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January 30, 1985 | TOM HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
Before Reggie Brown ever dribbled a basketball or took a jump shot for Buena Park High School, Coyote Coach Ken Bell knew of his exceptional talents. Brown had gained a reputation as an outstanding athlete on the playground of Fullerton's Independence Park. He entered Buena Park with expectations of becoming the school's first four-starter and eventually a record-breaker. Also, he expected to grow about eight inches in four years because his older brother stood 6-feet 4-inches.
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August 23, 1998 | JENNIFER FREY, WASHINGTON POST
Reggie Brown was in his 10 a.m. calculus class when the frustration seized him with a frenzy. There was a quiz that day, and he had studied the night before, he really had. Still, his mind would not obey him. He looked at the first page and remembered nothing. He left it blank, turned the page, looked at the next page and felt the same empty sense of . . . nothingness. He got angry then.
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December 23, 1997 | From Associated Press
Reggie Brown's chances of recovery are good but his football career appears over. The Detroit linebacker had spinal neck surgery Monday after he was injured during a victory over the New York Jets that sent the Lions into the playoffs. He will wear a neck brace known as a halo the next three months. "The surgery to stabilize Reggie Brown's vertebrae has been completed and the surgery went well," team physician David Collon said in a release issued by the Lions. "His condition remains stable.
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January 17, 1998 | From Associated Press
Quarterback Doug Flutie, who has failed in two attempts to play in the NFL, has agreed to a contract with the Buffalo Bills. Bill spokesman Scott Berchtold said the team reached an agreement with Flutie late Friday afternoon. He will sign a contract sometime next week when he returns from a vacation in Hawaii.
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December 27, 1997 | From Associated Press
Barry Sanders is smart as well as quick. That's why he gives most of the thanks for his success to the Detroit Lions' offensive line. Recently, he has been thanking them a lot. Less than a week after joining the 2,000-yard rushing club, Sanders was chosen Friday as the Associated Press' NFL offensive player of the year. Sanders rushed for 2,053 yards this season, second only to Eric Dickerson's 2,105 in 1984.
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March 12, 1985 | Associated Press
Doug Williams threw three touchdown passes and Reggie Brown scored three times on short runs as the Arizona Outlaws beat the Jacksonville Bulls, 41-21, in a rain-plagued United States Football League game Monday night. Ahead 13-7 at halftime, Arizona turned a fumble recovery and a controversial reception into 14 quick points to seal its second win in three games. Jacksonville fell to 1-2 before a crowd of only 13,025 at 70,021-seat Sun Devil Stadium. There were 7,514 no-shows.
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December 24, 1997 | From Washington Post
Detroit Lion linebacker Reggie Brown suffered permanent damage to his spinal cord when he was hit in the head during Sunday's game against the New York Jets, Lion team physician David Collon said Tuesday. Brown can breathe on his own and has regained limited movement in all four extremities, but Collon said it is unknown whether Brown will walk again. Brown, 23, remains in stable condition at Detroit Henry Ford Hospital and is extremely weak.
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January 8, 1998 | RAJA MISHRA, DETROIT FREE PRESS
In a burst of vigor heartening to a city that has seen more than its share of wounded sports heroes, Reggie Brown sprang from a wheelchair and walked with a confident gait to the podium. "I'm OK. . . . and I will be back to normal," Brown said at a news conference at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital on Wednesday. Brown, the Detroit Lion linebacker who suffered a serious spinal injury during a Dec. 21 game, is making a stunning recovery.
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August 23, 1998 | JENNIFER FREY, WASHINGTON POST
Reggie Brown was in his 10 a.m. calculus class when the frustration seized him with a frenzy. There was a quiz that day, and he had studied the night before, he really had. Still, his mind would not obey him. He looked at the first page and remembered nothing. He left it blank, turned the page, looked at the next page and felt the same empty sense of . . . nothingness. He got angry then.
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January 17, 1998 | From Associated Press
Quarterback Doug Flutie, who has failed in two attempts to play in the NFL, has agreed to a contract with the Buffalo Bills. Bill spokesman Scott Berchtold said the team reached an agreement with Flutie late Friday afternoon. He will sign a contract sometime next week when he returns from a vacation in Hawaii.
