Daryl Brown Wins Daniel Allen Sportsmanship Award

May 2, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior strong safety Daryl Brown (Stone Mountain, Ga.), a member of the football team, has been selected as the recipient of the Daniel Allen Sportsmanship Award. The award was presented at the 54th annual Holy Cross Varsity Club dinner, held at the Hogan Campus Center on Satruday, May 2.

The Allen Award was established in 2005, and is presented to the Holy Cross varsity athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship that coach Allen exhibited throughout his life.

Brown was a second team All-Patriot League selection in 2008, after starting all 11 games and serving as the team captain for the defense. He tied for the team lead and ranked second in the Patriot League with three interceptions, while ranking fourth on the team with 61 total tackles. Over the course of his collegiate career, Brown totaled 120 tackles, five interceptions, four tackles for loss and four pass breakups.

Off the field, he was instrumental in the football team's involvement with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Massachusetts / Metrowest, and received the Dr. H. Martin Deranian Award for demonstrating outstanding loyalty and dedication to the program.