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Former USC All-American Offensive Lineman Booker Brown Dies

Jul 28, 2022

LOS ANGELES--Booker Brown, an All-American offensive lineman at USC who was a member of the Trojans' 1972 national championship team and then played in the NFL, died on July 18 in Mojave, Calif. from natural causes.  He was 69.
Brown was a 1973 consensus All-American and lettered as an offensive lineman in 1972 and 1973 for the Trojans. USC was eighth in the final AP poll in 1973, and he played in the 1973 and 1974 Rose Bowls. Brown was a 1973 All-Conference first teamer and won USC's Lineman of the Year Award in 1973.
He was drafted in the sixth round of the 1974 NFL draft by the Oilers and played for the Chargers (1975-77), as well as in the World Football League.
After his playing days, he became the pastor of a church and created the Booker T. Brown Foundation which helps underprivileged children and families. 

Brown is survived by his wife Jackie. Memorial service details are pending.