Hall of Fame Story - Tim Brown


Wide Receiver/Kick Returner/Punt Returner... 6-0, 195... Notre Dame... 1988-2003 Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders, 2004 Tampa Bay Buccaneers... 17 seasons, 255 games... Heisman Trophy Winner... Selected by Raiders in 1st round (6th player overall) of 1988 draft... As rookie led NFL in kickoff returns, return yards, and yards per return average... Led NFL in receptions, 1997... Set Raiders franchise records for receptions, receiving yards, and punt return yards... At time of retirement his 14,934 receiving yards were second-highest total in NFL history; 1,094 receptions were 3rd; and 100 touchdown catches were tied for 3rd... Also gained 190 rushing yards; 3,320 punt return yards, 3 fumble return yards; 1,235 kickoff return yards... Total of 19,682 combined net yards, 5th all-time at time of retirement... Scored 105 total touchdowns (100 receiving, 1 rushing, 3 punt returns, 1 kickoff return)... Voted to Pro Bowl nine times, 1989 and 1992 as kick returner, 1994 -98, 2000 and 2002 as a receiver... All-Pro choice as a kick returner, 1988... All-Pro wide receiver, 1997... Was named All-AFC as a kick returner, 1988, punt returner, 1991, and wide receiver, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997... Born July 22, 1966 in Dallas, Texas.