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Bill Brown

William Dorsey Brown

Position: RB
Height: 5-11    Weight: 228 lbs.

Born: June 29, 1938 in Mendota, IL
High School: Mendota Twp.
College: Illinois   (school history)    (Brown college stats)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round (20th overall) of the 1961 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the New York Titans in the 6th round (45th overall) of the 1961 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 73 (500th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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Other SR Links: College Football at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details  · Last updated May 2, 2016 11:25PM
All-Time Rank: #434. Harry Schuh… #435. Warrick Dunn… #436. Sam Madison… #437. BILL BROWN… #438. Jay Hilgenberg… #439. Michael Dean Perry… #440. Fred Smerlas… 

Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1961 23 CHI 38 14 22 81 0 20 3.7 5.8 1.6 2 6 3.0 0 13 0.1 0.4 87 0 2 1
1962 24 MIN 30 14 34 103 0 15 3.0 7.4 2.4 10 124 12.4 1 29 0.7 8.9 227 1 1 2
1963 25 MIN FB 30 14 13 128 445 5 21 3.5 31.8 9.1 17 109 6.4 2 30 1.2 7.8 554 7 7 6
1964* 26 MIN FB 30 14 14 226 866 7 48 3.8 61.9 16.1 48 703 14.6 9 64 3.4 50.2 1569 16 9 16
1965* 27 MIN FB 30 14 12 160 699 6 40 4.4 49.9 11.4 41 503 12.3 1 47 2.9 35.9 1202 7 9 12
1966 28 MIN FB 30 14 14 251 829 6 33 3.3 59.2 17.9 37 359 9.7 0 56 2.6 25.6 1188 6 4 9
1967* 29 MIN FB 30 14 14 185 610 5 29 3.3 43.6 13.2 22 263 12.0 0 43 1.6 18.8 873 5 3 7
1968* 30 MIN FB 30 14 14 222 805 11 32 3.6 57.5 15.9 31 329 10.6 3 57 2.2 23.5 1134 14 6 13
1969 31 MIN FB 30 12 12 126 430 3 30 3.4 35.8 10.5 21 183 8.7 0 27 1.8 15.3 613 3 3 7
1970 32 MIN FB 30 14 7 101 324 0 18 3.2 23.1 7.2 15 149 9.9 2 17 1.1 10.6 473 2 3 6
1971 33 MIN fb 30 14 6 46 136 2 23 3.0 9.7 3.3 10 94 9.4 0 36 0.7 6.7 230 2 0 2
1972 34 MIN 30 14 0 82 263 4 19 3.2 18.8 5.9 22 298 13.5 4 76 1.6 21.3 561 8 4 6
1973 35 MIN 30 14 2 47 206 3 21 4.4 14.7 3.4 5 22 4.4 1 7 0.4 1.6 228 4 2 2
1974 36 MIN 30 14 19 41 0 11 2.2 2.9 1.4 5 41 8.2 0 21 0.4 2.9 82 0 3 1
Career 194 108 1649 5838 52 48 3.5 30.1 8.5 286 3183 11.1 23 76 1.5 16.4 9021 75 56 90
13 yrs MIN 180 108 1627 5757 52 48 3.5 32.0 9.0 284 3177 11.2 23 76 1.6 17.7 8934 75 54 89
1 yr CHI 14 0 22 81 0 20 3.7 5.8 1.6 2 6 3.0 0 13 0.1 0.4 87 0 2 1

Playoffs Rushing & Receiving

Games Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1968* 30 MIN FB 1 1 10 30 0 14 3.0 30.0 10.0 8 82 10.3 1 14 8.0 82.0 112 1 0
1969 31 MIN FB 3 3 26 91 0 10 3.5 30.3 8.7 6 51 8.5 0 20 2.0 17.0 142 0 1
1970 32 MIN 1 0 2 5 0 3 2.5 5.0 2.0 5 0 0
1971 33 MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0
1973 35 MIN 3 4 13 1 5 3.3 4.3 1.3 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.3 3.0 22 1 0
1974 36 MIN RB 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1
Career 12 4 42 139 1 14 3.3 11.6 3.5 4 15 142 9.5 1 20 1.3 11.8 281 2 2

