Navy will honor its 34 seniors in a pregame ceremony.
By T.C. Cameron for NavySports.com
Senior slot back from Durham, N.C.
Junior slot back from Decatur, Ala.
• At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at slot back ... will be a real battle in fall camp between John and Josh Brown for second on the depth chart behind Darryl Bonner ... showed well last fall in his first opportunity to play ... has good speed and is a solid blocker ... is a good receiver out of the backfield ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: Saw action in 11 contests, including each of the last 10 as a member of special teams ... caught his first collegiate pass for a gain of 16 yards against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl ... also returned a pair of kickoffs for 33 yards, including a long of 17 ... fumbled what would be just his second career kickoff return (32 yards) in the Mids’ win over SMU ... returned his first kickoff 19 yards in Navy’s win at East Carolina ... made his collegiate debut in the fourth quarter of the Mids’ opener against Fordham.
• 2015: Did not seen any varsity action.
• 2014: Did not seen any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of Charles E. Jordan High School, Brown III attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2013-14 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in basketball (3) and football (3) ... named team MVP in football his senior year and was the basketball team’s defensive MVP as a senior ... served as team captain of both the football and basketball teams his senior year ... son of John Jr. and Marcia Brown ... majoring in economics.