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|Height: 5.08||Born: Stockton, CA|
|Weight: 190||College: Temple|
|Birthdate: 1984-10-25||Years: 3 BC / 3 CFL|
Brown signed as a free agent with the Lions on May 17, 2011 after attending the club's free agent camp in Vegas that spring.
2012: Another standout campaign for Brown as the speedy return man once again led the West Division with a career-best 2,687 all-purpose yards. A division All-Star, he ranked in the top four in punt, kickoff and FG miss return yards and added another 305 yards from scrimmage backing up Andrew Harris.
Tim’s season highlight was a pair of punt return touchdowns including an 81-yard effort vs Hamilton on Jul 6/12. His total of 1,380 all-purpose yards in the second half of the season was a league high on his way to being named the West Division’s nominee for Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.
2011: Tim made a big impression during his rookie season, leading the club in kick returns despite missing three games. Appearing in 15 regular season contests, he racked up 2,017 all-purpose yards including 994 on kickoffs and 521 on punt returns. Tim ranked third overall in the CFL in all-purpose yards, trailing only Chad Owens and Brandon Whitaker, and also finished in the top four in the CFL in punt and kickoff returns.
In his CFL debut in Montreal on June 30th, he notched a 97-yard kickoff return for a TD. As a running back, he rushed for 376 yards to finish second on the club and posted four games with at least 50 yards rushing, including a season-high 96 yards in the final regular season game vs Montreal.
Games Played: Career: 32; Playoff: 2; Grey Cup: 1 (w/ BC)
2011-2012: Tim has enjoyed a pair of notable seasons with the Lions, logging 32 regular season games and establishing a two-year run as the West Division’s leader in combined yards. He now has three kick return touchdowns and is one of only eight Lions to ever lead the West in combined yards while his 2012 total of 2,687 is the second-highest in club history.
2008-10: One of the top players in the Indoor Football League during his tenure, Brown enjoyed back-to-back championship seasons with the Billings Outlaws. In the 2010 title game, Brown earned 125 all-purpose yards in the win over Sioux Falls. Brown began his IFL career with Sioux City Bandits late in the 2008 season.
2004-2006: After transferring to Temple University from City College in San Francisco, the speedy back out of Stockton, California spent two seasons rushing for the Owls, running for 1,163 yards on 290 carries with four touchdowns.
He also caught 66 passes for 417 yards and a major. Tim accounted for one-third of Temple’s offence in 2006 with 731 rushing yards and 218 receiving yards.
Tim resides in California during the offseason where he works with autistic schoolchildren. He has been playing football since the age of 10 and notes his sophomore season at City College when he won a state championship as his biggest football memory to date prior to 2011’s championship season with the Leos. While at Temple University, Tim was a Kinesiology major.
When not spending time with his extended family, you’ll find Tim at the movies or catching up on his favourite TV shows Smallville, The Game and Martin. Tim is a big Jamie Foxx fan when it comes to music preferences and lists The Purpose of a Driven Life as his favourite book.