Pete Brown (American football)
Samuel Morris Brown also known as Pete Brown (December 19, 1930 – September 4, 2001) was a National Football League player for the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football for the Georgia Tech football team. He graduated from Rossville High School in Rossville, Georgia.
|Born:||December 19, 1930|
|Died:||September 4, 2001(aged 70)|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NFL draft||1953 / Round: 10 / Pick 118|
|1953–1954||San Francisco 49ers|
College Team: Georgia TechEdit
Brown was a member of two teams that went undefeated while he was at Georgia Tech - 1951 team that finished 11-0-1 - 1952 team that finished 12-0 sharing the national championship with Michigan State
NFL Career: San Francisco 49ersEdit
Drafted by the 49ers in 1953, Brown's NFL career was cut short due to a shoulder injury.
Brown served as a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve.
Awards & RecognitionEdit
SEC All Southeastern Conference, 1951 NCAA All-American, Football, 1952 NCAA National Championship Team Member, 1952 Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, 1974 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame inductee, 1990
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- Asher, Gene (2005). Legends: Georgians Who Lived Impossible Dreams. Mercer University Press.
- "Football in the Spotlight". Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
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