After a solid spring, the speedy and sizeable Brown looks poised to contribute to the Bears' offense this fall ... Had 3 receptions for 19 yards in Maroon & White Game (4/21/12) ... Finished spring with 12 catches for 126 yards in three scrimmages.
2011: Had 2 receptions for 16 yards during spring scrimmages ... Did not make fall roster.
North Carolina Central: Was a redshirt backup QB as a true freshman in 2009 for Coach Mose Rison at North Carolina Central University ... Did not play football in 2010.
High School: Was starting quarterback for the 11-3 Class 5 state championship team at Hazelwood East High in St. Louis as senior in 2008 ... Threw for 287 yards in 39-34 state finals against Raytown South ... Fired game-winning 29-yard TD pass with no time on the clock in dramatic Show-Me Bowl finish ... Was 12-for-22 with 3 touchdowns in state title game ... Finished season 127-for-233 (.545) for 1,885 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Personal: Eric L. Brown II was born 11/10/90 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Eric Brown I and Teresa Hicks of St. Louis ... Has four siblings -- Britney, Broc, Corbe, and Brandi ... Father played for Tulsa and the Kansas City Chiefs ... Plans to major in Psychology.