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Caanan Brown
Linebacker
6-3, 235
Clearwater, Fla. (Clearwater Central Catholic HS)

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Played linebacker and fullback at Clearwater Central Catholic High School for head coach John Davis … rated a three-star recruit according to ESPN.com … rated a two-star recruit according to Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com … led Clearwater Central Catholic to an 11-3 record and an appearance in the 3A FHSAA state championship game … made 120 tackles at linebacker … scored a 65-yard receiving touchdown as a fullback … team’s defensive MVP and first-team all-state honoree … collected 274 career tackles in a three-year varsity career … collected 19.0 career sacks and 46 career quarterback hurries … made 78 tackles and 9.0 sacks to help the Marauders to an 11-2 record and an appearance in the state semifinals … plans to major in international finance … enjoys salt water fly fishing … caught a seven-foot bull shark off the Florida coast in the Gulf of Mexico … has done white-water kayaking … attends the same high school as recently graduated UVa tight end Paul Freedman.

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