Brian Brennan

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Brian Brennan
Date of birth: (1962-02-15) February 15, 1962 (age 52)
Place of birth: Bloomfield, Michigan
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver
Height: 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight: 178 lb (81 kg)
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 1984 / Round: 4 / Pick 104
As player:
Cleveland Browns
Cincinnati Bengals
San Diego Chargers
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1983 Scanlan Award
Career stats
Playing stats at

Brian Michael Brennan (born February 15, 1962 in Bloomfield, Michigan) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He graduated from Brother Rice High School (Michigan).[1] He was a teammate of QB Doug Flutie at Boston College and played in 9 NFL seasons from 1984 to 1992 for the Browns, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the San Diego Chargers. For most of his NFL career, he would have QB Bernie Kosar throwing him passes.

In 2005, when Brennan and fellow Cleveland Browns broadcasters Bob Golic and Reggie Rucker were forced to buy time during a preseason game due to a lightning storm, the three achieved local stardom after a now-legendary on-air breakdown.[citation needed]

Brennan is currently an executive at Key Bank. His nieces are Haley Brennan and Brianna Brennan.

He has three brothers named Marty, James(Jim), and Charlie.

College Statistics[edit]

  • 1981: 37 catches for 726 yards with 3 TD
  • 1982: 12 catches for 305 yards with 3 TD
  • 1983: 66 catches for 1,149 yards with 8 TD


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