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Baltimore Ravens safety training in Huntington

Parthenon photo by Bishop Nash Omar Brown lifts weights as he jumps while working out.
Parthenon photo by Bishop Nash
Omar Brown lifts weights as he jumps while working out.

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A Marshall University football alumus returned to Huntington in the offseason for three months to prepare for the upcoming NFL season.

Omar Brown, a safety for the Baltimore Ravens, has been training at the Hit Center on Fifth Avenue, trying to gain 12 pounds of muscle before traveling back to Baltimore for the 2014 training camp with the Ravens.

“It feels just like home,” Brown said. “As if I was still in South Carolina. I am just comfortable here. ”

Brown played for Marshall from 2008 to 2011. He finished his career with 288 tackles, nine interceptions, 29 passes defended and five forced fumbles. His best season was his senior season in 2011-2012 when he finished with 113 tackles, four interceptions, eight passes blocked and four forced fumbles.

Brown had a rookie year full of roster moves for the Ravens in the NFL. On May 11, 2012, Brown signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent…

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