Hall Of Champions
"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
Head Coach - Notre Dame
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
with the WPSYFL from 2000 through 2005.
The Brookline Knights won ten
championships with the WPMFL from 1974 through 1998.
League Championship Banners
Brookline Knights in the National Football League
Midgets champions boasted two future NFL players,
Gradkowski and Ray
Ventrone. Others to achieve
NFL status are Don Graham of the 1977 Midgets,
and Ross Ventrone of the 1998
The Ventrone Brothers - Once A Knight,
Always A Knight
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 in 2014 with the Pittsburgh
Steelers. Ross' NFL career
began in 2010 with the New England Patriots.
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 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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