BROWN, PHIL

PHIL BROWN  (Deceased)

Inducted:  July 20, 1985 in Terre Haute, IN

Date of Birth:  March 14, 1901 in Indianapolis, IN 

High School Attended:  Indianapolis Arsenal Tech          Graduated:  1918

High School Honors:  Received awards in football.  

College Attended:  Butler University                                    Graduated:  1923

College Honors:  Captain of football team as a junior; Captain's Letter as a senior; president of Junior Class. 

Coaching Experience:  Football coach at Marshall, IL, HS, with a 12-4 record; Washington College, Chestertown, MD, with a 4-10 record; Indiana State University, with a 6-2-1 record; coached football at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for 28 years, with a 99-109-7 record; also served as Director of Athletics during his time at Rose-Hulman, with no football teams during three years of WW II.

Coaching Honors:  Two undefeated teams; named an "All-America Coach" by Cincinnati Enquirer 1930; coached two leading college scorers in nation; field at Rose-Hulman renamed "Phil Brown Stadium."

Outstanding Players Coached:  Carl Heracovich and Eddie McGovern, half-backs, who led the nation in points scored in a single season, plus many others.

Special Recognition:  Served as an instructor at several football clinics for high school coaches; in 1943, while there was no football at Rose-Hulman due to WW II, coached ISU's Navy unit students.

Family:  Wife, Alora (deceased); son, Philip (deceased)

Coach Brown passed away May 16, 1991.