Bob Brown (offensive lineman)

  • Philadelphia Eagles (1964-1968)
  • Los Angeles Rams (1969, 1970)
  • Oakland Raiders (1971-1973)
  • 6 × Pro Bowl selection (1965, 1966, 1968-1971 )
  • 9 × All-Pro selection ( 1964-1972 ) 1 2 team
  • NFL 1960s All- Decade Team
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame (2004)
  • College Football Hall of Fame (1993 )
  • Back number 64 suspended on College

Robert Stanford "Bob" Brown ( born December 8, 1941 in Cleveland, Ohio), nicknamed " The Boomer ", is a former American professional American football player. He played in the National Football League ( NFL ) for the Philadelphia Eagles, Los Angeles Rams and the Oakland Raiders as an offensive tackle.

Playing career

College career

Bob Brown studied from 1961 to 1963 at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, for their football team, the " Nebraska Cornhuskers ", he played on the position of guards. In 1962, he moved in with his team in the Gotham Bowl. Opponents of the Cornhuskers was the team from the University of Miami, which was defeated by 36:34. In all three years of study, he was honored by his college because of his athletic achievements. In 1963 he was elected to the All- American.

Professional career

Robert Brown was drafted in 1964 by the Philadelphia Eagles in the first round in second place. In order to move him to a contract signing, he received from the team from Philadelphia a bonus payment of $ 100,000. Already in his rookie season, Brown was used as starters on offense the Eagles. Brown played here on the position of offensive tackles. Sporting successes could not celebrate Brown with his team. At his own request he was given in 1969 to the Los Angeles Rams, where he took over the protection of quarterback Roman Gabriel. This year, he managed to move into the play -offs, where early but failed because of the Minnesota Vikings with his team. 1971 Brown moved to the trained by John Madden Oakland Raiders. Brown took over the protection of the two quarterbacks Daryle Lamonica and Ken Stabler. In 1972 he moved to the Raiders in the Play Offs. After a 13-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team failed to qualify for the AFC Championship Game itself. 1973, Brown move in the only time in his career in a playoff. The AFC playoff against the Miami Dolphins but was lost with 27:10. After this game, Brown finished his career.


Bob Brown played six times in the Pro Bowl, the final game of the best players of the season. He was elected to the All-Pro nine times. He is a member of the NFL 1960s All- Decade Team in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame. His jersey number 64 is no longer awarded to the University of Nebraska.

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