Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown serves as a special advisor for the team. In this role, he serves in a variety of off-field capacities with the club and in the community. Brown previously was as an executive advisor with the team, a position he held through 2010.
Cleveland's No. 1 draft choice in 1957 from Syracuse, Brown starred in both football and lacrosse during his collegiate career. He went on to fulfill a storied NFL career, which included leading the NFL in rushing during eight of his nine seasons. He appeared in nine consecutive Pro Bowls and was named the NFL's MVP three times (1957, 1958 and 1965). Brown owns team records for most combined net yards (15,459), career rushing yards (12,312), most points in one season (126), career TDs (126), rushing TDs (106), most consecutive games scoring a TD (10) and most 1,000 yard seasons (seven).