A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Jerome Brown’s life was
cut short at the age of 27 in a tragic auto accident on
June 25, 1992 in his hometown of Brooksville, Florida.
A first-round draft pick out of Miami in 1987, Brown will
be remembered as a key figure on the Eagles’ legendary
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1991 defense – a unit that led the NFL in terms of fewest
yards allowed overall, against the run, and vs. the pass.
He capped that season by joining linemates Reggie White
and Clyde Simmons as starters in the Pro Bowl. Brown was
born February 4, 1965.
HALL OF FAME
DEFENSIVE TACKLE, 1987-91
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1996