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Texas Tech assistant coach, ex-NFL player Brown dies

Updated: January 10, 2006, 10:33 PM ET
Associated Press

LUBBOCK, Texas -- Texas Tech assistant coach Dave Brown, who played for the Seattle Seahawks and other NFL teams for 16 seasons, died Tuesday of an apparent heart attack suffered while he played basketball on campus, the school said.

"Dave lived a great life that anyone could be proud of," Tech coach Mike Leach said in a statement. "He will be missed, but we are honored to have had the opportunity to know him."

Brown, who had coached the Red Raiders' secondary since 2001, would have ...

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