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Jake Brown


Events: Bareback rider
Born: 1/4/1990 Amarillo, Texas
Joined PRCA: 2009
PRCA Career Earnings: $343,450.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Current Residence: Cleveland, Texas

2016 world standings place: 12th
2016 WNFR standings place: 15th 
2016 WNFR earnings: $44,128 
2016 earnings: $120,282
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2016)
Education: Hill College (Hillsboro, Texas), Sam Houston State University (Huntsville, Texas) and Texas A&M-Commerce, degree in agricultural business

Professional
2016 Highlights
• Placed in four rounds and was injured for Rounds 8 and 9 of the Wrangler NFR to rank 15th in the average
• Won the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (Denver, Colo.)
• Won the New Mexico (Albuquerque) State Fair & Rodeo
• Won the Clovis (Calif.) Rodeo
• Won the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo
• Won the Southwestern International PRCA Rodeo (El Paso, Texas)
• Won the Guadelupe County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Seguin, Texas)
• Won the Los Fresnos (Calif.) PRCA Rodeo
• Won the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas)
• Won the Okeechobee Cattlemen's Spring Rodeo
• Won the Panola County Cattleman's Rodeo (Carthage, Texas)
• Won the Rose City Roundup (Tyler, Texas)
• Won the Jasper (Texas) Lions Benefit Rodeo
Career Highlights
• 2015: Won Round 6 at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper), the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.), the Western Stampede (West Jordan, Utah), Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg), the YMBL Championship Rodeo (Beaumont, Texas), the Elizabeth (Colo.) Stampede, the Cattlemen's Days Rodeo (Gunnison, Colo.), the Cowtown Pro Rodeo (Maple Creek, Saskatchewan), the Gerry (N.Y.) Volunteer Firemen's Rodeo, the Cherokee (Iowa) Chamber PRCA Rodeo, the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas) and the Big T Bash & Rodeo (Fairfield, Texas). Co-champion at the Lea County Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Lovington, N.M.), the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque), the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo and the Lakeland (Fla.) Pro Rodeo Classic. Finished 8th in the world standings with $147,551
• 2014: Co-champion at the Rodeo of the Ozarks (Springdale, Ark.) and the Bowie (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Won the Young County Rodeo (Graham, Texas), the PRCA Stampede Rodeo (Athens, Texas), the Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo (Altus, Okla.) and the Llano (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 65th in the world standings with $11,810
• 2013: Won the Texas Stampede Rodeo (Allen), the Kaw Valley Rodeo (Manhattan, Kan.), the Deep South PRCA Rodeo (Winnsboro, La.), the Wahoo (Neb.) Saddle Club PRCA Rodeo, the Eastland County Pro Rodeo (Ranger, Texas), the MH Henry Pro Rodeo (Bowie, Texas), the Alvarado (Texas) PRCA Rodeo and the Silverton (Texas) Buck Wild Days Rodeo. Finished 49th in the world standings with $16,063
• 2012: Won the Austin County Fair & Rodeo (Bellville, Texas) and the Big Spring (Texas) Cowboy Reunion; co-champion at the Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo. Finished 61st in the world standings with $8,985
• 2011: Won the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas) and the Young County Rodeo (Graham, Texas). Co-champion at the Raton (N.M.) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 63rd in the world standings with $10,207
• 2010: Won the Pasadena (Texas) Livestock Show & Rodeo, the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas) and the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show & Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas). Finished 64th in the world standings with $10,052
• 2009: Won the Brighton Field Day & PRCA Rodeo (Okeechobee, Fla.), the Goliad (Texas) County Fair PRCA Rodeo, the New England Wild West Fest (Marshfield, Mass.), the Mesquite Championship Rodeo-June 26 and the Montgomery County PRCA Rodeo (Conroe, Texas). Co-champion at the Helotes (Texas) Festival Association Rodeo and the Bryan (Texas) Breakfast Lions Club PRCA Rodeo. Finished 49th in the world and second in the Resistol PRCA rookie standings to Steve Peebles with $13,611
• 2008: Won the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton). Earned $2,716 on his permit

Amateur
Twice the Texas High School champion in bareback riding and won the Texas High School all-around title once. He qualified for the National High School Finals three years in a row, twice in bull riding and twice in bareback riding, winning the National Championship in bareback riding in 2008, his senior year. Qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo in 2012 

Personal
5-8, 165 … Single … Father, Paul, has been the rodeo coach at Hill College (Hillsboro, Texas) since 1990, and Jake has been an assistant coach there since 2012 … Mother, Traci; sisters, Randa, Tomile Rostockyj (her husband, Cody, is a PRCA bull rider) and Sage … Jake started riding calves and sheep when he was four years old, moved up to ponies at 11 and got on his first bareback horses at 15 … Graduated from Bynum (Texas) High School … Enjoys fishing and hunting … Travels with Bill Tutor … Serves as the PRCA Texas Circuit Bareback Riding Director … Favorite movie is The Cowboy Way with Kiefer Sutherland and Woody Harrelson … Favorite kind of music is 1990s country.

 
 
 
 
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