- Austin Brown
Austin  Brown


Flowery Branch, Ga.

High School:
Flowery Branch HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208



After taking over starting quarterback duties in fourth game in 2012, Brown put up outstanding numbers the rest of the season ... entering third season at UAB but was redshirted for 2011 campaign.

2012: Set a UAB freshman record for passing yards with 2,673 ... averaged 282.6 yards in eight starts ... his passing yards total is sixth highest season mark in UAB history and also puts him No. 6 on the all-time Blazer yardage list ... took over starting quarterback duties in fourth game (Tulsa, 9/29) and threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns against the Golden Hurricane ... ranked No. 6 in Conference USA in passing yards per game (222.8) ... his average per game in starts would have ranked No. 3 ... also ranked No. 6 in the league in passing efficiency at 128.2 ... named to C-USA All-Freshman Team ... threw for a career-best 409 yards and three scores at Tulane (10/27) ... his 409 yards through the air was the eighth most in school history ... passed for 319 yards and three touchdowns vs. East Carolina (10/20) ... threw three touchdown passes in three contests (Tulsa, East Carolina and Tulane) ... in eight conference games, he ranked No. 4 in the league at 272.8 yards per game.

2011: Did not see any action during season and was redshirted.

High School: An honorable mention AAAA all-state selection by the Georgia Sports Writers Association in 2010 ... chosen as the 8-AAAA all-region first-team quarterback ... helped Flowery Branch to a 10-2 record, a top 10 state ranking and a Region 8-AAAA runner-up finish as a senior ... played for coach Lee Shaw ... threw for 2,588 yards, the 11th-highest total in the state of Georgia in 2010 ... completed 174 of 272 passes (64 percent) with 24 touchdowns ... began his prep career at Habersham Central High School ... a Gainesville Times second-team all-area selection as a sophomore in 2008 ... also a second-team 8-AAAA all-region selection ... threw for 1,341 yards and nine touchdowns in nine games that year, guiding Habersham Central to a 6-4 finish ... topped 1,000 yards passing again as a junior in 2009 before making the move to Flowery Branch.

Personal: Born June 6, 1992 at Peachtree City, Ga. ... son of Andrea and Robby Brown ... attended same high school as Clemson quarterback Connor Shaw ... major is physical education.