The professional and American Football player, Jim served as a fullback for the team of Cleveland Browns during the National Football league between the time period 1957 and 1965. Due to his strategic game moves, he is regarded as one of the excellent football players of all the time. However, in every season of the NFL, Jim was a fantastic Pro Bowl. Ultimately he became popular as the National Football League valuable player and finally won the NFL Championship in the year 1964.
Consequently, in the year 2002, he was regarded as the greatest football player ever by The Sporting news. As a matter of fact, he was introduced into the College Football Hall of Fame in the year 1995. At the end, he got his retirement marked by the 106 touchdowns and 2359 times carries for 12,312 rushing yards. On an average, he had 104.1 rushing yards for every game which was not achieved by any other National Football League player till then. When running backs are considered, he scored the position three with the value 5.2 yards per rush.
Apart from being the great football player, Jim has also made his way into the acting profession. In the year 1964, he performed the role of a buffalo soldier in the action movie – Rio Conchos. This movie was premiered at the Hippodrome Theater located in Cleveland.