70 Facts About Antonio Brown

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Antonio Brown played college football at Central Michigan University, where he earned All-American honors in 2008 and 2009 as a punt returner.

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Antonio Brown finished his rookie season with 16 receptions for 167 yards in ten games.

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In 2019, Antonio Brown was traded to the Oakland Raiders, who then made him the highest-paid receiver in the league.

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Antonio Brown signed with the New England Patriots shortly thereafter but was cut after appearing in just one game.

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5.

Antonio Brown was released near the end of the 2021 season after stripping off his uniform and running off of the field during a game against the New York Jets.

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Antonio Brown is the son of retired Arena Football League star "Touchdown" Eddie Antonio Brown, who was named the best player in the league's history in 2006, and Adrianne Moss.

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Eddie Antonio Brown played wide receiver for the Albany Firebirds and collegiate football for Louisiana Tech.

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Antonio Brown attended Miami Norland High School in Miami, Florida, where he played football.

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In football, Antonio Brown played running back, quarterback, wide receiver, and punt returner for the Vikings.

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Antonio Brown was a two-time Class 6A all-state selection and was named North Athlete of the Year at 2005 Miami-Dade Gridiron Classic.

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Antonio Brown then began reaching out to wide receivers coach Butch Jones at West Virginia, since he had been highly recruited by him.

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Antonio Brown attended and played college football for Central Michigan from 2007 to 2009.

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Antonio Brown began attending Central Michigan in 2007 after wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni told him he could fly to Michigan and try out for the team as a walk-on wide receiver.

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Antonio Brown had difficulty adjusting to the college lifestyle, and being on time for meetings and practice.

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Antonio Brown played well enough to win the Mid-American Conference Freshman of the Year and was All-Conference as a returner.

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Antonio Brown started every game during his sophomore season in 2008.

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Antonio Brown was ranked as the 37th best wide receiver by NFLDraftScout.

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Antonio Brown was able to improve his time in all three categories.

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Antonio Brown was the 22nd of 27 wide receivers selected in the draft, and the second by the Pittsburgh Steelers behind Emmanuel Sanders.

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Antonio Brown entered training camp competing with Emmanuel Sanders, Tyler Grisham, Stefan Logan, Isaiah Williams, and Brandon Logan to be the Steelers' backup wide receivers.

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Antonio Brown was named the Steelers' fifth wide receiver on their depth chart, behind veterans Hines Ward, Mike Wallace, Antwaan Randle El, and Arnaz Battle.

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Antonio Brown finished his rookie season with 16 receptions for 167 yards in ten games.

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Antonio Brown entered training camp competing with Emmanuel Sanders, Arnaz Battle, Limas Sweed, and Jerricho Cotchery to be the Steelers' third wide receiver after the departure of Antwaan Randle El.

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Antonio Brown won the competition and was named the third wide receiver on the depth chart behind Hines Ward and Mike Wallace.

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25.

Antonio Brown was named the starting kick returner and punt returner.

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The punt return for a touchdown was the first in his career and Antonio Brown was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance.

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27.

Antonio Brown finished the 2012 season with 66 receptions for 787 yards and five touchdowns in 13 games and ten starts.

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Antonio Brown entered the 2013 regular season as one of the Steelers' starting wide receivers with Emmanuel Sanders.

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29.

Antonio Brown became the second player in franchise history to amass at least 100 receptions in a season, joining former teammate Hines Ward.

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Antonio Brown was ranked 23rd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.

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31.

Antonio Brown later apologized for the kick, calling it an accident.

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32.

In 2014, Antonio Brown led the NFL in receptions, receiving yards, and was tied for second in touchdowns ; all three were new team records.

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Antonio Brown became the first Steeler to lead the league in receiving yards since Roy Jefferson in 1968.

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Antonio Brown was ranked eighth by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.

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Antonio Brown moved past Steelers' legend Lynn Swann on the all-time list as well.

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Antonio Brown's 284 receiving yards broke Keenan McCardell's mark of 232 for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1996 for most receiving yards in a game without a receiving touchdown.

