John Brown (offensive tackle)

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John Brown
No. 70, 74
Date of birth (1939-06-09) June 9, 1939 (age 77)
Place of birth Camden, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
College Syracuse
NFL draft 1961 / Round: 4 / Pick: 55
Career history
As player
1962–1966 Cleveland Browns
1967–1971 Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats

John C. Brown (born June 9, 1939) is a former American football tackle who played ten seasons for two National Football League (NFL) teams, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played tackle at Syracuse University alongside Ernie Davis.

Brown played high school football at Camden High School in his hometown.[1] His son Ernie Davis Brown also played football for Syracuse University as a tackle in the early 1990s. He played briefly for the Pittsburgh Steelers and married his college sweetheart.


  1. ^ profile, database Football. Accessed August 16, 2007.