Former Football Standout Gilbert Brown Entering Green Bay Hall Of Fame

July 18, 2008

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Former Kansas football standout Gilbert Brown will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame at the Hall’s 38th induction banquet to be held on Saturday, July 19.

Brown spent 10 seasons with the Packers from 1983-99, 2001-03 for the fourth longest tenure by a defensive lineman in franchise history. His 125 games with Green Bay, include 103 starts. He recorded 292 tackles in his career and was part of 15 playoff games, including Green Bay’s Super Bowl win after the 1996 season.

Brown lettered at Kansas from 1989-92, earning All-Big Eight Second Team honors as a sophomore and senior and Honorable Mention accolades as a junior. He also earned Academic All-Conference honors during his KU career.

Brown came to KU after a successful prep career at MacKenzie High School in Detroit, Mich.