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.