RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University senior Anthony Brown was selected to The Sports Network’s FCS preseason All-America third team Monday. He was one of eight OVC football players to make the prestigious list.
Brown is a two-time first team All-Ohio Valley Conference selection. The native of Cincinnati, Ohio started all 11 games last year for Eastern Kentucky at outside linebacker. He ranked second in the league in tackles for loss (12.5) and tied for the conference lead in forced fumbles (three). Brown’s career numbers for tackles (191) and sacks (12.5) are the most by any active EKU player.
The Sports Network FCS preseason All-America team consists of 98 players over three teams. The Missouri Valley Football Conference led all conferences with 17 selections.
The 2013 Sports Network All-America team will be announced after the regular season in mid-December.