Oklahoma Football: Golden 50 Sooners of Modern Era
No. 50 – Jammal Brown, Offensive Tackle
Jammal Brown was a unanimous All-American (2004) and a three-time All-Big 12 performer at the offensive tackle position at Oklahoma.
His senior season, the 6-6, 315-pound O-lineman was a key figure in a front wall that paved the way for running back Adrian Peterson in his freshman year at OU in 2004 and protected quarterback Jason White, who had won the Heisman Trophy the season before. That season, Brown led the team in knockdowns and did not surrender a sack or a quarterback hurry the entire season.
He won the Outland Trophy in 2004 as college football’s best interior lineman.
Brown had the highest season grade among the Sooner offensive lineman his junior season (2003) and was one point away from the highest grade his sophomore year.
The Sooner offensive tackle was a first-round selection in the 2005 NFL Draft. selected 13th overall by the New Orleans Saints. Brown played seven seasons in the NFL, four with New Orleans and three with the Washington Redskins. He was the first Oklahoma offensive lineman taken in the NFL draft since Stockar McDougle in 2000.<!—pageview_candidate—>