James Nathaniel Brown is a former American football fullback, sports analyst and actor. He played for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League from through In his professional career, Brown carried the ball 2, times for 12, rushing yards and touchdowns, which were all records when he retired. Jim Brown's Stats. Rushing. Receiving. Year. Team. G. Att. Yds. Avg. TD. Rec. Yds. Avg. TD. , Cleveland. 9. 1. His 12, rushing yards and 15, combined net yards put him in a then-class by himself. Jim was a unanimous first-team All-NFL pick eight times, through. Jim Brown: Pos: FB, Career: G, TD (10th), Yds (11th), Y/A (7th), 3xMVP, 8xAll-Pro(1st), 9xProBowl, Browns , 8x Yds Leader. Jim Brown is to running backs what Superman is to cartoon heroes. only nine seasons for the Cleveland Browns -- and led the NFL in rushing eight times. Jim Brown, outstanding American professional gridiron football player who era and is considered one of the best running backs of all time. Considered the greatest back of all time, Brown played nine seasons with the Cleveland Browns and was a nine-time Pro Bowler, nine-time All-Pro. We're moving down to No. 59, which highlights one of Jim Brown's all-time greatest games against one of the sport's all-time greatest players. The fullback burst past Washington defensive back Jim Steffen, Jim Brown was the NFL's all-time leader rushing yardage and touchdowns.