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Allen Brown

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Allen Brown
Date of birth: (1943-03-02) March 2, 1943 (age 71)
Place of birth: Natchez, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s): Tight end
College: Mississippi
AFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 3 / Pick: 22
(by the San Diego Chargers)
NFL Draft: 1965 / Round: 3 / Pick: 38
Organizations
As player:
1966–1967 NFL.com

Allen Brown (born March 2, 1943) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers. He played college football at the University of Mississippi.

Playing for legendary coach John Vaught at Ole Miss, Brown earned three letters (1962–64) and served as co-captain of the 1964 Rebel team. He also earned first team All-America honors from the Associated Press, Time Magazine, and The Sporting News in 1964 and was a first team All-SEC selection in 1963 and 1964. He was inducted into Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989 and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2004, Brown was honored by the Southeastern Conference as an SEC football legend.

Brown was drafted by the Packers in the third round (38th overall) of the 1965 NFL Draft. He was also drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round (22nd overall) of the 1965 American Football League Draft. Brown had 2 sons that played at Ole Miss as well, Timothy Brown and Burkes Brown. He is currently retired in Louisiana.


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