Ex-USC Offensive Lineman Chris Brown Passes Away At 24

PASADENA, CA - JAN 2: A general view of the Rose Bowl stadium before the 103rd Rose Bowl Game between the Penn State Nittany Lions & the USC Trojans on January 2nd 2017 at the Rose Bowl.


Chris Brown, a former USC football player, has passed away at age 24.

The former offensive lineman, who went undrafted in 2019 before signing with the Los Angeles Chargers, passed away on Sunday.

No cause of death was given.

“Chris Brown, a standout lineman from USC and Loyola High, died Sunday, Trojans coach Clay Helton said in a Twitter post. Brown was 24. A spokesman for USC confirmed that Brown had died, although no cause was given,” according to¬†the Los Angeles Times.

Brown started all 14 games for the Trojans in 2017 when the team went on to win the Pac-12 championship.

“Heartbroken to hear the news that we lost Chris Brown today. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Brown family,” Trojans head coach Clay Helton wrote in a statement on Twitter.

“Chris meant so much to so many. Great person, player, teammate, and Trojan. God bless my friend. You are forever in our hearts.”

Our deepest condolences go out to Brown’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult and tragic time.

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