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Malcom Brown





4 Years Pro

2017 Season


Malcom Brown was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft

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Malcom Brown was drafted by the New England Patriots in the first round (32nd  overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.


2017 (13/12, 3/3)

  • Started at defensive tackle and finished with a combined six tackles vs. Kansas City (9/7).
  • Started at defensive tackle and assisted on one tackle in the win at New Orleans (9/17).
  • Started at defensive tackle and totaled five tackles, including a tackle for loss in the victory vs. Houston (9/24). Assisted on the tackle of RB Lamar Miller on third-and-one late in the fourth quarter that prevented a Houston first down, forcing them to settle for a field goal and allowed the Patriots to gain possesion down just one score on their final game-winning touchdown drive.
  • Started at defensive tackle and combined for four total tackles vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Started at defensive tackle and contributed with three tackles total in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Made the start at defensive tackle and totaled four tackles, including two for a loss, while adding a sack for a one-yard loss in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Started at defensive tackle and assisted on one tackle before departing the game in the third quarter due to injury in the win vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Missed the victories vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29), at Denver (11/12) and at Oakland (11/19) in Mexico City's Estadio Azteca due to injury.
  • Returned from injury to contribute on the defensive line with two tackles in the win vs. Miami (11/26).
  • Returned to the starting lineup at defensive tackle and finished second on the team in tackles with seven total, while also adding a half sack of QB Nathan Peterman in the victory at Buffalo (12/3).
  • Started at defensive tackle and finished with one tackle at Miami (12/11).
  • Started at defensive tackle and finished with a seasonhigh seven tackles total in the victory at Pittsburgh (12/17).
  • Started and finished with six tackles while also recording a sack of QB Tyrod Taylor for a 15-yard loss in the third quarter of a tie game that led to a three-and-out and a score on the ensuing offensive possession for the Patriots in the victory vs. Buffalo (12/24).
  • Started and made two tackles total as part of a defensive line that helped hold the Jets' offense to just 40 yards rushing in the victory vs. N.Y. Jets (12/31).
  • Started at defensive tackle and totaled two tackles in the Divisional round victory vs. Tennessee (1/13).
  • Started at defensive tackle and made four tackles in the AFC Championship victory vs. Jacksonville (1/21).
  • Started at defensive tackle and finished with six tackles total in Super Bowl LII vs. Philadelphia (2/4).

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 three children - Rayna , Mayah and Malcom Jr.
  • 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 alldistrict 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.
  • Also lettered in basketball and track and field.
  • Majored in physical culture and sports at Texas


Career Stats


Recent Games

17NYJW 26-62020-0-----0-
16BUFW 37-166331-0-----0-
15@PITW 27-247340-0-----0-
14@MIAL 20-271010-0-----0-
13@BUFW 23-37430.5-0-----0-
12MIAW 35-172200-0-----0-
11@OAKW 33-80------------
10@DENW 41-160------------
8LACW 21-130------------
7ATLW 23-71010-0-----0-
6@NYJW 24-174401-0-----0-
5@TBW 19-143210-0-----0-
4CARL 30-334220-0-----0-
3HOUW 36-335500-0-----0-
2@NOW 36-201010-0-----0-
1KCL 27-426420-0-----0-


TOTAL 4514784638.510000-0


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TOTAL 4500-02000000


wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/10/2017JAXL 31-24000------------
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-27114220-0-----0-
308/25/2017@DETW 30-28111010-0-----0-
408/31/2017NYGL 40-38000------------
TOTAL 225230-0-----0-

regular season

wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/07/2017KCL 42-27116420-0-----0-
209/17/2017@NOW 36-20111010-0-----0-
309/24/2017HOUW 33-36115500-0-----0-
410/01/2017CARL 33-30114220-0-----0-
510/05/2017@TBW 19-14113210-0-----0-
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-17114401-0-----0-
710/22/2017ATLW 7-23111010-0-----0-
810/29/2017LACW 13-21000------------
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16000------------
1111/19/2017@OAKW 33-8000------------
1211/26/2017MIAW 17-35102200-0-----0-
1312/03/2017@BUFW 23-3117430.5-0-----0-
1412/11/2017@MIAL 20-27111010-0-----0-
1512/17/2017@PITW 27-24117340-0-----0-
1612/24/2017BUFW 16-37116331-0-----0-
1712/31/2017NYJW 6-26112020-0-----0-
TOTAL 13124929202.5-0-----0-


wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
1901/13/2018TENW 14-35112020-0-----0-
2001/21/2018JAXW 20-24114400-0-----0-
2202/04/2018PHIL 41-33116240-0-----0-
TOTAL 3312660-0-----0-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

Atlanta Falcons11010-0-----
Buffalo Bills213761.5-0-----
Carolina Panthers14220-0-----
Denver Broncos00----------
Houston Texans15500-0-----
Kansas City Chiefs16420-0-----
Los Angeles Chargers00----------
Miami Dolphins23210-0-----
New Orleans Saints11010-0-----
New York Jets26421-0-----
Oakland Raiders00----------
Pittsburgh Steelers17340-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers13210-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

Outside Own Division72716110-0-----
vs AFC Teams94025152.5-0-----
vs NFC Teams49450-0-----
vs Own Division6221392.5-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH


defensive splits - split by STADIUM

Estadio Azteca (Mexico City)00----------
Gillette Stadium72616101-0-----
Hard Rock Stadium11010-0-----
Heinz Field17340-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome11010-0-----
MetLife Stadium14401-0-----
New Era Field17430.5-0-----
Raymond James Stadium13210-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High00----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES


defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)29630-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE


Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

Home Games72616101-0-----
Road Games62313101.5-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

Ahead by 1-8 Points171251-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points7520-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points6330-0-----
Behind by 9-16 Points1100-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

1st Half2817110-0-----
2nd Half211292.5-0-----
Last Two Minutes of Half5410.5-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line8260.5-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line281992-0-----
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line3120-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line10730-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

1st Quarter15690-0-----
2nd Quarter131120-0-----
3rd Quarter12842-0-----
4th Quarter9450.5-0-----
4th Quarter within 74310-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

Margin 0-76241681-0-----
Margin 15+72513121.5-0-----
Margin 8-1400----------