Wildcats hold vaunted Huskers rushing attack to 118 yards while piling up 207 of their own
The 2011 Scouting Report: Coming off his best spring season to date ... Was clearly one of NU's top spring performers, which puts him in a position to be one of NU's top wideouts ... An inside slot receiver who has continued to expand his knowledge of the offense every year ... Runs his routes with great consistency ... Great possession receiver ... Begins the season as the starting "H" receiver.
2011: Played in 49 career games ... Totaled 32 career receptions for 368 yards ... Caught two passes for 26 yards in season-opening win at Boston College ... Two receptions for 21 yards at Iowa ... Caught a 27-yard pass vs. Penn State ... Notched a hard-hitting special teams tackle on NU's kickoff unit vs. Indiana ... Earned NU's special teams player of the week honor vs. the Hoosiers ... Had a 10-yard catch against Nebraska, and also recovered the Huskers' onside kick attempt with 17 seconds remaining ... One catch vs. Rice ... Caught a 17-yard pass vs. Minnesota.
2010: Played in 12 games (missed Illinois contest with an injury) with one start ... Finished season with 12 catches for 198 yards ... One reception for one yard at Wisconsin ... Caught two passes for 33 yards vs. Iowa ... One catch for seven yards and one special teams tackle at Penn State ... At Indiana, caught one pass for 10 yards ... One reception for a career-long 28 yards vs. Michigan State ... Three catches for 14 yards vs. Purdue ... Totaled a career-best 60 receiving yards on two catches at Minnesota ... One catch for nine yards and one rush for three yards vs. Central Michigan ... Career-high four catches vs. Illinois State for 36 yards ... Two special teams tackles at Vanderbilt.
2009: Contributed on special teams and as a reserve wideout ... Gained two yards on one reception vs. Penn State and recorded one special teams tackle ... Two catches for 12 yards against Indiana ... Set season bests at Michigan State with three catches for 31 yards, including a long reception of 16 yards ... Caught two passes for 20 yards vs. Miami (Ohio)... One tackle vs. Minnesota ... Recorded two special teams tackles against Towson and Eastern Michigan ... Sat out the Auburn game with an injury.
2008: Caught one pass for 10 yards against Ohio ... First career catch vs. Syracuse for 4 yards ... Also saw action on NU's special teams.
2007: Did not see action.
High School:Rivals.com All-Region, SuperPrep All-Midwest and Velocity/PrepStar All-Region wide receiver ... Ranked 20th among all players in SuperPrep Illinois player ranking and 26th among all players (second among wide receivers) in Rivals.com Illinois player ranking ... Ranked 50th-best safety (his high school defensive position) nationally by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. ... Named to Illinois High School Football Coaches Association all-state team ... IHSFCA Academic All- State team ... 2006 Chicago Sun-Times first-team All-City, Chicago Tribune special mention all-state and Champaign News Gazette special mention all-state ... Four-time All-Land of Lincoln Conference selection ... WFLD-TV FOX 32 Prep Star Athlete of the Week ... Registered some impressive statistics for his four-year career with the Raiders: 4,320 total yards, 62 touchdowns, 24 interceptions, 193 receptions and 234 tackles ... Caught 53 passes for 1,153 yards and 16 TD's his senior season ... Played receiver and safety all four years ... Team captain ... Helped the Raiders to a four-year mark of 31-13 with two consecutive state playoff appearances (2005-06) ... Robeson won first state playoff game in 11 years in 2006 ... Caught four passes for 80 yards and two TD's in 2006 playoff win .. Selected to play in Chicago Public Schools All-Star Game ... Also lettered in track (four years) and basketball (two years) ... Class valedictorian ... Ranked first out of 195 students ... NHS member ... First student-athlete from Robeson High to attend Northwestern on an athletic scholarship ... Coached by Fabray Collins.
Personal: Born Charles Demetrius Brown ... Son of Gloria Williams and Charles M. Brown ... Learning and organizational change major.