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Cleveland Browns

SPORTS FRANCHISE

The original Cleveland Browns football team was founded 1944, and named for its first coach, Paul Brown. Played in the All-America Football Conference, a new league that competed against the National Football League (NFL), winning AAFC championships in 1946, 1947, 1948, and 1949. Joined the NFL in 1950, and won NFL championships in 1950, 1954, 1955, and 1964. Relocated and renamed the Baltimore Ravens in 1996.

A new Cleveland Browns expansion franchise joined the NFL in 1999, and by league edict the first team's history and championships are deemed property of the current Browns.

Official Website:
http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/

Location:
Cleveland, OH

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alex Agase
Football
27-Mar-1922 3-May-2007 Head Coach at Northwestern, Purdue
Lyle Alzado
Football
3-Apr-1949 14-May-1992 Steroid-using defensive lineman
Doug Atkins
Football
8-May-1930   NFL Hall of Famer
Bill Belichick
Football
16-Apr-1952   Head Coach, New England Patriots
Jim Brown
Football
17-Feb-1936   Cleveland Browns RB
Paul Brown
Football
7-Sep-1908 5-Aug-1991 Coach and namesake, Cleveland Browns
Buck Buchanan
Football
10-Sep-1940 16-Jul-1992 KC Chiefs, Hall of Famer
Milt Campbell
Track and Field
9-Dec-1933   Olympic decathlete
Bud Carson
Football
28-Apr-1931 8-Dec-2005 Pittsburgh Steelers DC, 1972-77
Howard "Hopalong" Cassady
Football
2-Mar-1934   Winner, 1955 Heisman Trophy
Brad Childress
Football
27-Jun-1956   Former Head Coach, Minnesota Vikings
Monte Clark
Football
24-Jan-1937 16-Sep-2009 Detroit Lions Head Coach, 1978-84
Gary Collins
Football
20-Aug-1940   Former Cleveland Browns WR
Bill Cowher
Football
8-May-1957   Steelers Head Coach, 1992-2006
Romeo Crennel
Football
18-Jun-1947   Head Coach, Cleveland Browns
John David Crow
Football
8-Jul-1935   Winner, 1957 Heisman Trophy
Butch Davis
Football
17-Nov-1951   Former football coach, University of North Carolina
Willie D. Davis
Football
24-Jul-1934   Businessman, former football player
Len Dawson
Football
20-Jun-1935   KC Chiefs Quarterback
Joe DeLamielleure
Football
16-Mar-1951   NFL Hall of Famer
Ty Detmer
Football
30-Oct-1967   Heisman Trophy Winner, 1990
Weeb Ewbank
Football
6-May-1907 17-Nov-1998 Head Coach, Baltimore Colts and NY Jets
Jeff Garcia
Football
24-Feb-1970   NFL QB
Otto Graham
Football
6-Dec-1921 17-Dec-2003 NFL Hall of Famer
Ernie Green
Business
15-Oct-1938   Ernie Green Industries, Inc.
Forrest Gregg
Football
18-Oct-1933   NFL Hall of Famer, Coach
Al Groh
Football
13-Jul-1944   Head Coach, University of Virginia
Lou Groza
Football
25-Jan-1924 29-Nov-2000 With Cleveland Browns for 21 years
Paul Hackett
Football
5-Jul-1947   USC Head Coach, 1998-2000
Mike Holmgren
Football
15-Jun-1948   President, Cleveland Browns
Les Horvath
Football
12-Oct-1921 14-Nov-1995 Winner, 1944 Heisman Trophy
Rich Jackson
Football
22-Jul-1941   Former Broncos defensive end
Stan Jones
Football
24-Nov-1931 21-May-2010 Hall of Fame Lineman, Chicago Bears
Leroy Kelly
Football
20-May-1942   Cleveland Browns, Hall of Famer
Bernie Kosar
Football
25-Nov-1963   Former Cleveland Browns QB
Dante Lavelli
Football
23-Feb-1923 20-Jan-2009 Cleveland Browns Hall-of-Famer
Alfred Lerner
Business
8-May-1933 23-Oct-2002 CEO of MBNA, 1982-2002
Jamal Lewis
Football
29-Aug-1979   Cleveland Browns RB
Dick MacPherson
Football
4-Nov-1930   Syracuse Head Coach, 1981-90
Eric Mangini
Football
19-Jan-1971   Head Coach, Cleveland Browns
Jim Marshall
Football
30-Dec-1937   Minnesota Vikings
Mike McCormack
Football
21-Jun-1930   NFL Hall of Famer, coach
Tommy McDonald
Football
26-Jul-1934   NFL Hall of Famer
Art Modell
Football
23-Jun-1925 6-Sep-2012 Owner: Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens
Marion Motley
Football
5-Jun-1920 27-Jun-1999 Fullback, NFL Hall of Famer
Chuck Noll
Football
5-Jan-1932   Steelers Head Coach, 1969-91
Ray Perkins
Football
6-Dec-1941   NFL and NCAA head coach
Brady Quinn
Football
27-Oct-1984   Cleveland Browns QB
Andre Rison
Football
18-Mar-1967   Bad Moon Rison
Lou Saban
Football
13-Oct-1921 29-Mar-2009 Head Coach in AFL, NFL, and NCAA
Nick Saban
Football
31-Oct-1951   Head Coach, Alabama Crimson Tide
Rashaan Salaam
Football
8-Oct-1974   Winner, 1994 Heisman Trophy
Marty Schottenheimer
Football
23-Sep-1943   Former NFL coach
Jim Schwartz
Football
2-Jul-1966   Head Coach, Detroit Lions
Don Shula
Football
4-Jan-1930   Miami Dolphins coach
Tony Sparano
Football
7-Oct-1961   Head Coach, Miami Dolphins, 2008-11
Vinny Testaverde
Football
13-Nov-1963   NFL QB played for seven teams
Paul Warfield
Football
28-Nov-1942   NFL Hall of Famer
Ken Whisenhunt
Football
28-Feb-1962   Head Coach, Arizona Cardinals
Charles White
Football
22-Jan-1958   Winner, 1979 Heisman Trophy
Bill Willis
Football
5-Oct-1921 27-Nov-2007 Cleveland Browns, NFL Hall of Famer


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