Brown enters his second season as wide receivers, kick returners coach after serving as the running backs, kick returners in 2020. He joined the New England Patriots coaching staff in an NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship position in 2019.
Brown spent his entire 15-season career as a wide receiver with the New England Patriots after being drafted by the team in the eighth round (198th overall) of the 1993 NFL Draft out of Marshall. Brown is a three-time Super Bowl champion (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX), a five-time co-captain, earned Pro Bowl honors in 2001 and was given the Ron Burton Community Service Award in 2004. He is the team's all-time leading punt returner with 252 career returns and 2,625 punt return yards, ranks second all-time in receptions with 557 and ranks third all-time in all-purpose yardage with 11,053 total yards. Brown was inducted to the Patriots Hall of Fame in 2012.
Troy Brown was born on July 2, 1971, in Barnwell, South Carolina. He lettered in both football and track at Blackville-Hilda High School in Blackville, South Carolina, and majored in computer science at Marshall. Since retiring from football, Brown has also worked as a football analyst for NBC Sports Boston. Brown has three sons, Sir'mon, Saanjay and Skylar.