Gary Brown (offensive lineman)

Gary Lee Brown (born June 25, 1971 in Amityville, New York) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Gary Brown
No. 68
Born:June 25, 1971 (age 47)
Amityville, NY
Career information
Position(s)Offensive tackle
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight288 lb (131 kg)
CollegeGeorgia Tech
NFL draft1994 / Round: 5 / Pick 148
(by the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Career history
As player
1994–1996Green Bay Packers
Career stats

Professional career

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Brown in the fifth round (148th overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft.[1] He was cut by the Steelers during final cuts in 1994.[2]

Green Bay Packers

Brown debuted with the Green Bay Packers and played three seasons with them from 1994–1996. During his 3-year professional career he played in 25 games, starting 5 of his 8 games[3] (including the first four)[4] for the Super Bowl XXXI Champion Packers in 1996,[5] although he was inactive for the Super Bowl.[6] He was almost suspended for substance abuse after a 1995 DUI but was only fined.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Gary Brown - Draft Year". football-players.pointafter.com. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  2. ^ "Cowboys Keep Coleman; Saints Cut Martin // Mickey, Brady, Blanchard Waived as League Makes Final Cuts". Tulsa World. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  3. ^ "Then & Now". archive.jsonline.com. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  4. ^ "Packers' best-ever emergency responders". Retrieved 2017-01-31.
  5. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BrowGa20.htm
  6. ^ The Ultimate Super Bowl Book. MVP Books. 2009-01-01. ISBN 9781616731137.
  7. ^ "Sports | NFL -- Packer Lineman Brown Fined, Not Suspended -- That's A Boost For Line Beset By Injuries | Seattle Times Newspaper". community.seattletimes.nwsource.com. Retrieved 2017-01-31.

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