Duke Football BIO
56 Kyler Brown
2013: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in 11 games ... missed the Navy, Virginia and Miami games due to injury ... compiled 22 tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 quarterback sack, two QB pressures, one PBU and one caused fumble ... had a season-high six tackles against Troy ... logged four stops in the Dr Pepper ACC Championship Game against eventual national champion Florida State ... first collegiate sack came in the season-opening win over N.C. Central ... added three total tackles, one PBU and one caused fumble against the Eagles ... on the field for 272 snaps.
2012: Academic All-ACC selection ... played in 12 games with two starting assignments ... missed the N.C. Central contest ... starts came against Georgia Tech and Cincinnati ... posted 51 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, three PBUs, one QB pressure and one caused fumble ... ranked seventh on the team in tackles ... tackle total marked the 16th-highest single-season total for freshmen in Duke history ... carded a season-high 14 stops at Georgia Tech, matching the 11th-highest single-game total among rookies in school history ... had six stops against FIU, Stanford, Virginia and North Carolina ... added two PBUs and one QB pressure in the win over the Tar Heels ... logged multiple tackles in eight games ... returned an interception 98 yards for a Defensive PAT against FIU ... two-point return against the Panthers marked the third Defensive PAT in school history ... on the field for 642 snaps.
2011: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Four-year letterman at Charlotte Christian under coach Jason Estep ... charted as the No. 47 tight end in the nation by ESPN.com ... helped Charlotte Christian to four-year record of 35-14 with four state playoff appearances including the 2008 state championship ... as a senior, posted 103 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, six sacks, three fumble recoveries and one interception ... All-Mid Atlantic Region choice by SuperPrep ... 2010 NCISAA first team all-state selection ... 2010 All-Mecklenburg pick by the Charlotte Observer ... helped the North Carolina squad to a 31-24 win over South Carolina in the sixth annual Oasis Shrine Bowl on November 26, 2010 in Charlotte, N.C. ... also participated in basketball.
PERSONAL: Son of Connie and Kelby Brown ... mother lettered three seasons (1981-82-84) in basketball at Northwestern ... father lettered three seasons (1979-80-81) in football at Northwestern ... brother, Kelby, is a member of the Duke football program ... born October 18, 1992 ... double majoring in computer science and visual arts.