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Brigade Trades for WR/LB Chris Brown

February 28, 2006 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) - Kansas City Brigade News Release

The Kansas City Brigade announced today a trade with the Grand Rapids Rampage that adds wide receiver/linebacker Chris Brown to the roster in exchange for future considerations. Brown, a two-year veteran, is a big-bodied playmaker who will help the Brigade on offense and defense, providing the type of sturdy but quick linebacker that fits well in head coach Kevin Porter's system. To make room on the roster, the Brigade released WR/LB Brian Poli-Dixon.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Exp: 2
College: Grambling
DOB: 12/14/79

- On injured reserve for the Grand Rapids Rampage
- Played in six games for the Philadelphia Soul
- Promoted from practice squad to active roster prior to Week 11 at Colorado
- Had 12 tackles, two pass breakups and forced one fumble
- Recorded 13 receptions for 173 yards with two touchdowns 2003
- Participated in Jacksonville Jaguars training camp

- Attended Grambling State University from 1999-2002
- Nominated for the Buck Buchanan Award as a senior, given to the best Division 1-AA defensive player
- Led the Southwest Athletic Conference with eight interceptions in 2001.
- Earned first team All-America honors

- Attended Northeast High School in Zachary, LA, where he played football, basketball, baseball and ran track
- Named All-State, All-District, All-Louisiana, All-Metro in football and basketball
- Resides in Baton Rouge, Louisiana during off-season

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