MLB Draft: 31st round in 2005 (Tampa Bay)
MLB Draft: 21st round in 2006 (Atlanta)
MLB Draft: 45th round in 2007 (Cincinnati)
An outstanding pitcher who could see action in the starting rotation or as LSU’s closer ... has a fastball that reaches 93 mph to go along with a curveball and a changeup ... possess tremendous control on the mound ... will have two years of eligibility remaining.
Spent two seasons at Meridian (Miss.) Community College ... posted a 5-4 record with a 2.58 ERA in 2007; in 54.1 innings, he recorded 19 walks and 57 strikeouts and did not allow a home run ... posted a 2-2 mark with a 2.44 ERA and two saves in 2006 ... recorded 26 strikeouts and eight walks in 22 innings ... also started 35 games at shortstop as a part of Meridian’s 2006 Mississippi state title team.
Earned all-state honors as a pitcher and shortstop at Hahnville High School ... helped lead Hahnville to two district titles ... a four-time all-district and all-River Parishes selection ... participated in the Louisiana High School All-Star Game ... compiled a 30-3 career pitching record, including a 10-1 mark with a 0.38 ERA as a senior ... coached by Mark Sims and Frank Cazeaux ... product of the same high school as former LSU safety and current Washington Redskin LaRon Landry.
Full name is Jordan Paul Brown ... parents are Royce Brown and Joan Bouvier ... has one older brother, Jason ... interests include hunting and fishing ... chose to attend LSU because he’s been a Tigers fans his entire life ... credits his parents and coaches as having the greatest influence upon his athletic career ... plans to major in general studies at LSU ... born July 1, 1986.