Cyron Brown

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Cyron Brown
No. 77
Position: Defensive end/offensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1975-06-28) June 28, 1975 (age 45)
Chicago, Illinois
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:280 lb (127 kg)
Career information
High school: Lane Tech (Chicago, Illinois)
College: Western Illinois
Undrafted: 1998
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:4
Career Arena statistics
Total tackles:64
Sacks:11.0
Passes defended:7
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Cyron DeAndre Brown (born June 28, 1975) is a former American football defensive end.

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Early life and college career

Brown played football and basketball at Albert G. Lane Tech High School in Chicago, Illinois, where he earned All-American honors in football and All-City honors in basketball. [1] He played football at Illinois for three years until transferring to Western Illinois in 1997. [1]

Pro football career

Undrafted in 1998, Brown was a member of the Denver Broncos from 1998 to 2002, primarily as a member of the practice squad. [2] [3] Brown won a ring as a member of the Broncos Super Bowl XXXIII championship team in 1998. [1]

In 1999, Brown was suspended for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Brown was the first Bronco to violate the policy. [4] The NFL reinstated Brown on June 10, 2001, and he spent the 2001 season on the practice squad. [3] The Broncos waived Brown on August 26, 2002 prior to the regular season. [5]

Brown played his later football career in the Arena Football League, with the Colorado Crush in 2003, Philadelphia Soul from 2004 to 2006, and Kansas City Brigade in 2007. [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-03. Retrieved 2010-11-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BrowCy20.htm
  3. 1 2 "Cyron Brown". Denver Broncos. Archived from the original on March 4, 2003. Retrieved November 8, 2020.
  4. "Broncos' Brown suspended for violating NFL drug policy". Associated Press. October 29, 1999. Archived from the original on June 22, 2011. Retrieved November 8, 2020 via CNNSI.com.
  5. https://media.denverbroncos.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2_Den_at_Chi_08_16_2003_Release.pdf
  6. "Cyron Brown". ArenaFan. Retrieved November 8, 2020.