Larry Brown (tight end)

For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation).
Larry Brown
No. 79, 87
Position: Tight end, Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-06-16) June 16, 1949
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High school: Starke (FL) Bradford
College: Kansas University
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 64
Receiving yards: 908
Receiving TDs: 29
Games played: 89
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Larry Brown (born June 16, 1949) is a former American football player who played tight end and offensive tackle with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He played college football at the Kansas University, where he played on the ' 1968 Orange Bowl squad and was a teammate of future Pro Football Hall of Fame running back John Riggins and pro quarterback Bobby Douglass.

Brown played as a tight end from 1971–1976, and as a tackle from 1977-1984. During that time, he was one of twenty-two players to play in all of the first four of the Steelers Super Bowl victories (Super Bowl IX, Super Bowl X, Super Bowl XIII, and Super Bowl XIV). He was selected to the Pro Bowl 7 times, because he was an outstanding tight end.

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