Gary Brown (running back)

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Gary Brown
No. 33
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-07-01) July 1, 1969 (age 45)
Place of birth: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 8 / Pick: 214
Debuted in 1991
Last played in 1999
Career history

As a Player

As a Coach

Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 4,300
Average 4.2
Touchdowns 21
Stats at NFL.com

Gary Leroy Brown (born July 1, 1969) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the eighth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He is the running backs coach for the Dallas Cowboys.[1] Brown is the former running backs coach for the Cleveland Browns.[2] A 5'11", 230-lb. running back from Penn State, Brown played in eight NFL seasons for three different teams from 1991 to 1999.

Brown rushed for over 1,000 yards twice in his career. He did it with the Oilers during the 1993 season with 1,002 yards and with the New York Giants during the 1998 season with 1,063 yards.

After retiring from professional football following the 1999 season, Gary returned to Williamsport and was hired as an assistant coach at his Alma Mater, Williamsport High School, and at Lycoming College from 2003-2006.[2] From 2006-2007, he served as offensive coordinator at Susquehanna University. In February 2008, he was named running backs coach at Rutgers University.[3] Brown accepted a position with the Cleveland Browns in February, 2009, as the running backs coach on Eric Mangini's staff.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1991 Houston Oilers 11 8 85 10.6 39 1 2 1 0.5 4 0
1992 Houston Oilers 16 19 87 4.6 26 1 1 5 5.0 5 0
1993 Houston Oilers 16 195 1,002 5.1 26 6 21 240 11.4 38 2
1994 Houston Oilers 12 169 648 3.8 18 4 18 194 10.8 24 1
1995 Houston Oilers 10 86 293 3.4 21 0 6 16 2.7 7 0
1997 San Diego Chargers 15 253 945 3.7 32 4 21 137 6.5 27 0
1998 New York Giants 16 247 1,063 4.3 45 5 13 36 2.8 12 0
1999 New York Giants 3 55 177 3.2 28 0 2 2 1.0 1 0
Career Totals 99 1,032 4,300 4.2 45 21 84 631 7.5 38 3
  • Stats that are BOLD show career high

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cowboys Make it Official with new RBs Coach Gary Brown". NBC DFW. February 12, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Coaches: Gary Brown". Cleveland Browns website. Retrieved 2009-02-20. [dead link]
  3. ^ Wes Brink. "Gary Brown joins Rutgers staff as running backs coach". Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Gary Brown to Cleveland Browns". Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Retrieved 2009-02-18.