Gary Brown, a longtime Dallas Cowboys assistant coach, passed away over the weekend.
According to an announcement from the team, Brown was in hospice care after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was 52 years old.
“Everyone who knew him, loved him,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in a statement. “He meant so much to the players he coached and the coaches he coached with. His love for family, football, and life was evident each day.”
“He continued to fight, and he never gave up. My family and the Dallas Cowboys family are heartbroken, and our love and support are with his wife, Kim, his daughters, Malena and Dorianna, and his son, Tre.”https://twitter.com/dallascowboys/status/1513343270516047874
Prior to his coaching career, Brown played eight seasons in the NFL for the Houston Oilers, San Diego Chargers, and New York Giants.
After coaching stints at the college level, Brown joined the Cleveland Browns coaching staff from 2009 to 2012 and ultimately landed with the Dallas Cowboys from 2013 to 2019.
Most recently, Brown was running backs coach for the Wisconsin Badgers.
Our deepest condolences go out to Brown’s family and friends during this incredibly difficult time.