Tolbert Brown

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Tolbert Brown
Alabama Crimson Tide
Position Halfback/End
Class 1927
Career history
College Alabama (1925–1927)
Bowl games Rose Bowl (1926, 1927)
High school Dothan
Personal information
Born: c. 1906
Dothan, Alabama
Career highlights and awards
  • National championship (1925, 1926)
  • All-Southern (1926)

Tolbert "Red" Brown was a college football player. He was the brother of Johnny Mack Brown.[1] Brown was selected All-Southern by some writers in 1926.[2]

Early years[edit]

Brown was a native of Dothan, Alabama, the third of nine children.[3] He was captain of the Dothan High football team in 1923.[4]

University of Alabama[edit]


Brown played at end, while his brother "Mack" played at halfback in 1925.[5]


  1. ^ "Johnny Mack Brown:star on the gridiron and silver screen". 
  2. ^ "Alabama Places 4 Men On Newspaper All-Southern Team". The Kingsport Times. November 28, 1926. p. 2. Retrieved July 6, 2015 – via  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Johnny Mack Brown". 
  4. ^ "Looking Back". p. 92. 
  5. ^ "1925".