Corwin Brown hospitalized following police standoff

Corwin Brown, who was a defensive backs coach for the New England Patriots in 2010 has been hospitalized following a seven-hour standoff with a SWAT team at his home in Granger, Ind. He reportedly is in fair condition with at least one self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance at his residence near South Bend, Ind., and killed the power to his home during the tense situation. According to the Chicago Tribune, an adult female was struck in the head before fleeing the home with children prior to police arriving. After authorities arrived, they heard gunshots in the home.

Brown, 41, exited the home multiple times during the standoff. Police brought a former mentor of Brown’s to the home and per the report, he told Brown, “Be a Michigan man today. Step up to your obligations.”

Brown, who was an All-Big Ten performer for the Wolverines, played eight seasons in the NFL. He served as a defensive coordinator for the Irish under Charlie Weis.

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