Born on March 14, 1901
Indianapolis, IN
May 16, 1991.
Inducted On
July 20, 1985
Location Inducted
Terre Haute, IN
Region Number
Rose Hulman
Indianapolis Arsenal Tech
Received awards in football.
Butler University
Captain of football team as a junior; Captain's Letter as a senior; president of Junior Class.
Served as an instructor at several football clinics for high school coaches; in 1943, while there was no football at Rose-Hulman due to WW II, coached ISU's Navy unit students.
Wife, Alora (deceased); son, Philip (deceased)
Coaching Experience: Football coach at Marshall, IL, HS, with a 12-4 record; Washington College, Chestertown, MD, with a 4-10 record; Indiana State University, with a 6-2-1 record; coached football at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for 28 years, with a 99-109-7 record; also served as Director of Athletics during his time at Rose-Hulman, with no football teams during three years of WW II.

Coaching Honors: Two undefeated teams; named an "All-America Coach" by Cincinnati Enquirer 1930; coached two leading college scorers in nation; field at Rose-Hulman renamed "Phil Brown Stadium."

Outstanding Players Coached: Carl Heracovich and Eddie McGovern, half-backs, who led the nation in points scored in a single season, plus many others.