While he says Brown may not tally up the most sacks at the professional level, his pure presence is enough to rattle opposing quarterbacks as they try to keep track of where he aligns. The Carolina Panthers selected Derrick Brown, the former Auburn defensive tackle, with the No. All rights reserved. (AP Photo/Michael Woods, File)The safety from West Virginia took the path less traveled on his way to the NFL.Tulane running back Corey Dauphine (6) carries the ball as Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) closes in during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)Derrick Brown (5) and Marlon Davidson (3) on the sidelines together.Auburn Football at LSU on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 in Baton Rouge, LATodd Van Emst/AU Athletics"Combine results should be used to verify or reevaluate a player's film, not as poison-tipped darts," Tanier writes. Brown's size combined with his snap quickness makes him a … "Brown has the tape of a Pro Bowl defensive tackle. Instead, Tainer evaluated based on Brown's game film from Auburn, and that's why he gave Carolina an A.Carolina completes its all-defense 2020 draft class with the cornerback out of FIU.ÂRoy played college football at Baylor under now-Panthers head coach Matt Rhule.Kadar said that Brown will instantly help turn around Carolina's run defense, and that if he can adapt his pass rush to the NFL, then he has the chance to be a superstar.Auburn defensive lineman Dontavius Russell (95) and Auburn defensive lineman Derrick Brown (5) run onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Southern Miss, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)The South Carolina product is coming home to help solidify the Panthers' secondary.Derrick BrownMusic City Bowl Purdue vs Auburn on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 in Nashville, TN.Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics"He physically dominated his opponents on a regular basis," Reuter writes. Over his four years with the Tigers, he had 12.5 sacks and 170 total tackles. But it's hard to deny the destruction he's capable of bringing to the run game.Arkansas quarterback Ben Hicks tries to get away from Auburn defender Derrick Brown as he scrambles out of the pocket during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 in Fayetteville, Ark. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) reacts after a stop against Georgia during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)Derrick Brown (5)Auburn vs Ole Miss football on Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 in Auburn, Ala.Todd Van EmstAuburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game against Minnesota Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)The wideout-turned-cornerback completes Carolina's clean sweep of drafting defenders.Auburn's Derrick Brown gets a soack in the first half.Auburn vs Texas A&M on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 in College Station, TX.Todd Van Emst/AU AthleticsThe Baylor product will reunite with his former head coach, Matt Rhule, in Carolina.Derrick Brown (5) makes a tackle in the first half.Auburn football at Florida on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in Gainesville, FLTodd Van Emst/AU AthleticsCarolina received the highest possible marks from Prisco, who graded the selection one of his two A+ picks for the night. Derrick Brown watching the NFL Draft on Thursday, April. Here’s what to know about the defensive tackle from Auburn. He ran a 5.16 40-yard dash, recorded 28 reps at the bench press and had a 27-inch vertical jump. "Auburn defensive tackle Derrick Brown during the first half of the Outback Bowl NCAA college football game against Minnesota Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)"Brown is a beast against the run with a little interior pass-rush pop to boot," Iyer writes.
His only question was whether that would be at linebacker or along the defensive line. He also recorded five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.Future Hall of Fame linebacker Luke Keuchly recently retired for the Panthers, so they drafted Brown with their first pick, and their expectation of him is to step in immediately and provide assistance to the defensive line.In 2019, he was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. 7 overall) Day 1 grade and analysis: A. I love Derrick Brown. At the scouting combine, he was measured as having 34 1/4-inch arms and 9-inch hands.
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Edholm's overall grade for the pick, a B+, was held back by Brown's still-developing pass-rushing skills, but he notes the upside there.
(AP Photo/Michael Woods)FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, Auburn defender Derrick Brown (5) plays against Arkansas during an NCAA college football game, in Fayetteville, Ark. Panthers take Derrick Brown from Auburn + Derrick Brown scouting report: He’s a clear Day 1 starter …