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Name:Jason Brown
Hometown:Henderson, NC
High School:Northern Vance
Born:May 5, 1983 (35)
Height/Weight:6-3, 312
Position:Center
Notes:Football
From Football To The Farm Field: Meet Jason Brown
When he first started playing football, Jason Brown saw it as a business decision. He wanted to get a scholarship to college so he would...

Former UNC, NFL center Jason Brown donates 20 tons of sweet potatoes for UNC's ‘Yam Jam’
A former UNC and NFL player who traded one field for a thousand acres of another has gifted for his alma mater 40,000 pounds of...

Video: Jason Brown - From one field to another
Three years after signing a lucrative contract with the St. Louis Rams, North Carolina alumnus Jason Brown walked away from the NFL to become a...

Carolina Insider Podcast: Big Basketball & Football Wins
Recap North Carolina's big football win at Pittsburgh and the basketball win over Northern Iowa in the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Hosts...

Jason Brown’s Journey From Football to Farming
Former UNC football player Jason Brown, one of the highest-paid centers in the NFL, walked away from football at the peak of his career. His...

Faith takes Jason Brown from football to farming, and to Peoria
The sweet-potato harvest at Jason Brown’s farm in North Carolina takes place in about two weeks. It’s a busy time at his 1,000-acre spread. But...

Former UNC football player bags yams to donate to community
A truckload of sweet potatoes arrived at UNC this weekend to be bagged and donated. The process was part of Yam Jam, a new event...

Jason Brown Goes From Football Player To Farmer
The United Way of Alamance County was looking for a speaker who epitomized community service to represent this year’s Taste of Alamance event. That’s when...

Video: Inspiring America - Jason Brown Traded Football Field for Farm Field
Former North Carolina and NFL player Jason Brown was earning millions of dollars on the gridiron but, at the height of his career, he left...

Video: How Jason Brown Found His Dream in Doing Service
Jason Brown set aside a successful pro football career after a personal tragedy inspired him to dedicate his life to helping others...


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