Noah Brown was drafted No. 239 overall in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. With the selection, Brown and is now the fifth Ohio State wideout drafted in the last three years.
How did Brown do at the combine?
Brown opted out of the 40-yard dash in Indianapolis, but posted a 4.57 second time at his pro day workout. However, he did participate in other drills, finishing second among wideouts on the bench press (19 reps of 225 pounds), while posting 4.33 and 7.07 second times in the 20-yard shuttle and three cone drills, respectively.
How good was Brown in college?
A four-star recruit out of Sparta (NJ), Brown saw the field right away in 2014, playing in 11 games as a freshman. Though he totaled only one catch for nine yards, Brown was a huge asset in the run game, serving up devastating blocks, and helping the Buckeyes win the 2014 National Championship.
With word circulating that he was tearing it up during 2015 fall camp, many expected a big year from Brown, but an unfortunate broken leg during camp sidelined him for the season. After a year of rehab, he made good on that promise in 2016 by playing in all 13 games, a bursting onto the scene with a 4 touchdown day against Oklahoma, including this epic catch:
Brown finished the season with 32 catches for 402 yards and seven touchdowns, earning honorable mention All-Big Ten honors.