Meet C.J. Brown
This is part of a series of 2009 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 4. All answers are provided by the featured player. Click here for previous entries in the series.
Name: Clark David Brown Jr.
Birthdate: June 27, 1991
Birthplace: Troy, Mich.
Hometown: Cranberry Township, Pa.
High School: Seneca Valley (Pa.) High School
Senior statistics: 149-of-269 for 2,154 yards, 14 touchdowns and six interceptions. 640 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns on 131 carries
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three stars, No. 17 dual-threat quarterback, No. 14 player in Pennsylvania. Scout.com -- Three stars, No. 67 quarterback.
Bench press: 260
40-yard dash: 4.58
Runner-up: Penn State or Michigan State
Other schools considered: Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Stanford, Boston College
Favorite NFL player: Tom Brady
Favorite NFL team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite all-time Terp: Vernon Davis
Favorite music: Akon
Favorite book: Friday Night Lights
Favorite movie: Step Brothers
Favorite TV show: Lost
Favorite food: Mexican
Favorite high school class: Newspaper
Favorite thing about College Park: “The weather and probably the atmosphere."
Other high school sports: Basketball
Hobbies: "I like to play golf, play cards with some friends, hang out."
Intended major: Undecided
Something that not many people know about you: “I can hit a golf ball 300 yards.”
Best football moment: “Probably throwing my first touchdown pass my sophomore year in a varsity game.”
Role model: “My parents just because they're always there for me and always setting the right example."
Why Maryland? “Just because of the coaches. I mean, we just got along so well. They have great academics and that’s what I was really looking for. And they have a great football program and it wasn’t too far away from home.”