Dec. 18, 2016
Former North Carolina Central football star Ty Brown has passed away
Former North Carolina Central University football player Ty Brown has passed away. The Newton Conover (NC) high school graduated played at North Carolina Central 2011-2014. Brown played linebacker and defensive end at North Carolina Central.
"Ty was a great man, teammate, and Eagle," said NCCU head coach Jerry Mack. "He was one of our leaders from the 2014 championship season. I will always remember Ty Brown as the ultimate teammate that would do anything for his brothers. My heart is heavy; he will truly be missed."
Ty Brown age 24 had been planning to go into law enforcement and had just passed his final examination in basic law enforcement. Brown was killed in an automobile accident. Brown had tryouts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers after playing at North Carolina Central.
Ty Brown's father, Danny Brown is a football coach at West Iredell high school in North Carolina. Danny Brown and I went to high school and played a year or two of football together. My condolences to the family and many friends of Ty Brown.