Former UConn star running back and NFL first-round draft pick Donald Brown has signed with the New England Patriots, according to Peter Schrager of FoxSports.com.
Schrager was the first to report the signing via Twitter.
Brown, 28, has played seven seasons in the NFL, the first five with the Indianapolis Colts and the last two with the San Diego Chargers. In 88 games he has rushed for 2,829 yards and 18 touchdowns. He has also caught 120 passes for 1,066 yards and two TDs. In 2015 he played in nine games with the Chargers and rushed for 229 yards on 59 carries with one TD.
Brown was a first-round pick (27th overall) of the Colts in 2009. At UConn, he rushed for 3,800...