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Kelby Brown Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/23/2012
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DURHAM, N.C. - Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced on Thursday that rising junior linebacker Kelby Brown underwent successful surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

The revision surgery was performed on Wednesday by Dr. Claude T. Moorman III, Duke's head team physician and the director of Duke Sports Medicine.  Brown originally injured the knee on November 20, 2010 against Georgia Tech, and underwent surgery weeks later.  He re-injured the knee earlier this month.

A 6-2, 220-pound native of Charlotte, N.C., Brown has played in 19 games with 17 starting assignments over the past two years.  Last year, he led Duke in tackles for loss (7.0) while posting 65 total stops and received the program's Mike Curtis Award as Duke's most outstanding linebacker. 

Brown's career totals include 128 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, four fumble recoveries, one caused fumble, three pass breakups and seven quarterback pressures.  In addition, he is a two-time selection to the Academic All-ACC squad.

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