Aaron Brown (defensive lineman)

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Aaron Brown
Aaron Brown 1964.png
Brown from the 1964 Gopher
No. 87
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1943-11-16)November 16, 1943
Place of birth: Port Arthur, Texas
Date of death: November 15, 1997(1997-11-15) (aged 53)
Place of death: Houston, Texas
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Port Arthur (TX) Lincoln
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1966 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6
Debuted in 1966
Last played in 1974
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played 88
Interceptions 1
Fumble recoveries 7
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Aaron Lewis Brown, Jr. (November 16, 1943 – November 15, 1997) was an American football defensive lineman born in Port Arthur, Texas. Brown played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1966 to 1972 and Green Bay Packers from 1973 to 1974. Brown is an alumnus of the University of Minnesota.

Brown was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with their first round selection in the 1966 American Football League Draft and later that year Brown participated in the first AFL-NFL World Championship game with the team (later known as the Super Bowl). Three years later, Brown was on the 1969 Chiefs' team that won the final AFL-NFL World Championship.

He died on November 15, 1997 in Houston, Texas when struck from behind by a motorist after walking home.[1]

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