- Derek Brown (tight end)
Derek Brown No. 83, 86 Tight end Personal information Date of birth: March 31, 1970 Place of birth: Fairfax, Virginia Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Weight: 259 lb (117 kg) Career information College: Notre Dame NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14 Debuted in 1992 for the New York Giants Last played in 1999 for the Arizona Cardinals Career history Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1999 Receptions 43 Receiving yards 401 Touchdowns 1 Stats at NFL.com
Derek Vernon Brown (born March 31, 1970 in Fairfax, Virginia) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League. He was drafted 14th overall in the 1992 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, and the Arizona Cardinals. He was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 1995 NFL Expansion Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame and attended high school at Merritt Island High School.
Brown missed the entire 1995 season as the result of a hit from Denver Broncos safety Tim Hauck during a preseason game. He suffered bruised ribs, a collapsed lung and damage to his spleen and kidney. He was in the hospital for 10 days and in a wheelchair a few weeks after that.
- ^ "Derek Brown". databasefootball.com. http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=BROWNDER01. Retrieved 2008-07-17.
- ^ The San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/e/a/1998/08/13/SPORTS14265.dtl.
New York Giants first-round draft picksA. Lewis • E. Widseth • G. Karamatic • W. Neilson • G. Lansdell • G. Franck • M. Hapes • S. Filipowicz • B. Hillenbrand • E. Barbour • G. Connor • V. Schwall • T. Minisi • P. Page • T. Tidwell • K. Rote • F. Gifford • B. Marlow • J. Heap • P. King • L. Grosscup • L. Cordileone • J. Hillebrand • J. Looney • T. Frederickson • F. Peay • F. Dryer • J. Files • R. Thompson • E. Small • L. Jacobson • J. Hicks • T. Archer • G. Jeter • G. King • P. Simms • M. Haynes • L. Taylor • B. Woolfork • T. Kinard • C. Banks • W. Roberts • G. Adams • E. Dorsey • M. Ingram • E. Moore • B. Williams • R. Hampton • J. Bunch • D. Brown • T. Lewis • T. Wheatley • C. Jones • I. Hilliard • S. Williams • L. Petitgout • R. Dayne • W. Allen • J. Shockey • W. Joseph • P. Rivers • M. Kiwanuka • A. Ross • K. Phillips • H. Nicks • J. Pierre-Paul • P. Amukamara Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football 1988 Consensus National ChampionsJeff Alm | Derek Brown | Rodney Culver | Bob Dahl | Pat Eilers | Kent Graham | Donn Grimm | Tim Grunhard | Andy Heck | Raghib Ismail | Anthony Johnson | Scott Kowalkowski | Todd Lyght | Tony Rice | Rod Smith | Frank Stams | Pat Terrell | Ricky Watters | Chris Zorich
Head Coach Lou Holtz
Coaches Barry Alvarez | Vinny Cerrato | John Palermo | Jim Strong
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