Fun Fact 2 Jim Brown is a famous American professional footballer and
actor. He is known across the world for his successful career and
outstanding sporting achievements.
Fun Fact 3: Jim Brown played football professionally for the Cleveland
Browns of the NFL. He had a nine year career which began in 1957 as a
running back; a position of the offensive backfield. NFL stands for
National Football League.
Fun Fact 4: Jim Brown's performance on the field has been so incredible
that Sporting News credited him in 2002 as being 'the greatest
professional football player ever'.
Fun Fact 5: Jim Brown is a tall man, his height measures 6 ft 2 inches
which is equivalent to 1.88 meters. His weight is approximately 232 lb.
Fun Fact 6: Jim Brown's parents were called Swinton and Theresa. His
father was a professional boxer and his mother was a domestic. Although
he was born in Georgia, he later moved to New York.
Fun Fact 7: Jim Brown attended a secondary school in New York called
Manhasset School. He played a variety of sports including baseball,
basketball, running track and football. The school recognized his
Fun Fact 8: Jim Brown continued his education at Syracuse University in
New York. He played American football and he became the team's 2nd
leading rusher. He achieved records for the university including the
most rushing touchdowns in one game and the highest season rush average.
Fun Fact 9: Jim Brown is a member of The Pigskin Club of Washington,
D.C., Inc. which was founded in 1938 and aims to improve relationships
between people interested in football.
Fun Fact 10: The following information provides an overview of Jim
Brown's career statistics: Rushing yards 12,312, Rushing average 5.2,
Receptions 262, Receiving yards 2,499.
Fun Fact 11: Jim Brown has earned many awards during his career in
American football including NFL awards for Rookie of the year in 1957,
MVP, Champion and Rushing Champion.
Fun Fact 12: Jim Brown is also a successful actor. His acting career
began in 1964 when he appeared in a movie called Rio Conchos as a
Buffalo Soldier. He has starred in many films since including The Dirty
Dozen, Pacific Inferno and Mars Attacks!
Fun Fact 13: Jim Brown received eight NFL Rushing Champion awards. He
earned these awards for eight consecutive years from the year of 1957.
Fun Fact 14: In 1971, Jim Brown was inducted into the Pro Football Hall
of Fame. This is a hall of fame in the United States for professional
football players. Only the most successful players are inducted.
Fun Fact 15: Jim Brown holds a number of NFL records including highest
career touchdowns per game average, most games with 4 or more touchdowns
in a career, highest career rushing yards per game average.