Clifton D. (Sonny) Brown is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He played with the Houston Oilers during the 1987 season and was a member of the 1985 National Champions Oklahoma Sooners. Brown was named the MVP of the Orange Bowl in 1985 that earned the Sooners a National Championship. He attended high school at Alice High School in Alice, Texas.
Due to the players strike, Brown played in only 2 games of the 1987 NFL season and recorded no stats.