Johnny Mack Brown
Class of 1969

Category: Football

Born: 8/1/1904
Died: 11/14/1974
Birthplace: Dothan, AL

Johnny Mack Brown was born just after the turn of the century and was reared in Dothan, Alabama. At the University of Alabama he was a star football player who helped the Crimson Tide to national prominence in the 1926 Rose Bowl. He scored twice on passes from Grant Gillis and Pooley Hubert to defeat Washington 20-19. The "Dothan Antelope" was known for multiple scoring performances and was All-Southern for 3 years. Johnny Mack went on to become just as bright a star in western movies as he had been in football. He was enshrined in the National Football Hall of Fame in 1957. He is deceased.

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