Why He's Tough: After leaving Syracuse as an All-American in football and lacrosse, Jim Brown went on to produce arguably the greatest rushing career in history. In 118 career games, Brown averaged 104.3 yards per game and 5.2 yards per carry. He never missed a game in his career.
An all-time great, Jim Brown holds his fair share of Cleveland honors. One that isn't likely to fall any time soon is his phenomenal 1,863 yard rushing performance in 1963. Another amazing Jim Brown stat: he averaged 104.3 yards per game during his historic career.