Long Beach High School Class of 2017 graduate Sam Brown is a recipient of the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame’s Golden 11 Award. The NFF recognizes athletes who demonstrate the highest values of character and sportsmanship and excellence in academics, as well as excellence in football. 

Only 11 football players in all of Nassau County were awarded this honor based on nominations from coaches. Sam is a stand-out athlete who has numerous accomplishments to his name and set several Long Beach High School football records which included:

the most passes attempted in a game (44)
the most passes attempted in a season (221) 
the most passes completed in a game (32)
the most passes completed in a season (107)
the most yards gained passing in a game (519) 
the most yards gained passing in season (2004)
the most touchdown passes in a game (7)
the most touchdown passes in a season (29)
the most points in a game (50)
the most points in a season (204).

A multi-sport athlete, Sam will play lacrosse at Binghamton University as he embarks upon his college career.