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Willie Brown

William Ferdie Brown

Position: DB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 195 lbs.

Born: December 2, 1940 in Yazoo City, MS
High School: Yazoo Training
College: Grambling St.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 108 (68th overall since 1950)
9-time Pro Bowler & 5-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1984

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 11, 2016 4:25PM
All-Time Rank: #73. Johnny Unitas… #74. Elroy Hirsch… #75. John Mackey… #76. WILLIE BROWN… #77. Isaac Curtis… #78. Dick Schafrath… #79. Ron Mix… 

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 AV
1963 23 DEN 24 8 1 0 0 0 0 2
1964*+ 24 DEN LCB 24 14 9 140 0 45 0 1 9
1965* 25 DEN LCB 24 14 2 18 0 18 0 6
1966 26 DEN LCB 24 14 3 37 0 31 0 5
1967* 27 OAK RCB 24 14 7 33 1 25 0 0 0 2 0 0 14
1968*+ 28 OAK RCB 24 14 14 2 27 1 27 0 14
1969*+ 29 OAK RCB 24 14 14 5 111 0 30 0 14
1970* 30 OAK rcb 24 8 7 3 0 0 0 0 6
1971*+ 31 OAK RCB 24 14 14 2 2 0 2 0 12
1972* 32 OAK RCB 24 14 14 4 26 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 0 13
1973*+ 33 OAK RCB 24 14 14 3 -1 0 -1 0 20
1974 34 OAK RCB 24 9 9 1 31 0 31 0 4
1975 35 OAK RCB 24 12 12 4 -1 0 0 0 8
1976 36 OAK RCB 24 14 14 3 25 0 22 0 7
1977 37 OAK RCB 24 14 14 4 24 0 18 0 8
1978 38 OAK db 24 13 2 1 0 0 0 0 2
Career 204 128 54 472 2 45 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 144
12 yrs OAK 154 128 39 277 2 31 0 0 0 4 0 0 122
4 yrs DEN 50 0 15 195 0 45 0 1 22

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
1967* 27 OAK RCB 2 2 1 2 0 2 0
1968*+ 28 OAK RCB 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
1969*+ 29 OAK RCB 2 2 1 15 0 15 0
1970* 30 OAK RCB 2 2 1 50 1 50 0
1972* 32 OAK RCB 1 1
1973*+ 33 OAK RCB 2 2 2 54 1 54 0
1975 35 OAK CB 1 0
1976 ❍ 36 OAK RCB 3 3 1 75 1 75 0
1977 37 OAK RCB 2 2
Career 17 16 7 196 3 75 0

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
1963 23 DEN 24 8 3 29 0 17 9.7 3 70 0 54 23.3 99
Career 204 3 29 0 17 9.7 3 70 0 54 23.3 99
12 yrs OAK 154 128 0
4 yrs DEN 50 0 3 29 0 17 9.7 3 70 0 54 23.3 99

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
1964*+ 24 DEN LCB 24 14 1 2
1967* 27 OAK RCB 24 14 1 1 6
1968*+ 28 OAK RCB 24 14 14 1 1 6
Career 204 128 2 2 1 14
12 yrs OAK 154 128 2 2 12
4 yrs DEN 50 0 1 2

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
1970* 30 OAK RCB 1 1 1 1 6
1973*+ 33 OAK RCB 1 1 1 1 6
1976 ❍ 36 OAK RCB 1 1 1 1 6
Career 17 16 3 3 18

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5 Ty Law, Earsell Mackbee, Leon Hall, Gill Byrd, Bill Simpson, Vann McElroy, Henry Jones, Lito Sheppard, Nate Clements, Ronde Barber
6 Ronde Barber, Fred Williamson, Patrick Surtain, Eric Wright, Robert James, Monte Jackson, Speedy Duncan, Kent McCloughan, Terrence McGee, Roger Wehrli*
7 Frank Minnifield, Charles Woodson, Jerry Gray, Everson Walls, Louis Wright, Roger Wehrli*, Kenny Easley, Patrick Surtain, Darren Woodson, Cornell Green
8 Frank Minnifield, Everson Walls, Jerry Gray, Kenny Easley, Charles Woodson, Louis Wright, Hanford Dixon, Darrell Green*, Terry McDaniel, Cliff Harris
9 Cliff Harris, Everson Walls, Chris McAlister, Louis Wright, Frank Minnifield, Terry McDaniel, Joey Browner, Darrell Green*, Roger Wehrli*, Cornell Green
10 Cornell Green, Dave Grayson, Roger Wehrli*, Everson Walls, Mel Blount*, Joey Browner, Cliff Harris, Louis Wright, Darrell Green*, Eric Allen
11 Mike Haynes*, Dave Grayson, Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Herb Adderley*, Aeneas Williams*, Louis Wright, Roger Wehrli*, Troy Polamalu, Darrell Green*
12 Mike Haynes*, Mel Blount*, Aeneas Williams*, Herb Adderley*, Eric Allen, Troy Polamalu, Charles Woodson, Darrell Green*, Dave Grayson, Roger Wehrli*
13 Mike Haynes*, Charles Woodson, Herb Adderley*, Mel Blount*, Ronde Barber, Eric Allen, Louis Wright, Aeneas Williams*, Roger Wehrli*, Paul Krause*
14 Herb Adderley*, Mel Blount*, Mike Haynes*, Aeneas Williams*, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Ronde Barber, Charles Woodson, Paul Krause*, Jimmy Johnson*
15 Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Mel Blount*, Darrell Green*, Ronde Barber, Aeneas Williams*, Charles Woodson, Mike Haynes*, Herb Adderley*, Jimmy Johnson*
16 Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Mel Blount*, Charles Woodson, Ronde Barber, Aeneas Williams*, Darrell Green*, Mike Haynes*, Jimmy Johnson*, Herb Adderley*
Career Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Mel Blount*, Ronde Barber, Aeneas Williams*, Charles Woodson, Mike Haynes*, Jimmy Johnson*, Herb Adderley*, Darrell Green*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams