William Ferdie “Willie” Brown (December 2, 1940-) (CB) starred as a defensive end at Grambling University for four seasons from 1960-1963. Willie went undrafted but sign with Houston Oilers in 1963, though never playing a down for Houston as he was cut during training camp. Brown joined the American Football League’s Denver Broncos where he was inserted as a starter midway through his rookie campaign. Willie played cornerback for four seasons with the Broncos (1963-1966) before being traded to the Oakland Raiders where he spent the remainder of his career (1967-1978). With speed, mobility, agility and determination, Willie helped the Oakland Raiders win the 1967 AFL League Championship and Super Bowl XI over the Minnesota Vikings. Brown scored a touchdown of Super Bowl XI when he returned a 75-yard interception from Fran Tarkenton. Willie Brown was a five-time AFL All-Star Game selection and four-time NFL Pro Bowl selection and was named to five AFL of NFL All-Pro First Teams. Willie Brown finished his career with 54 interceptions adding 472 return yards and two touchdowns. He scored fourteen points on those two TDs and one safety in 204 career games. After his playing days ended, Willie spent time in the Oakland organization as a defensive backfield coach and a limited time in the front office. Willie Brown was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1984.