|Role American football player|
Height 1.85 m
|CFL status: International|
Weight 88 kg
Name Rod Brown
Positions Defensive back
|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.
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.
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.