Chykie Jerrod Brown (born December 26, 1986) is an American football cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL draft. He played college football for the University of Texas at Austin.
He was named as an all-state high school standout in which included playing multiple positions safety, cornerback, running back and wide receiver in high school. He was a two-time all-district athlete where he earned three letters. He was selected to the first-team 5A all-state by The Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association in his Senior season in high school. He also was selected to the first-team all-district team. He finished high school with a total of 120 tackles, 10 interceptions, and 4 forced fumbles. In 2006, he graduated from North Shore High School (Galena Park Independent School District - Houston, TX)
He played at the University of Texas.
Brown was selected in the 5th round (164 overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.
In the 2011 season, Brown saw very little playing time and ended the year with seven total tackles and one pass defensed.
Brown saw slightly more playing time in the 2012 season, ending the regular season with 25 total tackles and 5 passes defensed. On January 12, 2013 Brown broke up a Peyton Manning pass intended for Eric Decker that Corey Graham returned for a touchdown. The Ravens went on to win the game 38-35 in double overtime and won Super Bowl XLVII 3 weeks later, earning Brown his first Super Bowl ring.
In the 2013 season, Brown mostly played on special teams and ended the year with ten tackles. He was released on November 4, 2014.
New York Giants
Brown was signed off waivers by the New York Giants on November 5, 2014. On September 5, 2015, he was cut by the Giants.
On February 8, 2016, Brown signed a future contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Bengals but was re-signed the next day. He was placed on injured reserve on November 28, 2016 after being carted off with a knee injury in Week 12.