Brown, a red shirt junior therapeutic recreation major, is expected to be out eight months.
Brown started three games last season and had 38 tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception. In 2013, Brown managed to play every game and helped Ole Miss to a win in the Music City Bowl. In 2012, Brown contributed to the Ole Miss defense with a 17 tackles on the season and a win over Pitt in the BBVA Compass Bowl.
As a senior at Winona High, Brown ran for 2,173 yards and 28 touchdowns he also posted 61 tackles, eight interceptions and forced three fumbles on defense.
Brown, who had surgery three weeks ago, said he wanted to thank everyone for showing their support of him since his injury.
"I'm just keeping a positive outlook on things and going along with therapy," Brown said. "I'll be ready for next season."