Ruben Brown Named to College Football HOF

Ruben Brown had a tremendous career with the Buffalo Bills. The same can be said for his time with the Pittsburgh Panthers. Brown was named to the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame class.

Former Buffalo Bills offensive guard Ruben Brown was named to the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame class on Friday.

Brown played his college ball at the University of Pittsburgh from 1991-1994. As a member of the Pitt Panthers, Brown was a three time All-Big East selection. In his senior season, Brown was a unanimous selection to the First Team. Brown was also named a First-Team All American in his senior season. 

The Buffalo Bills selected Brown in the first round of the 1995 NFL draft (14th overall). Brown played nine seasons with the Bills and made the Pro Bowl for eight consecutive seasons (1996-2003). Following the 2003 season, Brown left the Bills to play for the Chicago Bears. He made the Pro Bowl in 2006 with the Bears and retired following the 2007 season.

Brown played and started in 181 games in his NFL career. During his career, Brown was a three time Walter Payton Man of the Year award recipient. He was named to Buffalo's 50th Anniversary Team in 2009.

Brown wasn't the only former Buffalo Bill to be named to the 2015 College Football Hall of Fame class. Former coach Dick Jauron and Art Still will also be members of the class. Jauron coached the Bills from 2006-2009. He compiled a 24-33 record with the Bills. Still played with the Bills from 1988-1989. He had six sacks during his time with the Bills and retired following the 1989 season.


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