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Roger Lee Brown


Roger Brown

College Football Hall of Fame 2009

Date of Birth: May 1, 1937, in Surrey County, Virginia ( years old)


He is one of the Oldest Living Professional football players

Did you know?

Roger Brown was a member of the famed Fearsome Foursome along

with Deacon Jones, Merlin Olsen, and Lamar Lundy, which is often

considered one of the best defensive lines in NFL history.

He became a member of the Los Angeles Ram's 'Fearsome Foursome'

in 1967 when one of the group's original members, Rosey Grier, tore his

achilles tendon during a game and could no longer play.

He is best remembered for his performance in the 'Thanksgiving Day

Massacre' game against the Green Bay Packers in 1962 where he sacked

Bart Starr six times, including one for a safety.



1960 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1961 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1962 Detroit Lions (NFL)

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1967 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1968 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1969 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)


University of Maryland Eastern Shore