Introducing: Jordan Brown
Jordan Brown
Southwest Recruiting Analyst
Posted Mar 18, 2013
Jason Jewell

Q & A with Phoenix (Ariz.) Paradise Valley wide receiver

FoxSportsNext: What were your stats/honors from last season?
Jordan Brown: "54 catches, 865 yards, 10 touchdowns, 2 punt return touchdowns, 1 interception."

What is your official height and weight?
"6-1 175."

What is your greatest football memory?
"When we were down by 3 touchdowns with 4 minutes left in the 4th quarter to Thunderbird my sophomore season, and we came back won by 2 points."

What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?
"My strengths are my route running and my aggressiveness to go get the ball out of the air, and my IQ of the game. My weaknesses are making plays after the catch."

What are your best max lifts in the bench, squat, power clean and 40 yard dash?
"Bench-215, squat- 285, 40- 4.6."

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?
"Coach Yantis, my head coach always says, "working wins, when wishing won't" and I take that to heart because you have to work hard to be successful."

Name one teammate you really respect and why?
"Ryan Finley is one teammate that I had an honor to play with, his skills and leadership were off the charts, and he did everything right."

What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to keep improving on?
"I have really worked on my speed and running my routes to the right depth and working on timing with my quarterback. One area that I will working on to improve will be just doing the little things to make myself a great receiver."

What other sports do you play?
"I play basketball and I run track."

Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?
"I don't have any offers yet, but Arizona, ASU, NAU, New Mexico, North Dakota are all recruiting me."

What are your goals for the upcoming season?
"My goals for the upcoming season is for me to be more of a leader and be the guy who my teammates look up too. I want to be a 1,000 yard receiver, with 80 plus catches."

How are you preparing for the upcoming season?
"I am running track, and working on my speed and quickness and I throw everyday with my quarterback, in the weight room everyday. I want to be stronger and faster for next year."

Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for?
"Trent Gavelek and Carl Westlund are some seniors who will be major parts of our team next year."

What are your goals regarding playing football in college?
"My goal is for me to get a D1 offer and choose the best school that fits me well, and be a student athlete and just work my tail off when I get there."

Would you consider staying in state to play in college?
"Yes, I would consider that."

What would your top 5 college choices be?
"Nebraska, Arizona, Arizona State, Boise State, California."

Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?
"D.J Foster, he was just crazy athletic."

Name one opponent who you really respect and why?
"I really respect Sunrise Mountain's football program, because they work really hard and every time we play them it's been a tough fought game and all their kids and coaches are respectful and play the right way."

How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?
"My coach would describe me as the player who has natural ability to play wide receiver, and has great athleticism, and is the go to guy in key situations an makes plays."

Who is your favorite athlete and why?
"My favorite athlete is Deion Sanders because he just had that swagger and love for the game that every great athlete needs."

Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?
"You can expect us to be a team that will make it to the playoffs and make some noise in the playoffs."

What can a college program expect from you as a player?
"They can expect for me to go in there and work hard and do whatever they need me to do to make the team more successful."

What is your GPA and SAT/ACT score?
"My GPA is 2.7."

What will the main factors be when you choose a school?
"How much they care about me and want me in their program,and somewhere that makes me comfortable."

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