Orlando Brown Jr. is a professional American football player who is currently a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). Brown was selected in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens and has since played for the Cleveland Browns and Las Vegas Raiders. Throughout his career, Brown has established himself as one of the best offensive linemen in the league and is widely regarded as one of the best pass protectors at his position.
Orlando Brown Jr. was born on May 23, 1996, in Duluth, Georgia to his parents, Orlando Brown Sr. and Rachael Brown. His father was a professional football player who played in the NFL for 11 years before retiring in 2005. Brown Sr. was selected in the third round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection.
Brown Jr. attended Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee, Georgia where he was a three-sport star in football, basketball, and track & field. He was rated by Rivals.com as a four-star recruit and was ranked as the No. 14 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 11 overall prospect in the state of Georgia.
Brown Jr. committed to play college football at the University of Oklahoma. As a freshman, he started all 13 games at left tackle and was named a Freshman All-American. He started the next three seasons at left tackle for the Sooners, earning All-Big 12 honors in each of his four seasons. He declared for the 2018 NFL Draft following his senior season.
Orlando Brown Jr. was selected in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He started all 16 games as a rookie and was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team. In his second season, he started all 16 games and was selected to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career.
In 2020, Brown Jr. was traded to the Cleveland Browns for a 2021 third-round pick. He started all 16 games for the Browns and was selected to his second Pro Bowl. Following the season, he was traded to the Las Vegas Raiders for a 2021 third-round pick and a 2022 fifth-round pick. Brown Jr. is currently a free agent.
Net Worth In 2023
As of 2023, Orlando Brown Jr.’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million. Brown has earned the majority of his wealth through his professional football career. He signed a four-year, $3.43 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens in 2018 and earned a $1 million signing bonus. In 2020, he signed a one-year, $3.25 million contract with the Cleveland Browns.
Orlando Brown Jr. has established himself as one of the best offensive linemen in the NFL. He has been selected to two Pro Bowls, named a PFWA All-Rookie Team selection in 2018, and earned All-Big 12 honors in all four of his seasons at the University of Oklahoma.
Despite being a free agent in 2021, Orlando Brown Jr. is expected to sign a lucrative contract with a new team for the upcoming season. He is one of the top offensive linemen in the NFL and is expected to command a high salary.