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- Where is Brown now?
- How tall is Brown?
- How much money does Brown earn?
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Who is Larry Brown?
Larry Brown Jr. is a former professional American football cornerback in the NFL (National Football League) for the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders. He was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXX and played college football at Texas Christian University.
How Old Is Larry Brown?
He is 53 years old as of November 2022, having been born on November 30, 1969, in Miami, Florida, U.S. Larry shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Jorge Garay, Emily Skinner, Mychaelade, Ian Hecox, and many more.
Larry Brown Family
Who are Larry Brown’s Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Larry Brown Education
He received his high school education at Los Angeles High School. After high school, he attended Los Angeles Southwest College and then transferred to Texas Christian University.
Larry Brown’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he is married. However, his spouse’s name and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Larry Brown Kids
News on the internet shows that he has kids. A son by the name of Kameron, and another son Christopher Brown, who died in 1995, at 10 weeks of age after being born prematurely.
Larry Brown Career
An Early Career
He attended Los Angeles High School where he earned All-city honors in football and track. But after not receiving any scholarship offers, he went on and began his collegiate career at Los Angeles Southwest College as a running back. During his sophomore season, he was moved to cornerback and received All-league honors after tallying 61 tackles and 4 interceptions.
Moreover,m he practiced track. As a junior, he transferred to Texas Christian University and was named the starter at left cornerback, collecting 27 tackles, one interception, and one pass defense in the first five games, until being lost for the season with an ankle limited with injuries. As a senior, he regained his starter position, registering 75 tackles (5th on the team), 2 interceptions, and 10 passes defended (led the team). In a game against Oklahoma State University, he had 10 tackles. He then was invited to the Blue-Gray Football Classic in 1990, where he earned MVP honors after making 9 tackles and one pass defense.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Dallas Cowboys
He was selected in the 12th round (320th overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. Even though there weren’t many expectations for him at the start of the preseason, he surprised the coaches with his play even though he quit training camp for a few days because of personal reasons and had also a brief hospitalization that was thought to be appendicitis. He became the first Cowboys rookie to start at cornerback in the fourth game as he passed Manny Hendrix on the depth chart at right cornerback since Ron Francis in 1987. In the game, he posted 68 tackles (8th on the team), 2 interceptions, 18 passes defended (second on the team), one forced fumble, and was named to the NFL All-rookie team. He then recorded an interception in the second quarter in the Cowboys’ 52-17 win over the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVII.
In 1992, he played opposite Kelvin Smith, thus making them the youngest starting cornerback duo in the league. He had 61 tackles (sixth on the team), one interception, 11 passes defended (led the league), 5 special teams tackles, and one fumble recovery. The following year, he recorded 63 tackles and 11 passes defended (tied for second on the team). Whereas in 1994, he tallied 57 tackles, 4 interceptions (third on the team), and 12 passes defended (tied for third on the team). The 1995 season would be a great season for Brown as he recorded six interceptions, returning two of them for touchdowns and recording 47 tackles, en route to the Cowboys reaching and winning Super Bowl XXX, in which he earned MVP honors with two second-half interceptions which the Cowboys converted into two touchdowns to prevent a Steelers comeback.
A Career with the Oakland Raiders
After his Super Bowl MVP performance, he became a free agent immediately and used his award as leverage to sign a lucrative contract (five years, $12.5 million with $3.5 million guaranteed) with the Oakland Raiders on February 20, 1996. In 1997, he was demoted to a backup role and suspended for four weeks by the team for “conduct detrimental to the team”. However, he was waived on June 3, 1998, after being a disappointment and playing only 12 games (one start) in two years for the Raiders.
A Career with the Minnesota Vikings
On June 16, 1998, he was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Vikings. This was in order to help improve one of the worst secondaries in the league. However, he was limited by a hamstring injury and was released with an injury settlement on August 30.
A Career with the Dallas Cowboys
He returned to the Cowboys on December 2, 1998, in order to provide depth at cornerback. Overall, he finished out the season and career playing four games for the Cowboys that season. Upon his retirement, he had made 14 career interceptions which he returned for a total of 210 yards and two touchdowns. Moreover, he had two fumble recoveries.
Larry Brown Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 11inches (1.8m) and a weight of 83kg (183lbs).
Larry Brown’s Salary and Net Worth
His exact salary and net worth are not mentioned on the internet.