Malcom Brown was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.
2016 (16/14, 3/3)
Played in all 16 regular-season games with 13 starts and tallied 50 tackles, three sacks, one forced fumble and was credited with one safety.
Started all three postseason contests and posted 11 tackles and one sack.
Made five tackles and tallied his first two-sack game in the win at Cleveland (10/9). Was part of a defensive line that held the Browns to 27 yards rushing after Cleveland entered the Week 5 matchup ranked first in the NFL in rushing yards.
Recorded five total tackles and a forced fumble vs. Seattle (11/13).
Finished tied for a team and season-high seven tackles in the win at N.Y. Jets (11/27).
Recorded his first safety to put the Patriots on the board first when he tackled RB Kenneth Dixon in the end zone in the first quarter of the win vs. Baltimore (12/12). Finished the game with four total tackles.
Sacked quarterback Trevor Siemian on third-and-1 in the fourth quarter of the win at Denver (12/18). Also totaled four tackles.
Sacked quarterback Brock Osweiler for 9 yards in the Divisional Round victory vs. Houston (1/14). Added six total tackles.
2015 (16/12, 2/2)
Played in all 16 regular-season games with 12 starts and led all Patriots rookies with 48 tackles, three sacks and two fumble recoveries.
Started both playoff contests and posted six tackles.
Took over as a full-time starter in Week 7 vs. N.Y. Jets (10/25), where he remained for the rest of the season.
Made his NFL debut in the win vs. Pittsburgh (9/10), starting at defensive tackle and posting his first career sack, dropping WR Antonio Brown for an 8-yard loss on a halfback option play. Added two tackles.
Started at defensive tackle and posted a season-high seven tackles in the win at N.Y. Giants (11/15).
Recorded two solo tackles and recovered his first career fumble vs. Philadelphia (12/6).
Started at defensive tackle and recorded two solo tackles and recovered a fumble in the win at Houston (12/13).
Made his first postseason appearance, starting at defensive tackle and recorded five tackles in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
Started 26-of-39 games over his three-year career and finished with 165 tackles, 8½ sacks, 29 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and six passes defensed.
Was a consensus first-team Big-12 and All America selection as a junior in 2014.
In 2014, became the first defensive tackle to lead the Texas Long Horns in sacks and tackles for loss since Tony Degrate in 1984.
Growing up 20 miles from his high school, Brown moved in with his defensive coordinator during his junior and senior years of high school to make it easier to attend football practices."They took care of me," Brown told the Austin American-Statesman. "They taught me how a family is supposed to be." The changes for Brown even occurred off the field as he turned into an A-student and made the honor roll as a senior.
Wife's name is Faith and the couple has two children - Rayna and Mayah.
Was an All-American in high school and was rated as the second-best DT in the nation by ESPNU.
Was a prep All-American, all-state and three-time all-district performer on the defensive line and played in the 2012 Under Armour All-America Game. Also selected to play in the 2012 International Bowl.
Was a three-year starter who tallied 125 tackles, 66 TFL, 91 quarterback hits, 24 sacks, nine forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries, helping Brenham post a 34-5 record over his final three seasons.