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Redskins Hire Brown to Pro Personnel Post

The Redskins have named Morocco Brown to the position of director of pro personnel, the team announced on Tuesday.

Brown will be responsible for coordinating the advance scouting of Redskins opponents and the evaluation of all pro leagues for potential free agents and trade prospects.

"It's good to have Morocco back as a member of the Washington Redskins organization," executive vice president of football operations Vinny Cerrato said. "He has worked really hard and deserves this opportunity. His success and hard work have prepared him for this job."

Brown replaces Louis Riddick in the position. Riddick is no longer with the organization.

Brown spent the past seven seasons (2001-2007) with the Chicago Bears as assistant director of pro personnel.

Brown directed the advance scouting of upcoming AFC opponent and the Arena Football League.

"Morocco is an excellent addition to our organization and is very qualified to take on this responsibility," director of player personnel Scott Campbell said. "He has a great work ethic and is a very skilled talent evaluator. Morocco is very prepared to direct our pro personnel department."

Brown is in his second stint with the Redskins organization. He spent the 2000 season and 2001 offseason as an assistant scout with the club.

Brown's responsibilities included preparing weekly scouting reports, evaluating NFL prospects and managing free agent and draft prospect visits.

Brown originally entered the NFL as a scouting intern for the Indianapolis Colts in the summer of 2000.

He is a 1999 graduate of North Carolina State University, where he lettered in football for four years and served as team captain his senior season. He led the Wolfpack in tackles for three consecutive seasons and was twice named honorable mention All-ACC.

Brown earned a B.S. degree in parks, recreation and tourism with a concentration in program/sports management.

He is a native of Hampton, Va., where he attended Kecoughtan High School.

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