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Tom Brown
Date of birth: December 5, 1936 (1936-12-05) (age 73)
Place of birth: Albert Lea, Minnesota
Career information
Position(s): Defensive lineman
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1959 / Round: 9 / Pick 108
(By the Baltimore Colts)
 As player:
1961-1967 BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1962, 1963, 1964
Awards: 1960 Outland Trophy
1960UPI Lineman of the Year
1963 Most Outstanding Lineman
1964 Most Outstanding Lineman
1964 Jeff Nicklin Memorial Trophy
Canadian Football Hall of Fame
College Football Hall of Fame

Tom Brown (born December 5, 1936) is a former professional Canadian football player, and a former outstanding American college football player. He played collegiately at the University of Minnesota, and won the Outland Trophy in 1960 as the nation's best lineman. He played professional football with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League, and was made a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1984. Brown was inducted into College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

Preceded by
Mike McGee
Outland Trophy Winners
Succeeded by
Merlin Olsen


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