Jay  Brophy

Jay Brophy

Jay Brophy is a former University of Miami and NFL Linebacker. During Jay’s senior year at The University of Miami, he registered 133 tackles and helped lead Miami to its first Football National Championship with a 31-30 Orange Bowl win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Brophy earned first-team All-American honors from the Football News and second team selection by the Sporting News and United Press International. The Miami Dolphins selected him in the second round of the 1984 NFL draft. Brophy started nine games his rookie season including the 38-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XIX. He played two more seasons for the Dolphins, including an appearance in the 1986 AFC Championship Game against New England. In 1987, Brophy completed his NFL career with the New York Jets. From 2001-2003 Brophy was the Head Coach at St.Vincent High School in Akron Ohio where was LeBron King James high school football coach.