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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 (63rd 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 Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #46. Don Maynard… #47. Willie Wood… #48. Chuck Bednarik… #49. WILLIE BROWN… #50. Charlie Joiner… #51. Charley Taylor… #52. Ernie Stautner… 

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 XPM FGM 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 XPM FGM 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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7 Frank Minnifield, Jerry Gray, Everson Walls, Louis Wright, Patrick Surtain, Nnamdi Asomugha, Roger Wehrli*, Kenny Easley, Charles Woodson, Cornell Green
8 Frank Minnifield, Everson Walls, Jerry Gray, Ty Law, Kenny Easley, Louis Wright, Hanford Dixon, Darrell Green*, Patrick Surtain, Terry McDaniel
9 Cliff Harris, Everson Walls, Nnamdi Asomugha, Louis Wright, Frank Minnifield, Cornell Green, Charles Woodson, Terry McDaniel, Darren Sharper, Joey Browner
10 Cornell Green, Jake Scott, Dave Grayson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Roger Wehrli*, Everson Walls, Charles Woodson, Joey Browner, Cliff Harris, Louis Wright
11 Chris McAlister, Ty Law, Charles Woodson, Dave Grayson, Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Darren Sharper, Sam Madison, Brian Dawkins, Cornell Green
12 Charles Woodson, Ty Law, Chris McAlister, Eric Allen, Aeneas Williams*, Darrell Green*, Dave Grayson, Roger Wehrli*, Lem Barney*, Charles Tillman
13 Ty Law, Charles Woodson, Brian Dawkins, Darren Sharper, Eric Allen, Louis Wright, Cornell Green, Lem Barney*, Roger Wehrli*, Paul Krause*
14 Ty Law, Darren Sharper, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Aeneas Williams*, Paul Krause*, Cornell Green, Brian Dawkins, Roger Wehrli*, Lem Barney*
15 Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Ty Law, Darren Sharper, Brian Dawkins, Darrell Green*, Aeneas Williams*, Cornell Green, Charles Woodson, John Lynch
16 Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Ty Law, Darren Sharper, Darrell Green*, Aeneas Williams*, Brian Dawkins, Cornell Green, Charles Woodson, John Lynch
Career Eric Allen, Ty Law, Paul Krause*, Darren Sharper, Aeneas Williams*, Cornell Green, Brian Dawkins, Darrell Green*, John Lynch, Jimmy Johnson*

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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All-Pro Teams