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"The best thing I ever learned in life was that things have to be worked for. A lot of people seem to think there is some sort of magic in making a winning football team. There isn't, but there's plenty of work."


Knute Rockne
Head Coach - Notre Dame
(1918-1930)

2013 13-Under
2013 11-Under
2012 10-Under
2011 11-Under
2010 13-Under
2009 13-Under
2007 10-Under
2006 9-Under
2006 8-Under
2004 Twerps
2001 Twerps
2000 Midgets
1998 Midgets
1998 Mitey-Mites
1997 Midgets
1996 Midgets
1996 Termites
1990 Midgets
1990 Termites
1980 Twerps
1979 Termites
1978 Mitey-Mites


1998 Midgets


The Brookline Knights Championship Trophy Case



The Brookline Knights won eight Super Bowl titles as a member of the SSYFL from 2006 to 2013.
 



The Brookline Knights won three championships
with the WPSYFL from 2000 through 2005.
 



The Brookline Knights won ten championships with the WPMFL from 1974 through 1998.

Twenty-One League Championship Banners


 


Brookline Knights in the National Football League

Don Graham (NFL 1987-1989).
Member 1982 and 1986 Penn State
National Championship teams.   Ray Ventrone (NFL 2005-present)   Bruce Gradkowski (NFL 2006-present)   Ross Ventrone (NFL 2010-present)

The 1996 Midgets champions boasted two future NFL players,
Bruce Gradkowski and Ray Ventrone. Others to achieve
NFL status are
Don Graham of the 1977 Midgets,
and
Ross Ventrone of the 1998 Mitey-Mites.



The Ventrone Brothers - Once A Knight, Always A Knight

Ray Ventrone with the Cleveland Browns.
Ray Ventrone in 2011 with the Cleveland Browns. Since 2005, Ray has also played with the
New England Patriots and is currently a member of the San Francisco 49ers.


Ross Ventrone with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Ross Ventrone in 2014 with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ross' NFL career
began in 2010 with the New England Patriots.




Don Graham in 1987.
Knight Don Graham after being drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1987.
Graham was member of Penn State's 1982 and 1986 National Championship
teams. A linebacker, his NFL career lasted three seasons (1987-1989).




Brian and Joe Nicholas present a signed football
to Pittsburgh Steeler Bruce Gradkowski on October 20, 2013.
Brian and Joe Nicholas present a signed football to 1996 Brookline Knight champion, and
current Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback, Bruce Gradkowski on October 20, 2013.
Ironically, like Don Graham before him, Gradkowski was first drafted by
the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in 2006. Bruce has also played for the
Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.
 


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