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All-NAL Linebacker Zack Brown Re-Signs

10/18/2019 11:22 AM -

JACKSONVILLE –The Jacksonville Sharks, have re-signed linebacker and fullback Zack Brown. The versatile Brown is the 4th Player to rejoin the 2019 Champion Sharks under Head Coach James fuller for next season. Earlier this week linemen Derrick Zeigler, Jaleel Brown, and defensive back / kick returner Tony Goodman all re-signed with the Jacksonville Sharks for another championship run in 2020.


Zack Brown (6’1,255) signs with the Sharks for his fourth season of arena football. Last season with the Sharks, Brown made an impact on both sides of the ball making 32 tackles, 7.5 sacks, five pass breakups, forced one fumble, and three fumble recoveries. On offense, he was part of the Sharks deep fullback core which included Alstevis Squirewell and Jaleel Brown. As a fullback, Zack Brown rushed 20 times for 38 yards and eight touchdowns, including three touchdowns in the postseason. Following the 2019 regular season, Zack Brown earned First Team All-NAL honors as a mac linebacker. 


Prior to the Sharks, Brown played in the American Arena League (AAL) where he played linebacker and fullback for the Atlanta Havoc helping them to a 2018 championship game and victory. During that season Brown was named an AAL All-Star Linebacker. In 2017, Brown started his arena career with the Georgia Firebirds of the National Arena League where he played fullback and linebacker rushing 26 times for 79 yards and one touchdown. As a linebacker, he recorded 1.5 sacks, one interception, and one forced fumble for the Firebirds.


Brown is from Tifton, GA he attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton before playing college football at Ferrum College, a Division III school in Virginia. During his college football career, he played defensive back and was a 2008 USA South All-Conference First Team player and made the USA South All-Conference Second Team in 2007. Brown played high school football at Tift County High School. 

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