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.
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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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Sacha Groocock, Pete Muggleston, Rebecca Rumble, Lisa Morgan, Jason Malloy, Boston Rhodes, Ashley Murphy, Ashley Richardson, Sean Divitt , Adrian Payne, Jack Donnelly, Leon Ingram, James Haden, Jason Brown, Jim Inglis, Stewart Harbison, Luke Melling and James Atkinson all ran the London Marathon 2019 in aid of Meningitis Research Foundation in memory of Georgie.
The top 10 reads: 1st - Willie Maley, 34; 2nd - Billy McNeill, 31; 3rd - Jock Stein, 27; 4th - Bobby Lennox, 25; 5th - Jimmy Johnstone, 19; 6th - Bobby Murdoch, Alec McNair, 18; 8th - Jimmy McMenemy, 17; 9th - Neil Lennon, 16; 10th - Scott Brown, Jim Craig and Jim Young, 15.
| North East officials under the Dubai Marathon finish gantry, from left to right: Ron Hartridge, Michael Brown, Jim Scott, Mick Frazer, Keith Wiltshire and John Temperton
As a proud Englishman and for the good of the UK, I personally think that Alistair Darling's lacklustre performance underlines the need for the No campaign to deploy Gordon Brown, Jim Murphy and George Galloway against Alex Salmond.
The company also has access to a wide variety of quality designer fabrics such as Porter & Harding, Missoni, Colefax & Fowler, J Brown, Jim Dickens and Harrisons of Saville Row.
Joshua Tree, CA, May 05, 2014 --(PR.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.
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.
And Billy Brown, Jim Jefferies No.2 at Rugby Park, laid it on the line when he said: "This nonsense that you've got to play the Old Firm some time doesn't work for me.
The panel will include Nancy Brown, Jim Hoot, Joe Frost, and Glen Thomas.
Simon Davey, Simon Grayson, Gary Johnson, Steve Cotterill, Dave Jones, Alan Pardew, Geraint Williams, Iain Dowie, Neil Warnock, Phil Brown, Jim Magilton, Gerry Taggart, Jim Duffy, Ian Holloway, Paul Simpson, Mick Harford, Nigel Adkins, Bryan Robson, Brian Laws, George Burley, Tony Pulis, Adey Boothroyd, Tony Mowbray, Mick McCarthy.
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.