Theotis Brown

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Theotis Brown
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No. 27
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-04-20) April 20, 1957 (age 57)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35
Debuted in 1979
Last played in 1984
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 2046
Average per carry 3.7
Rushing touchdowns 30
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Theotis Brown II (born April 20, 1957) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League. He played for six seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Brown was raised in Oakland, CA and attended Skyline High School Skyline High School (Oakland, California). His locker mate during high school was the academy award-winning actor, Tom Hanks.[citation needed] Aside from football, Brown also played baseball at Skyline.

Nicknamed "Big Foot" and "Chocolate Thunder",[citation needed] Brown rushed for 2,914 yards (No. 7 all-time) as a UCLA Bruin from 1976–1978. He is the father of former UCLA cornerback Theotis "Trey" Brown, III. Brown has one daughter, Taylor.

On November 4, 2011, Brown was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.

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