Gary Brown (running back)
|Date of birth:||July 1, 1969|
|Place of birth:||Williamsport, Pennsylvania|
|NFL Draft:||1991 / Round: 8 / Pick: 214|
(Head Coach unless noted)
|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 to 2005. From 2006 to 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. On February 8, 2013, Brown was hired with the Dallas Cowboys as their running backs coach, where he currently is still coaching.
Note: GP = 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. Archived from the original on November 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-20.
- 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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