A 27th round draft pick from little Morgan State Rosey Brown made the Giants starting lineup as a rookie in 1953 and finished with a 13-year Hall of fame that included 6 All Pro Team selections. Named the the 1950s All Decade Team and the NFL's 75th & 100th Anniversary Teams as well.
Rosey Brown, NY Giants, NFL Hall of Fame Lineman
Giants Hall of Famer Rosey Brown as he appeared in 1964 exhibition game program. 1964 was Brown's 12th of 13 seasons in the NFL.
Roosevelt Brown, from a 1964 Tulane Stadium Program
Franks Gifford (#16) gets a big block from Roosevelt Brown (#79) as he carries outside against the Cleveland Browns. In 1959 Gifford made his last of 8 NFL All Pro Teams in his career when he tallied 1308 yards from scrimmage averaging 119 yards rushing and receiving a game.
Along with Rosey Brown and Frank Gifford we see Giants teammates Darrell Dess (#62) & Charley Connerly (#42) with Bob Gain (#79) and defensive back Jim Shofner (#44) on the receiving end of Brown's takedown.
Frank Gifford & Roosevelt Brown against the Cleveland Browns
Hall of Fame lineman of the New York Giants - 9 Pro Bowls and 6 All Pro Teams in his 12-year NFL career.
New York Giants Roosevelt Brown
From the early 1960s, the former 27th-round draft pick of the Giants had established himself as one the best NFL lineman of his time.
Roosevelt Brown Giants Offensive Tackle
With Big Rosey Brown out in front to block Giants runner Frank Gifford gets ready to turn upfield.
Rosey Brown Leads Frank Gifford | New York Giants
A battle between 2 of the NFL's biggest stars of the 1950s - Colts defensive tackle Eugene Lipscomb and Giants Hall offensive tackle of Famer Rosey Brown of the Giants.
Gene "Big Daddy" Lipscomb and Rosey Brown
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Giants Hall of Fame Lineman Rosey Brown
Rosey Brown Giants Offensive Lineman 1953 to 1965