Brown holds the record for total seasons leading the NFL in all-purpose yards (five: 1958–1961, 1964), and is the only rusher in NFL history to average over 100 yards per game for a career. All rights reserved.
 His number 32 jersey is retired by the Browns. However, Barry Sanders' father, William, was frequently quoted as saying that Jim Brown was "the best I've ever seen.  In this MVP season, Brown led all players with a staggering 17 touchdowns scored, besting his nearest rival, Baltimore Colts wide receiver Raymond Berry, by 8..
Brown also served as a color analyst on NFL telecasts for CBS in 1978, teaming with Vin Scully and George Allen. His football accomplishments at Syracuse garnered him a berth in the College Football Hall of Fame. His College Football listing was 6ft 2 height and a weight of 212 pounds. In 118 career games, Brown averaged 104.3 yards per game and 5.2 yards per carry; only Barry Sanders (99.8 yards per game and 5.0 yards per carry) comes close to these totals. In his senior year in 1956, Brown was a consensus first-team All-American. Brown appeared in some TV shows including Knight Rider in the season-three premiere episode "Knight of the Drones". Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.
He was sentenced to one day in jail, two years' probation, and a fine of $500. His average of 133 yards per game that season is exceeded only by O. J. Simpson's 1973 season. Celebrity Fan Photos and Agency Pictures of stars are © to their respective owners.
(1996) and Sucker Free City (2004) and played a defensive coach, Montezuma Monroe, in Any Given Sunday (1999). At the age of 84, Jim Brown’s height is 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) or approximately 1.88 meters or 74 inches. Brown was taken in the first round of the 1957 NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns, the sixth overall selection.  He was a subject of the book Jim: The Author's Self-Centered Memoir of the Great Jim Brown, by James Toback. In 1955, he finished in fifth place in the Nation Championship decathlon. , In December 1973, Brown proposed to 18-year-old Diane Stanley, a Clark College student he met in Acapulco, Mexico in April of that year. Brown had a change of pace with Kenner (1969) at MGM, an adventure film partly set in India where Brown plays a man who befriends a young boy. Shortly before the end of his football career, Brown became an actor, and had several leading roles throughout the 1970s.
He stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and a weight of 232 lb (105 kg).
, Brown retired in July 1966, after nine seasons, as the NFL's all-time leading rusher. Emmitt Smith averaged only 81.2 yards per game with a 4.2 yards-per-carry average.
* Selected to Pro Bowl, + First-Team All-Pro.
He was in 1987's The Running Man, an adaptation of a Stephen King novel, as Fireball, and had a cameo in the blaxploitation spoof I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988). For the same studio he starred as a sheriff in ... tick ... tick ... tick ... (1970) which was another hit.
He was also the first NFL player ever to rush for over 10,000 yards. (Full List), PFR HOF Monitor: 182.41 (2nd among RB, average HOF RB is 106.99), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Tuesday, November 3, 10:18AM. It was at Manhasset High School that he became a football star and athletic legend.
- most seasons leading the league in touchdowns (5) February 17, 1936 Considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time, Brown was a Pro Bowl invitee every season he was in the league, was recognized as the AP NFL Most Valuable Player three times, and won an NFL championship with the Browns in 1964. - most seasons leading the league in combined net yards (5), In 2002, The Sporting News selected him as the greatest football player of all time, as did the New York Daily News in 2014. In addition to his rushing, Brown was a superb receiver out of the backfield, catching 262 passes for 2,499 yards and 20 touchdowns, while also adding another 628 yards returning kickoffs. Join our linker program. The reaction was lukewarm.
His second film for the studio was Dark of the Sun (1968), an action movie set in the Congo where he played a mercenary who was Rod Taylor's best friend. As a junior, he rushed for 676 yards (5.2 per carry). The football team later retired his number 44 jersey. Brown appeared in The Grasshopper (1970), a drama for National General Pictures where he played an ex football player who becomes the lover of Jacqueline Bisset. In his professional career, Brown carried the ball 2,359 times for 12,312 rushing yards and 106 touchdowns, which were all records when he retired. His football accomplishments at Syracuse garnered him a berth in the College Football Hall of Fame. Or write about sports? James Nathaniel Brown (born February 17, 1936) is an American former professional football player, sports analyst and actor. He is in the Lacrosse Hall of Fame. , Brown followed it with Riot (1969), a prison film for MGM. - highest career rushing yards-per-game average (104.3)
Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. Brown broke the single-season rushing record in 1958, gaining 1,527 yards in the 12-game season, shattering the previous NFL mark of 1,146 yards set by Steve Van Buren in 1949.
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