Football

AnthonyBrown-Stephens

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-10
  • Weight 168
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Springfield, Ohio
  • High school Springfield

2023 – Freshman
• Mid-year enrollee

High School
• A four-star prospect as evaluated by ESPN, 247sports.com and Rivals.com
• Rated nationally as the No. 55 wide receiver and the No. 9 prospect in the state of Ohio by Rivals.com
• Four-year letterwinner under head coach Maurice “Moe” Douglass, a former Wildcats
• Named first-team All-Greater Western Ohio Conference as a senior
• Helped lead the Wildcats to 13-2 record and a spot in the state championship game by totaling 83 catches for 1,626 yards with a conference-high 20 touchdowns
• Averaged a conference-high 19.6 yards per catch and led the GWOC with 126 points
• Also had a conference-high eight kick returns for 215 yards for 26.9 yards per return and a touchdown and 15 punt returns for 249 yards, averaging 16.6 yards per return
• Rushed 16 times for 99 yards
• Led the Wildcats to a GWOC championship with a 6-1 league record
• Advanced to the Division I state title game, where he caught six passes for 106 yards and a touchdown vs. Cleveland St. Ignatius
• As a junior, led the conference with 57 receptions for 822 yards receiving and averaged 14.4 yards per catch with seven touchdowns
• Earned honorable mention All-Ohio in 2021
• An all-around athlete who also ran track and was on the basketball team
• Also had offers from Cincinnati, Michigan, Oklahoma and Penn State

Personal
• Born in Springfield, Ohio
• Son of Phyllis Stephens, Michael Brown and step father Anthony Williams
• Has four siblings, Michael, Makenzie, Izaiah and Zarik
• Brother, Michael Brown-Stephens, is wide receiver at Minnesota
• Nephew of Grammy Award winner John Legend
• Major is pre-communication

Anthony Says
• Nickname is “AB”
• Other than play in the NFL, his dream job is to be a collegiate coach
• His sports hero is Davante Adams because of his route running
• Three words to describe him are laid back, athletic and observant
• If he could go back in time and change one thing he would start workouts at a younger age

 

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