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January 8, 1998 | RAJA MISHRA, DETROIT FREE PRESS
In a burst of vigor heartening to a city that has seen more than its share of wounded sports heroes, Reggie Brown sprang from a wheelchair and walked with a confident gait to the podium. "I'm OK. . . . and I will be back to normal," Brown said at a news conference at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital on Wednesday. Brown, the Detroit Lion linebacker who suffered a serious spinal injury during a Dec. 21 game, is making a stunning recovery.
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December 30, 1997 | RANDY HARVEY
Texas A&M defensive end Zerick Rollins remembers the pickup basketball games with Reggie Brown as much as he does playing football with him. "He used to bring his younger brother over from Austin to play with us," Rollins said Monday. "I guess his brother was about 13 the last time I saw him. Reggie would tell him, 'This is the game for you, basketball. You can get hurt playing football.' " Brown, a Detroit Lion linebacker, suffered a spinal injury Dec.
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December 27, 1997 | From Associated Press
Barry Sanders is smart as well as quick. That's why he gives most of the thanks for his success to the Detroit Lions' offensive line. Recently, he has been thanking them a lot. Less than a week after joining the 2,000-yard rushing club, Sanders was chosen Friday as the Associated Press' NFL offensive player of the year. Sanders rushed for 2,053 yards this season, second only to Eric Dickerson's 2,105 in 1984.
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December 24, 1997 | From Washington Post
Detroit Lion linebacker Reggie Brown suffered permanent damage to his spinal cord when he was hit in the head during Sunday's game against the New York Jets, Lion team physician David Collon said Tuesday. Brown can breathe on his own and has regained limited movement in all four extremities, but Collon said it is unknown whether Brown will walk again. Brown, 23, remains in stable condition at Detroit Henry Ford Hospital and is extremely weak.
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December 23, 1997 | From Associated Press
Reggie Brown's chances of recovery are good but his football career appears over. The Detroit linebacker had spinal neck surgery Monday after he was injured during a victory over the New York Jets that sent the Lions into the playoffs. He will wear a neck brace known as a halo the next three months. "The surgery to stabilize Reggie Brown's vertebrae has been completed and the surgery went well," team physician David Collon said in a release issued by the Lions. "His condition remains stable.
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November 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
Reggie Brown ran for 161 yards and scored four touchdowns as Fresno State snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday night with a 49-42 victory over San Diego State. The Bulldogs, 5-7-1 overall and 3-4-1 in the Western Athletic Conference, had not won a game since defeating Wyoming, 38-24, on Oct. 15. Brown, a junior from Detroit, scored on runs of three, 38 and eight yards and caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Richie Donati.
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December 30, 1997 | RANDY HARVEY
Texas A&M defensive end Zerick Rollins remembers the pickup basketball games with Reggie Brown as much as he does playing football with him. "He used to bring his younger brother over from Austin to play with us," Rollins said Monday. "I guess his brother was about 13 the last time I saw him. Reggie would tell him, 'This is the game for you, basketball. You can get hurt playing football.' " Brown, a Detroit Lion linebacker, suffered a spinal injury Dec.
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November 27, 1994 | From Associated Press
Reggie Brown ran for 161 yards and scored four touchdowns as Fresno State snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday night with a 49-42 victory over San Diego State. The Bulldogs, 5-7-1 overall and 3-4-1 in the Western Athletic Conference, had not won a game since defeating Wyoming, 38-24, on Oct. 15. Brown, a junior from Detroit, scored on runs of three, 38 and eight yards and caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Richie Donati.
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March 28, 1985 | ROSS NEWHAN, Times Staff Writer
A job expected to belong to Mike Brown, who never seemed to receive a chance to lose it, has been awarded to Reggie Jackson. Angel Manager Gene Mauch, clarifying his right-field situation Wednesday, implied that Jackson could play in the neighborhood of 130 games, which is basically full time. Jackson turns 39 on May 18. "If there's a connection between the way the man is hitting and the fact he's playing right field," Mauch said, "then damn right he's the right fielder.
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March 12, 1985 | Associated Press
Doug Williams threw three touchdown passes and Reggie Brown scored three times on short runs as the Arizona Outlaws beat the Jacksonville Bulls, 41-21, in a rain-plagued United States Football League game Monday night. Ahead 13-7 at halftime, Arizona turned a fumble recovery and a controversial reception into 14 quick points to seal its second win in three games. Jacksonville fell to 1-2 before a crowd of only 13,025 at 70,021-seat Sun Devil Stadium. There were 7,514 no-shows.
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