“I began swimming when I was four years old,” Browner said in an interview with Texans Radio. “I was on a swim team at a local park. We were actually really good.”
A California native, Browner even went to the Junior Olympics and continued competing for his high school swim team, excelling in the 50-meter freestyle, 100-meter freestyle, and 100-meter breaststroke.
In the end, the practice squad player nicknamed “Brown Town” by
But if he had chosen swimming instead, there’s a good chance that “Brown Town” would have qualified for the Olympics.
“If I’d stuck with it, you probably wouldn’t have heard of Michael Phelps. I probably would have just blown him out of the water,” Browner said, smiling.