Brown, Jim

Brown, Jim

(James Nathaniel Brown), 1936–, American football player, b. St. Simon Island, Ga. A football and lacrosse All-American at Syracuse Univ., Brown became one of the greatest fullbacks in professional football history during his career (1957–65) with the Cleveland Browns. A durable player of exceptional power and quickness, Brown led the league in rushing eight times. Elected to both the Professional Football Hall of Fame and the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, he later pursued a career as a film and television actor. He also has been active in promoting black economic causes and working with members of youth gangs.

Brown, (James Nathaniel) Jim

(1936–  ) football player, movie actor; born in St. Simons, Ga. An All-American at Syracuse University in 1956, his combination of speed and power made him the National Football League's premier running back. He led the league in rushing in eight of his nine seasons, while setting records (since broken) for yards gained in a game, season, and career. In 1966, he retired to pursue a career in action-adventure films.
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Cotter named a 33-man squad earlier this week for next month's autumn Test series against Argentina, New Zealand and Tonga - and eyebrows were raised when he left out experienced performers such as Kelly Brown, Jim Hamilton, John Barclay and Max Evans.
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com)-- The world's most famous highway is the subject of a new documentary series to be shot this fall by a team led by Steve Brown, Jim Conkle, and Spelman Evans Downer.
Symposium participants include Magnum photographers Christopher Anderson , Bruno Barbey, Michael Christopher Brown, Jim Goldberg, Josef Koudelka, Alex Majoli, Susan Meiselas, Mark Power, Moises Saman, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Alec Soth and Chris Steele-Perkins.
With David Brown, Jim Allenby and skipper Jamie Dalrymple all struggling with the ball, Adams was finding the short Rose Bowl boundary with ease - notching up his 50 from just 34 balls, while the impressive James Vince kept up his end of the bargain with a variety of well-placed shots.
CONCERNS: Left to right, Nick Brown, Jim Cousins and Graham Eastwood, of airport staff union Unite
The panel will include Nancy Brown, Jim Hoot, Joe Frost, and Glen Thomas.
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Brian has played for Mary Hopkin, Roger Whittaker, Joe Brown, Jim Diamond and Monty Python and was of course lead guitarist with The Strawbs for 25 years.
Matthew Murphy, 15, has already gained an apprenticeship as a joiner, starting next month, while Craig Brown, Jim Doherty, David Robinson, all 16, and Danny Milner, 15, are also seeking employment in the trade.