John Lee Brewer, Jr.


High School Career

Redwood High School (1952-1955)

• 15 letters: football (5), basketball (4), baseball (3), and track (3)


College Career

Ole Miss (1956-1960)

• All SEC (’57, ‘59, ‘60)

• Sugar Bowl Champions (’58, ‘60, ‘61)

• National Champions, Football Writers Association of America (’59)

• SEC Best Offensive Lineman, Birmingham News (’59)

• SEC Team of the Decade (’59)

• All South Team (’60)

• First Team All American, Kodak, ABC Sports, Police Gazette (’60)

• Selected for three College All Star games (’61)


Pro Football Career

Cleveland Browns (1961-1967)

• 4th round draft choice (’61)

• All Pro Rookie Team (’61)

• NFL Eastern Conference Champions (’64, ‘65)

• NFL Champions (’64)

• Cleveland’s Most Valuable Defensive Player (’66)

• Pro Bowl (’66)

New Orleans Saints (1968-1970)


Hall of Fame Memberships

• Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (1991)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2004)


Did You Know?

Johnny Brewer never missed a regular season NFL game during his 10-year career. He was so well-regarded in his hometown, Johnny was elected Election Commissioner in Warren County, MS.

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