Tim Brown

Timothy Donell Brown was born on July 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas. Brown is a retired NFL wide receiver. Tim Brown played for the Oakland Raiders for 16 years, and during that time he became one of the National Football League’s most inexhaustible wide receivers of all time. The success that Tim Brown found while he was with the Raiders gained him the title of “Mr. Raider.” In 1984, Tim Brown started his college career at The University of Notre Dame. Brown’s three-year career at Notre Dame earned him the nickname “Touchdown Timmy.” The first year Brown played for Notre Dame he set the record for freshman receptions with twenty-eight that season. In his junior year, with 1,937 yards, he set the record for all-purpose yards. Brown made it to the College Football All-American Team two times, and in 1987 became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy. Tim Brown ended his Notre Dame career with 22 touchdowns, 137 receptions and 5,024 all-purpose yards, a record for the university. Brown retired with the second highest total receiving yards in the history of the NFL with 14,934 yards. Tim Brown is third in the league with 1,094 career receptions and 100 touchdown catches. In addition, Brown had a combined 19,682 net yards which, at the time of his retirement, placed him fifth among the all-time leaders of the NFL. During his career, Tim Brown scored a total of 105 touchdowns.