Gary Brown was a former assistant coach of seven years. The Cowboys lost him on Sunday. The Cowboy Family also lost Dayne Haskins a few days ago. Brown died at the age of 52.
Gary Brown running back at Penn State, played eight seasons in the NFL. An eighth-round pick of the Oilers in 1991, Brown played five years in Houston, before finishing his career with the Chargers and the Giants.
Gary Brown Cause Of Death
Gary was in hospice care for the last few weeks. But he had significant health issues since leaving the Cowboys after the 2019 season. Because Of health issues he was recently reassigned to other duties.
Brown explained how he had decided to live despite being twice diagnosed with cancer. Gary said, “When you’re sitting by yourself and you’re alone and you’re thinking about what’s next, you really think about the things that could be taken away.
Not only football but your family and your friends. It’s going to do one of two things to you. It’s going to eat you up and you’re going to fold up and go into a corner and die, or you’re going to fight. My parents raised me to fight.”
After Jason Garrett was replaced as head coach in 2020, the Cowboys moved on from Brown as well. He eventually joined Wisconsin and coached the Badgers all of 2021 but health issues forced him to miss the Las Vegas Bowl in December.
What Happened To Gary Brown
He has passed away from his battle with cancer. He passed away tonight, after a courageous battle with cancer at 52. Gary was the epitome of the hometown hero. He loved Williamsport to the end. He never forgot where he came from. Always humble.