NFL legend and one of the greatest cornerbacks of all time, Willie Brown has died at 78. Brown was a ‘monster’ on the field during his illustrious 15-year NFL career winning 3 Super Bowls and making 4 Pro Bowls in addition to making the AFL All-Star team 5 times.
Brown boasted 54 career interceptions 39 of them with the Oakland Raiders.
After his NFL playing career, Brown became a defensive back coach with the Raiders from 1979 to 1988. Brown was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
He’s survived by his wife and 3 children.