Eddie Brown (arena football)

Eddie Brown (born October 2, 1969), nicknamed "Touchdown Eddie Brown", is a former arena football offensive specialist who played for the Albany/Indiana Firebirds of the Arena Football League (AFL) from 1994 to 2003. He played college football at Louisiana Tech.

Eddie Brown
No. 17
Position:Offensive specialist
Personal information
Born: (1969-10-02) October 2, 1969 (age 51)
Miami, Florida
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
College:Louisiana Tech
Undrafted:1991
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:950
Rec. Yards:12,736
Rec. Touchdowns:303
Rush Att-Rush Yards-Rush TDs:89-213-32
KR-KR Yards-KR TDs:166-2,756-9
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Professional careerEdit

Brown played for the Albany Firebirds from 1994 until 2001, and moved with the franchise to Indianapolis, Indiana where he played for three more seasons until 2003. In January 2006, as the AFL celebrated its 20th anniversary, Brown was voted the best player in league history.[1][2] On August 12, 2011, Brown was named as an inductee into the AFL Hall of Fame.

Personal lifeEdit

Brown is the father of NFL All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "'Touchdown' Eddie Brown tops Arena top 20 list". ESPN.com. Associated Press. 2006-01-18.
  2. ^ a b "Eddie Brown voted best ever Arena player". Boston.com. 2006-01-18.[dead link]
  3. ^ Greg Bishop, "Receiver Brown Making Key Plays for Steelers", The New York Times, Feb. 1, 2011.

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