Big Rosey. 9 Pro Bowls, 6 All-Pro Teams, Hall of Fame
The All American from Morgan State was not drafted until the 27th round of the 1953 NFL draft. Offensive Tackle Roosevelt Brown Jr. was the 321st player chosen that year but remained one of the league’s top offensive lineman for 13 seasons.
One of the Giant’s biggest draft day steals in team history he ended with 9 Pro Bowls and 6 All-Pro Team selections. In addition to those credentials he was selected to the 1950 Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Decade Team and the NFL 100 All-Time Team.
Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1975.