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Jim Brown

Jim Brown
NameJim Brown
Width216
Currentnumber32
CurrentpositionplainRunning back / Fullback
Birth DateFebruary 17, 1936(age 80)
Birth PlaceSt. Simons, Georgia
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight232
HighschoolManhasset High School
CollegeSyracuse
Draftyear1957
Draftround1
Draftpick6
Debutyear1957
DebutteamCleveland Browns
FinalteamCleveland Browns
Finalyear1965
Pastteams * Cleveland Browns (1957-1965)
Highlights * Rated #2 NFL Player of all-time by NFL.com as of 2009 season * Pro Football Hall of Fame (1971) * 9× Pro Bowl selection (1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965) * 8× First-Team All-Pro selection (1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965) * Second-Team All-Pro selection (1962) * NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team * NFL 1960s All-Decade Team * 3× NFL MVP (1957, 1958, 1965) * 3× UPI NFL MVP (1958, 1963, 1965) * 3× Pro Bowl MVP (1961, 1962, 1965) * Lacrosse Hall of Fame
HOF33
CollegeHOF50092
Statseason1965
Statlabel1Rushing yards
Statvalue112,312
Statlabel2Rushing average
Statvalue25.2
Statlabel3Rushing TDs
Statvalue3106
Statlabel4Receptions
Statvalue4262
Statlabel5Receiving yards
Statvalue52,499
Statlabel6Receiving TDs
Statvalue620
NflBRO483276

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James Nathaniel "Jim" Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football player who has also made his mark as an actor. He is best known for his exceptional and record-setting nine-year career as a running back for the NFL Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, he was named by Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. He is considered to be one of the greatest professional athletes the U.S. has ever produced.


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