Colts Place WR-Anthony Gonzalez on Injured Reserve; RB-Andre Brown to Active Roster
INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Colts WR-Anthony Gonzalez has been placed on injured reserve for a left knee injury he suffered last Monday when being tackled out of bounds, the Colts announced Saturday. RB-Andre Brown has been moved from the practice squad to the active roster. A biography of Brown follows:
35 ANDRE BROWN Running Back 6-0 224 North Carolina State Free Agent-2010 1st Year with Colts, 1st in NFL Born: December 15, 1986
PRO: Signed as FA with Colts on November 6, 2010…originally was D4-09 choice (129th overall) by NY Giants…was waived on September 4, 2010…was claimed off waivers by Denver from NY Giants on September 5, 2010…was waived on September 15, 2010…signed to Denver practice squad on September 18, 2010…was signed as FA by Denver on September 21, 2010…was waived on October 16, 2010...was claimed off waivers by Colts from Denver on October 18, 2010…was waived on November 1, 2010…signed to Colts practice squad on November 3, 2010.
2010: Appeared in three games for Denver...played vs. Indianapolis 9/26, at Tennessee 10/3 and at Baltimore 10/10..was 2-(-1) rushing at Baltimore. 2009: Was placed on injured reserved by NY on 9/1 with Achilles injury.
COLLEGE: Four-year letterman who started 30 of 44 career games…was 523-2,539, 22 TDs rushing, 70-631, 2 TDs receiving and 17-20.1 KOR for career…ranks 7th in school history in rushing yards…started 13 games as senior…was 175-767, 7 TDs rushing and 29-309, 2 TDs receiving…started five games as junior…was 95-447, 5 TDs rushing and 25-194 receiving…started seven games as sophomore…was 124-658, 4 TDs rushing and 9-52 receiving…started five games as freshman…was 129-667, 6 TDs rushing and 7-76 receiving…rushed for 179 yards and one TD vs. Florida State…rushed for 248 yards, second-most in school history, vs. Southern Mississippi…had 279 all-purpose yards against Southern Mississippi, second-most in school history…majored in parks, recreation and tourism…attended Hargrave Military Academy in 2004.
PERSONAL: Full name is Andre Brown…born in Baltimore, Md….attended Greenville (N.C.) Rose High School…was named North Carolina's Associated Press Player-of-the-Year as senior…set state single-season record with 3,479 yards rushing, 12.2 yards per attempt, as senior…high school won Class 4A state title as senior…single…resides in Greenville, N.C.