Gary Brown (offensive lineman)

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Gary Brown
No. 68
Date of birth (1971-06-25) June 25, 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Amityville, NY
Career information
Position(s) Offensive tackle
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 288 lb (131 kg)
College Georgia Tech
NFL draft 1994 / Round: 5 / Pick 148
(by the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Career history
As player
1994–1996 Green Bay Packers
Career stats

Gary Lee Brown (born June 25, 1971 in Amityville, New York) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Brown in the fifth round (148th overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft.[1] He was cut by the Steelers during final cuts in 1994.[2]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Brown debuted with the Green Bay Packers and played three seasons with them from 1994–1996. During his 3-year professional career he played in 25 games, starting 5 of his 8 games[3] (including the first four)[4] for the Super Bowl XXXI Champion Packers in 1996,[5] although he was inactive for the Super Bowl.[6] He was almost suspended for substance abuse after a 1995 DUI but was only fined.[7]