Thomas Brown joined the Georgia staff as an assistant strength and conditioning coach in January 2011 after spending three years in the National Football League. A four-year letterman for the Bulldogs from 2004-2007, Brown was drafted in 2008 by the Atlanta Falcons, where he spent two years before playing for the Cleveland Browns for one season.
Brown became the strongest pound-for-pound football player in the history of Georgia football during his playing career, and he holds the running back squat and power clean records.
A native of Tucker, Ga., and graduate of Tucker High School, Brown finished his career at Georgia with 2,646 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns on 529 carries. His best game came against Ole Miss in 2007 when he rushed for 180 yards. Brown was elected by his teammates as a permanent offensive team captain in 2007.
During his career, Brown helped guide the Bulldogs to a 40-11 record, the 2005 SEC Championship and two Bowl Championship Series game appearances, including a win in the 2008 Sugar Bowl.
Brown was named Freshman All-SEC in 2004 after he totaled 1,043 all-purpose yards. In addition, he was named Georgia's Offensive Newcomer of the Year and was the recipient of the team's Victors Club Award.
As a senior in 2007, Brown amassed 1,196 all-purpose yards despite missing three games with an injury. He graduated from UGA with a degree in Speech Communication in December, 2007, and was taken in the sixth round of the 2008 Draft by Atlanta.
Brown and his wife, Jessica, have two children - Orlando and Tyson.