Roosevelt Brown

Offensive Tackle

Roosevelt Brown

13 seasons
8 All-NFL selections
9 Pro Bowls




All-NFL selections


Pro Bowls
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"Glory? No, there’s not much glory in it. But there is self-satisfaction and we have to do with that. When the newspapers say somebody ran 50 yards to a touchdown and they don’t tell who made the blocks, it hurts a little.”

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(Morgan State)...6'3'', 255...Roosevelt Brown, Jr ... Black All-American at Morgan State, 1951-1952 ... Giants' 27th pick in 1953 draft ... Joined Giants as green 20-year old ... Quickly won starting role, held it for 13 seasons ... Excellent downfield blocker, classic pass protector, fast, mobile ... All-NFL eight straight years, 1956-1963 ... Played in nine Pro Bowl games ... Named NFL's Lineman of Year, 1956 ... Born October 20, 1932, in Charlottesville, Virginia ... Died June 9, 2004, at age of 71.