James Nathaniel Brown born February 17, is an American former professional football player, sports analyst and actor. He led the league in rushing yards in eight out of his nine seasons, and by the time he retired, he had shattered most major rushing records. In , he was named by The Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. Brown earned unanimous All-America honors playing college football at Syracuse University , where he was an all-around player for the Syracuse Orangemen football team. He also excelled in basketball , track and field , and lacrosse.
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A Pro Bowl invitee in each of his ten NFL seasons and two-time NFL Offensive Player of the Year , Sanders led the league in rushing yards four times and established himself as one of the most elusive runners in pro football with his quickness and agility. In , he was ranked by NFL Network 's NFL Top 10 series as the most elusive runner in NFL history,  and was also voted the greatest short player of all time as well as being placed 1 on the list of the greatest players never to play in a Super Bowl. Sanders played college football for the Oklahoma State Cowboys football team, where, as a junior in he compiled what is considered one of the greatest individual seasons in college football history,  rushing for 2, yards and 42 touchdowns in 12 games. He was awarded the Heisman Trophy as the most outstanding college player in the nation and was unanimously recognized as an All-American. Sanders was first inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in
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Jim Brown, one of the greatest football players of all-time, was born on this date in There are so many things to describe to Jim Brown. Fellow Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson agrees.
Jim Brown is just one of those impossibly handsome men. He looks like he was chiseled from a block of mahogany. My Uncle Mike was on the Syracuse team with him - said he was a real son of a bitch.