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Rod Brown (gridiron football)

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Role  American football player
Undrafted:  1985
Height  1.85 m

CFL status:  International
Weight  88 kg
Name  Rod Brown
Positions  Defensive back
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Date of birth:  (1963-10-06) October 6, 1963 (age 52)
College  Oklahoma State Cowboys football

Place of birth:  Gainesville, Texas

Rod Brown (born October 6, 1963) is a former American football defensive back who played two seasons with the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State University. Brown was also a member of the Denver Broncos and Dallas Texans.


College career

Brown played for the Oklahoma State Cowboys from 1981 to 1984. He was a consensus All-American in 1984 after recording fifty tackles, six interceptions, eight pass deflections, one sack and one fumble recovery. He also earned First Team All-Big Eight honors in 1984. Brown was named to the Oklahoma State Football All-Century Team by The Oklahoman in 1999.

Professional career

Brown spent the 1985 off-season with the Denver Broncos of the National Football League and was released by the team on July 25, 1985. He signed with the CFL's Ottawa Rough Riders in April 1987 and played in 32 games for the team from 1987 to 1988. He played for the Dallas Texans of the Arena Football League (AFL) during the 1993 season. Brown was tied for third in the AFL with seven interceptions.


Rod Brown (gridiron football) Wikipedia