five more scores in 2007 … an honorable mention all-conference choice as a sophomore … also recruited by Penn State, Pittsburgh, Boston College and Notre Dame … coached by Ron Butschle.

 Personal: Born in Troy, Mich. … full name is Clark David Brown, Jr. … parents are Clark, Sr. and Kimberly Brown … father played football at Michigan State … has two younger siblings, Jordan and Katie … interned at Under Armour prior to the start of the 2014 season ... a three-time member of the high honor roll in high school … maintained a 3.9 GPA in high school … some of his community service endeavors include Little Dribblers, spending time at the local food bank and the Walk For Autism … completed a degree in communication and currently working towards a master’s degree in business and management.

Career Highs
Completions - 21 (vs. Syracuse, 11/9/13)
Attempts - 42 (vs. Wake Forest, 11/19/11)
Passing Yards - 281 (vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
Completion Percentage - 1.00 (vs. Temple, 9/24/11)
Long Completion - 66 yards (vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
TD Passes - 3 (twice: vs. Clemson, 10/15/11; vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
Interceptions - 2 (three times: vs. NC State, 11/26/11; at Wake Forest, 10/19/13; vs. Syracuse, 11/9/13)
Long Rush - 77 yards (vs. Georgia Tech, 10/8/11)
Rushing Yards - 162 (vs. Clemson, 10/15/11)
Rushing TDs - 3 (at NC State, 11/30/13)
All-Purpose Yards - 162 (vs. Clemson, 10/8/11)


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