Antonio Brown back in school, taking online classes with Central Michigan

Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press
Published 1:28 p.m. ET Sept. 23, 2019
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USA TODAYAntonio Brown, the former All-Pro wide receiver who has been released from two NFL teams in the last month, is going back to school.Brown has re-enrolled for four online courses at Central Michigan, where he played three seasons and is the school’s all-time leading receiver, the school confirmed to NFL Network. Two of the classes began last weekAccording to a photo posted on Brown’s Instagram story account, his schedule has two other classes that begin Oct. 21. Brown, who demanded a trade out of Pittsburgh in the offseason after nine incredibly productive seasons, did not make it to the start of the season with Oakland before he was released, losing out on $30 million in guaranteed salary. He was quickly acquired by the New England Patriots, the defending Super Bowl champions. But after just one game, he was released on Friday, a day after a report accused him of intimidating a woman who was accusing him of sexual assault. Among Brown’s recent legal and professional troubles, he is being sued by a former CMU gymnast, Britney Taylor, for sexual assault. He has also been summoned to court in Miami-Dade County for a Tuesday morning deposition for the civil lawsuit against him for destroying a condo last year.NEW: Antonio Brown has been ordered by a Miami judge to appear for a deposition tomorrow morning at 9:30. The deposition, which will be videotaped, is part of a civil lawsuit alleging that he trashed a multi-million dollar condominium unit that he was renting in early 2018. pic.twitter.com/z26taU8zRH— Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) September 23, 2019Brown left CMU after three seasons and was taken in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL draft. He is the program’s all-time leader in career receptions (305) and receptions in a season (110 in 2009).On Sunday, Brown went on Twitter tirade, saying he was done playing in the NFL.AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext Slide