Patriots Sign Former Brown Star Buddy Farnham

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Patriots have signed

former Brown wide receiver Buddy Farnham as a rookie free agent.

The 185-pound Farnham was selected co-Ivy League Player of the

Year after finishing the season with 74 catches for 1,003 yards.

Farnham's 229 career receptions rank sixth in Ivy League

history, and his 2,895 yards are seventh.

The team announced the deal Monday.