Case 4

Jim Brown

Cleveland Browns Greatest Fullback

James Nathaniel Brown  (1936 -   )

 

Known as one of the greatest fullbacks of all time, Jim Brown had no struggle in adjusting to the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns in 1957. In his rookie season, he led the league in rushing yards with 942 and he captured the league’s Rookie of the Year award.

Jim surprised everyone and announced his retirement at age 30. He ended his Hall of Fame worthy career in 1966 with a total of 12,312 yards. He went on to star in fifty-three television series and movies after leaving football. Jim Brown was inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971,