Gary Brown (running back)
|Date of birth:July 1, 1969|
|Place of birth: Williamsport, Pennsylvania|
|College: Penn State|
|NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 8 / Pick: 214|
|Debuted in 1991|
|Last played in 1999|
As a Player
As a Coach
Career NFL statistics
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. Brown is the former running backs coach for the Cleveland Browns. 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. From 2006-2007, he served as offensive coordinator at Susquehanna University. In February 2008, he was named running backs coach at Rutgers University. Brown accepted a position with the Cleveland Browns in February, 2009, as the running backs coach on Eric Mangini's staff.
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|
|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|
- Stats that are BOLD show career high
- "Cowboys Make it Official with new RBs Coach Gary Brown". NBC DFW. February 12, 2013. Retrieved February 12, 2013.
- "Coaches: Gary Brown". Cleveland Browns website. Retrieved 2009-02-20.[dead link]
- Wes Brink. "Gary Brown joins Rutgers staff as running backs coach". Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-03-01.
- "Gary Brown to Cleveland Browns". Williamsport Sun-Gazette. Retrieved 2009-02-18.
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