Jim Brown's Career Highlights

All-NFL: 1957 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1958 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1959 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1960 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1961 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1963 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1964 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY), 1965 (AP, UPI, NEA, NY)

All-NFL Second Team: 1962 (UPI)

All-Eastern Conference: 1957 (SN), 1958 (SN), 1959 (SN), 1960 (SN), 1961 (SN), 1962 (SN), 1963 (SN), 1964 (SN), 1965 (SN)

(9) – 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966

(at time of his retirement following 1965 season)

• [1st] Most Touchdowns, Career – 126
• [1st] Most Seasons Leading League, Rushing – 8 (1957-61, 1963-65)
• [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Rushing – 5 (1957-1961)
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Career – 12,312
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,863 (1963)
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 237 (vs. Los Angeles, Nov. 24, 1957; vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 19, 1961
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 2,359
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 305 (1961)
• [1st] Most Game 100 or More Yards Rushing, Career – 58
• [1st] Highest Average Gain Rushing, Career – 5.22
• [1st] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Career – 106
• [1st] Most Attempts Career, Combined Net Yards – 2,658
• [1st] Most Attempts Season, Combined Net Yards – 354 (1961)
• [1st] Most Attempts Game, Combined Net Yards – 39 (vs. Chicago Cardinals, Oct. 4, 1959)
• [1st] Most Combined Net Yards Gained, Career – 15, 459
• [2nd] Most Seasons Leading League, Touchdowns – 3 (1958, 1959, 1963)
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns, Season – 21 (1965)
• [2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,544 (1965)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 291 (1963)
• [2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 37 (vs. Chicago Cardinals, Oct. 4, 1959)
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Season – 17 (1958, 1965)
• [2nd] Most Touchdowns Rushing, Game – 5 (vs. Baltimore, Nov. 1, 1959)
• [2nd] Most Attempts Season, Combined Net Yards – 323 (1965)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns, Game – 5 (vs. Baltimore, Nov. 1, 1959)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Rushing – 3 (1963-1965)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 232 (vs. Dallas, Sept. 22, 1963)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Attempts Game, Combined Net Yards – 38 (vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 19, 1961)
• [3rd] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,527 (1958)
• [3rd] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 290 (1959)
• [3rd] Highest Average Gain Rushing, Season – 6.4 (1963)
• [3rd] Most Attempts Game, Combined Net Yards – 319 (1959)
• [3rd] Most Attempts Game, Combined Net Yards – 37 (vs. Chicago Cardinals, Oct. 12, 1958)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Games Scoring a Touchdown – 10 (1965)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 223 (vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 3, 1963)
• [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Games, Rushing Touchdown – 7 (1957-58, 1962-63)

Post-Season Records

• [2nd] Most Combined Net Yards Gained, Career – 420 (3 games)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 27 (vs. Baltimore, Dec 27, 1964)
• [Tied for 2nd] Most Attempts Game, Combined Net Yards – 30 (vs. Baltimore, Dec 27, 1964)

Browns’ records held by Brown at the time of his retirement following the 1965 season

• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Career – 12,312
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Season – 1,863 (1963)
• [1st] Most Yards Rushing, Game – 237 (vs. Los Angeles, Nov. 24, 1957; vs. Philadelphia, Nov. 19, 1961)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Career – 2,359
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Season – 305 (1961)
• [1st] Most Rushing Attempts, Game – 37 (vs. Chicago Cardinals, Oct. 4, 1959)
• [1st] Highest Average Gain Rushing, Season – 6.4 (1963)
• [1st] Most Consecutive Games, Rushing Touchdown – 7 (1957-58, 1962-63)
• [1st] Most Consecutive Games Without Fumble – 12 (1958-1959)
• [1st] Most Points, Season – 126 (1965)
• [1st] Most Touchdowns, Career – 126
• [1st] Most Touchdowns, Season – 21 (1965)

League Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965
Scoring Titles: 1958
Touchdown Titles: 1958

Team Statistical Championships
Rushing Titles: 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965
Scoring Titles: 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965

• 1960s All-Decade Team
• NFL’s 75th Anniversary Team
• All-Time NFL Team (selected in year 2000)
• 1957 Rookie of the Year (UPI, AP, SN)
• 1957 Most Valuable Player (AP, SN)
• 1958 Most Valuable Player (UPI, AP, NEA, SN)
• 1963 Most Valuable Player (UPI, NEA*, Maxwell Club)
• 1965 Most Valuable Player (UPI, AP, SN, NEA)
• AFL-NFL 1960-1984 All-Star Team (selected in 1985)
 

*Tie

Year Team W L T Division Finsish
1957 Cleveland Browns 9 2 1 (1st)
1958 Cleveland Browns 9 3 0 (1st tie)
1959 Cleveland Browns 7 5 0 (2nd)
1960 Cleveland Browns 8 3 1 (2nd)
1961 Cleveland Browns 8 5 1 (3rd)
1962 Cleveland Browns 7 6 1 (3rd)
1963 Cleveland Browns 10 4 1 (2nd)
1964 Cleveland Browns 10 3 1 (1st)
1965 Cleveland Browns 11 3 0 (5th)

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