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Antonio Brown set the record for most receptions in a two-year span with 265 from 2014 to 2015; and most receptions in a three-year span with 375 from 2013 to 2015.

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Steelers opened postseason play with a Wild Card game against the Cincinnati Bengals, and late in the fourth quarter, Antonio Brown left the contest with a concussion after taking a hit from Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict.

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Antonio Brown was named to his third consecutive and fourth career Pro Bowl, his second first-team All-Pro, and was ranked as the top wide receiver and the fourth best player on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

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40.

Antonio Brown was named First-team All-Pro for the third consecutive time.

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41.

Antonio Brown's 182 receiving yards led all NFL receivers for the season opening week.

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42.

Antonio Brown joined John Stallworth as the only Steelers player with two career games with at least three receiving touchdowns.

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Antonio Brown became the fifth player since the 1970 merger with four games with at least 150 receiving yards in the first 12 weeks of a season.

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Antonio Brown became the first player in Steelers franchise history to lead the league in receiving yards twice.

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45.

Antonio Brown finished fifth in the league with 101 receptions and tied for fourth in the league with nine touchdown receptions.

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46.

Antonio Brown was named to his sixth Pro Bowl, and was named first-team All-Pro as a unanimous selection.

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Antonio Brown was ranked the second best player, as well as the best wide receiver, by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

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Antonio Brown achieved the milestone in 116 career games; only two NFL players have reached the mark in fewer games .

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49.

Antonio Brown was a victim of a dirty hit from Vontaze Burfict in the game.

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Antonio Brown was ranked 7th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2019.

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51.

Antonio Brown's injury forced him to miss 10 out of 11 training camp practices with the Raiders.

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52.

Antonio Brown eventually found a replacement for his old helmet, but it did not meet the NFL's standards.

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53.

On September 4, Antonio Brown chose to wear the Xenith Shadow helmet for the 2019 season.

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54.

Antonio Brown posted the letter of his fines on Instagram, a move that was scrutinized around the league.

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55.

Antonio Brown was released by the Raiders later that day, just hours before his 2019 salary would have become guaranteed.

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56.

Antonio Brown was reunited with Tampa Bay Buccaneers' head coach Bruce Arians who was previously his offensive coordinator with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Antonio Brown was injured, and did not play in the NFC Championship in which the Buccaneers beat the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

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In Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs, Antonio Brown scored the third touchdown of the game, a one-yard reception from Tom Brady, with six seconds left in the first half.

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Antonio Brown missed the Week 3 game against the Los Angeles Rams because he was still on the list.

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60.

Antonio Brown claimed that an MRI on his ankle showed “broken bone fragments stuck in my ankle, the ligament torn from the bone, and cartilage loss, which are beyond painful.

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Antonio Brown finished the season with 42 catches, 545 yards, and four touchdowns in seven games played.

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62.

In January 2020, Antonio Brown began releasing music under his initials AB; his debut single was "Whole Lotta Money".

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Later, in January 2022, Antonio Brown released "Pit Not The Palace" hours after he ran off the field during a Buccaneers–Jets game.

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Since February 2022, Antonio Brown has been the president of Kanye West's sports fashion line which is part of West's creative content company Donda Sports.

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65.

Antonio Brown has three sons and a daughter with Chelsie Kyriss, and two other children by two other women.

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In September 2019, Antonio Brown re-enrolled for online classes at his alma mater, Central Michigan University.

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Antonio Brown is the cousin of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Marquise Antonio Brown, who was drafted in 2019 as well as former wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins.

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Antonio Brown was later sued for the April incident, and reached a settlement with the family of the child in April 2019.

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69.

Glenn Holt, working as Antonio Brown's trainer was arrested, while a warrant for Antonio Brown's arrest was issued a day later with a felony charge of battery and burglary.

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Antonio Brown was ordered to undergo 100 hours of community service, a 13-week anger management counseling program, and a psychological evaluation.

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