2007: Sat out the season with an injury suffered in the summer of 2007 . . . 2006 (Jr.): Started all 12 games to earn third letter . . . ranked second on the team in tackles . . . managed a career-high 12 tackles vs. Kent State . . . also had 10 tackles at Central Michigan . . . credited with a career-best three tackles for loss at Toledo . . . managed a sack at UT . . . forced fumbles vs. Western Michigan and at Miami University . . . tallied first career interception vs. Kent State . . . had 10 games with five or more tackles . . . named the Mid-American Conference West Division Defensive Player of the Week after leading Ball State with 12 tackles plus adding three tackles for loss and one sack in the Cardinals 20-17 win at Toledo Nov. 14 . . . 2005 (So.): Played in all 11 games to earn second letter . . . started 10 games . . . ranked sixth on the team in tackles . . . tallied a season-high eight tackles vs. Bowling Green . . . credited with tackles for loss at Iowa, at Western Michigan and at Eastern Michigan . . . managed one sack at WMU . . . had seven games with five or more tackles . . . received Ball State’s Elite 11 Champion Award for outstanding special teams play . . . 2004 (Fr.): Played in all 11 games as a true freshman with starts in the final six outings to earn first letter . . . ranked fourth on the team in tackles . . . managed a season-high nine tackles vs. Central Florida . . . had six or more tackles in eight games . . . had a season-high two tackles for loss at Missouri plus tallied a forced fumble against the Tigers . . . managed a sack at Akron . . . HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three letters in football for Coach James Reynolds . . . helped team to an 8-3 record and a second straight Detroit Public School League City Championship as a senior . . . helped MLK to a 24-4 mark in his career . . . all-state and all-metro as a senior after tallying 172 tackles, six sacks, three forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and three interceptions . . . recorded 392 tackles, 25 sacks, 12 forced fumbles, 16 fumble recoveries and six interceptions in his career . . . received honorable mention on the all-city team as a sophomore and was named first team as a junior and senior . . . all-metro second team and all-state second team as a junior . . . DetroitScouting.net Defensive Player of the Year as a junior . . . helped MLK to three straight division championships . . . Personal: Son of Wendell Russell and Antoinette Brown . . . one brother and one sister . . . uncle, Raymond, played football at Eastern Illinois . . . born on Dec. 6, 1986, in Detroit, Mich. . . . full name is Wendell Lee Brown.
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