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Isaiah "Bubba" Brown, Athlete- Football
. Isaiah "Bubba" Brown established a solid name for himself before he graduated from Oxnard High School in 1966. In high school, "Bubba" was one of the most gifted athletes ever to compete for the Yellowjackets. Not only was "Bubba" a great football player, but he excelled in track and field, specializing in the dashes and long jump. In football, "Bubba" was All-Channel League first-team as a junior and senior. In his senior year, "Bubba" was All-CIF first-team, and he played in the prestigious North-South Shrine Game.
"Bubba" enrolled at Ventura College in the fall of 1966. During his freshman year, his honors included: twice winning the Player-of-the-Week award, was a Golden Helmet Award recipient, and was All-Western States Conference first-team on Defense.
In his sophomore year, "Bubba" was selected Player-of-the-Week four times. He was also selected as Player-of-the-Year. Although "Bubba" missed 3 of the 9 games due to injuries, he led the Conference in scoring with 68 points. "Bubba" earned 1st Team All-W.S.C. honors on Offense, and he was selected as a J.C. All-American.
"Bubba's" accomplishments earned him a scholarship to play college football for Stanford University, where he was a starting tail-back. During his two years at Stanford, "Bubba" not only won All-Pac Ten honors two times, but he made the Coaches All-America Football Team in 1969. "Bubba" finished his college career by playing in the East-West Shrine football game in San Francisco, where he missed by one vote being named the game's defensive MVP.
In 1969, "Bubba" was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers; however, he decided to pursue business interests rather than pro football.
Currently, "Bubba" and his family reside in South Carolina. He is the Director of Human Resources for JW Aluminum Company in Charleston. He is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, and in his spare time his hobbies include freshwater aquariums and listening to jazz.