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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 (473rd overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler (fine print)

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

Bill Brown 1972 Touchdown Log

8 Touchdowns

4 Receiving, 4 Rushing, 1 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 76 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Vikings8
Rams3
Broncos1
Packers1
Redskins1
Saints1
Dolphins1
Road5
Home3
Sunday7
Monday1
2nd1
3rd4
4th3
3 or fewer yards5
4-9 yards2
30 or more yards1
Fran Tarkenton4

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1972-09-18 MIN WAS L 21-24 4 Receiving 4 Fran Tarkenton* Trail 14-24 Trail 21-24
2 3 1972-10-01 MIN MIA L 14-16 4 Rushing 1 Lead 7-6 Lead 14-6
3 5 1972-10-15 MIN @ DEN W 23-20 3 Rushing 1 Lead 9-7 Lead 16-7
4 7 1972-10-29 MIN @ GNB W 27-13 3 Rushing 1 Trail 3-10 Tied 10-10
5 8 1972-11-05 MIN NOR W 37-6 3 Receiving 3 Fran Tarkenton* Lead 20-3 Lead 27-3
6 10 1972-11-19 MIN @ RAM W 45-41 2 Rushing 1 Trail 3-17 Trail 10-17
7 10 1972-11-19 MIN @ RAM W 45-41 3 Receiving 76 Fran Tarkenton* Trail 17-20 Lead 24-20*
8 10 1972-11-19 MIN @ RAM W 45-41 4 Receiving 5 Fran Tarkenton* Lead 31-27 Lead 38-27