||Orlando Brown Jr.
||May 2, 1996
||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
||355 lb (161 kg)
||Orlando Claude Brown Sr.
||$1-5 million ( estmated)
Orlando Claude Brown Jr. is an American Football Tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National league (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma, and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens within the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Brown is that the son of offensive tackle Orlando Brown, who also played for the Ravens.
Early Life : Brown Jr. attended Peachtree Ridge highschool in Suwanee, Georgia, where he played highschool football.He was a three-star prospect. He received scholarship offers from many major NCAA schools.Brown first committed to Tennessee but later decided to attend the University of Oklahoma.Brown redshirted his freshman year in 2014.In 2015, he was named the starting left tackle.On January 3, 2018, Brown announced via Twitter he was forgoing a fifth season and entering the 2018 NFL Draft.
Orlando Brown Jr. Salary : Orlando Brown Jr. signed a 4 year, $3,491,720 contract with the Baltimore Ravens, including a $865,720 signing bonus, $865,720 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $872,930.
Professional career : On January 3, 2018, Brown announced his decision to forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.Brown attended the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and performed all of the combine and positional drills, but had a poor performance. His 40-yard dash time was the slowest among any prospect at the combine and was described as a "historically bad time" by NFL analyst Mike Mayock. He also finished last within the bench press, vertical jump, and broad jump among all offensive linemen at the combine.The performance possibly hurt his draft stock after he was widely considered a primary round pick among draft experts and scouts.
On March 14, 2018, Brown attended Oklahoma's pro day and chose to aim to enhance his combine numbers. He succeeded and improved his 40-yard dash (5.68s), 20-yard dash (3.28s), 10-yard dash (1.88s), bench press , vertical jump (25 1/2"), and broad jump (7'5"). Brown attended visits and personal workouts with multiple teams, including the Jacksonville Jaguars, Baltimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles, and Detroit Lions.
At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, Brown was projected to be a second or third round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts.He was ranked because the fourth best offensive tackle within the draft by Sports Illustrated, was ranked the sixth best offensive tackle DraftScout.com and Scouts Inc., and was ranked the eighth best offensive tackle by NFL analyst Mike Mayock.
On May 16, 2018, the Baltimore Ravens signed Brown to a four-year, $3.49 million contract that has a signing bonus of $865,720.On January 15, 2020, Brown, who had been named as an alternate at offensive tackle to the 2020 Pro Bowl, was added to the active Pro Bowl roster, replacing injured Oakland Raider Trent Brown.Brown was named to his second Pro Bowl in 2020.
Kansas City Chiefs : On April 23, 2021, Brown was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs, along side a second-round pick (58th overall) within the 2021 NFL Draft and a sixth-round pick within the 2022 NFL Draft, in exchange for the Chiefs' first-round pick (31st overall) within the 2021 NFL Draft, a third-round pick (94th overall), a fourth-round pick (136th overall) and a 2022 fifth-round selection.