Michael Brown
    Michael  Brown

    RS Freshman

    Temecula, CA

    High School:
    Linfield Christian

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 195




    Real Estate Development


    2017: Brown could compete for playing time at placekicker as a redshirt freshman in 2017.

    2016: Brown redshirted as a first-year freshman placekicker in 2016. He was awarded a scholarship at USC by virtue of an NCAA rule known as “blueshirting” (it allows a non-recruited student-athlete to receive athletic financial aid after beginning practice and have that student-athlete count towards the next year’s signing class if the school has reached its NCAA-maximum aid limit for the current year).

    HIGH SCHOOL: He was 2015 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, Max Preps All-State Small Schools first team and All-CIF Northwest Division as a senior placekicker, punter and defensive back at Linfield Christian High in Temecula (Calif.). He made 9-of-13 field goals (with a long of 57 yards) and 66-of-70 PATs, had touchbacks on 62 of 68 kickoffs and averaged 41.7 yards punting (with a long of 55 yards) as a senior.

    As a junior in 2014, he made Max Preps All-State Division IV second team and All-CIF Northwest Division while hitting 10-of-14 field goals and 36-of-37 PATs, had touchbacks on 41 of 50 kickoffs and averaged 37.3 yards on 30 punts (with a long of 54 yards), plus he had 3 interceptions on defense.

    As a 2013 sophomore, he made 2-of-6 field goals (including a 53-yarder) and 30-of-32 PATs and had touchbacks on 24 of 33 kickoffs, plus he had 14 tackles on defense.

    As a freshman in 2012, he hit 4-of-5 field goals and 22-of-23 PATs, plus on defense he had 20 tackles, 6 deflections and 2 interceptions.

    He also played baseball and soccer at Linfield Christian.

    PERSONAL: He is a real estate development major at USC.