Ray Brown (offensive lineman)
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|Date of birth:||December 12, 1962|
|Place of birth:||Marion, Arkansas|
|College:||Memphis / Arkansas State|
|NFL Draft:||1986 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201|
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Leonard Ray Brown Jr. (born December 12, 1962) is a former American football offensive lineman. Following graduation from Marion High School where he started at running back, he played college football for The University of Memphis and transferred to Arkansas State University where Coach Larry Lacewell converted him to an offensive lineman. It was as an offensive lineman that he made his career in the National Football League (NFL).
In the NFL, Brown played with the St. Louis Cardinals (His career started in 1986), the Washington Redskins, the San Francisco 49ers and the Detroit Lions. He announced his retirement January 14, 2006 after 20 seasons, the same day he started a playoff game for the Redskins. He is one of the oldest players to start a playoff game at the age of 43.
Brown was hired as offensive line coach for the San Francisco 49ers for the 2010 season.
Notes and references
- After 20 Years, Brown Calls End to His Career Washington Post
- "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
- Carolina Panthers profile
- Buffalo Bills profile
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference • Databasefootball.com
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