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1961 23 CHI 38 14 4 54 0 19 13.5 141
1963 25 MIN FB 30 14 13 3 105 1 78 35.0 659
1964* 26 MIN FB 30 14 14 5 68 0 23 13.6 1637
1972 34 MIN 30 14 0 3 37 0 27 12.3 598
1973 35 MIN 30 14 2 3 35 0 18 11.7 263
1974 36 MIN 30 14 3 19 0 19 6.3 101
Career 194 108 21 318 1 78 15.1 9339
13 yrs MIN 180 108 17 264 1 78 15.5 9198
1 yr CHI 14 0 4 54 0 19 13.5 141

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1970 32 MIN 1 0 1 23 0 23 23.0 28
1971 33 MIN 1 0 1 17 0 17 17.0 17
1974 36 MIN 1 1 2 0 2 2.0 2
Career 12 4 3 42 0 23 14.0 323

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1961 23 CHI 38 14 0 2 1 0 0
1962 24 MIN 30 14 0 1 1 0 0
1963 25 MIN FB 30 14 13 0 7 2 0 0
1964* 26 MIN FB 30 14 14 0 9 4 0 0
1965* 27 MIN FB 30 14 12 0 9 3 0 0
1966 28 MIN FB 30 14 14 0 4 1 0 0
1967* 29 MIN FB 30 14 14 0 3 1 0 0
1968* 30 MIN FB 30 14 14 0 6 2 0 0
1969 31 MIN FB 30 12 12 0 3 1 0 0
1970 32 MIN FB 30 14 7 0 3 0 0 0
1972 34 MIN 30 14 0 0 4 0 0 0
1973 35 MIN 30 14 2 0 2 0 0 0
1974 36 MIN 30 14 0 3 1 0 0
Career 194 108 0 56 17 0 0
13 yrs MIN 180 108 0 54 16 0 0
1 yr CHI 14 0 0 2 1 0 0

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1969 31 MIN FB 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
1974 36 MIN 1 0 1 0 0 0
Career 12 4 0 2 0 0 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1966 28 MIN FB 30 14 14 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6
1968* 30 MIN FB 30 14 14 1 1 100.0 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.2 79.2
Career 194 108 1 2 50.0 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 1.5 3.0 0.0 56.2 0 0 1.50 1.50 0.0
13 yrs MIN 180 108 1 2 50.0 3 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 1.5 3.0 0.0 56.2 0 0
1 yr CHI 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1962 24 MIN 30 14 1 1 6
1963 25 MIN FB 30 14 13 5 2 1 8 48
1964* 26 MIN FB 30 14 14 7 9 16 96
1965* 27 MIN FB 30 14 12 6 1 7 42
1966 28 MIN FB 30 14 14 6 6 36
1967* 29 MIN FB 30 14 14 5 5 30
1968* 30 MIN FB 30 14 14 11 3 14 84
1969 31 MIN FB 30 12 12 3 3 18
1970 32 MIN FB 30 14 7 2 2 12
1971 33 MIN fb 30 14 6 2 2 12
1972 34 MIN 30 14 0 4 4 8 48
1973 35 MIN 30 14 2 3 1 4 24
Career 194 108 52 23 1 76 456
13 yrs MIN 180 108 52 23 1 76 456
1 yr CHI 14 0 0

Playoffs Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1968* 30 MIN FB 1 1 1 1 6
1973 35 MIN 1 1 1 6
Career 12 4 1 1 2 12

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1970 32 14 RB 59 51
1971 33 14 RB 35 73
1972 34 14 RB 104 33
1973 35 14 RB 47 67
1974 36 14 RB 8 123
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