Status: Duke Commit - Class of 2010
Position: Middle Linebacker
Vitals: 6'2, 210lbs
Noteable: Brown began his high school career playing safety for Charlotte Catholic out of necessity. Before his junior season, Brown moved to strongside inside linebacker in Christian's 3-4 scheme. He ended the season with CISAA All-Conference honors after totaling 86 tackles, including 11 for a loss and two sacks, four forced fumbles, and an interception, which he returned for a touchdown. Even more significant, Christian won the NCISAA 11-Man State Championship.
Family Tree: Brown's father, Kelby Sr., played offensive guard for Northwestern, while his mother was an All-American basketball player for the Wildcats.
High School Game Highlights1:
Quotable: "I've got a great relationship with the coaching staff and with Coach Cutcliffe. He's down to earth and he really believes in what they are doing at Duke. He's got great goals for the program and I believe he's going to accomplish them. It's going to be fun to watch." -- Kelby Brown (Duke Lands 7th NC Commit)