The ninth Trojan offensive lineman to be a Morris Trophy winner, Brown was a 2009 All-American who played in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 Rose Bowls for USC.  He made All-Conference first team in 2009 and played in the  2010 Senior Bowl. He was drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft by the Saints and played 54 games with the Saints, Giants, and Cowboys. He retired from pro football in 2016.