CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Browns unveiled a statue of Browns legend Jim Brown prior to Sunday's home game between the Browns and the Baltimore Ravens.
The statue was commissioned by Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam "to honor the many on-field accomplishments of one of the most legendary athletes in sports history..." according to a Browns press release.
The plaque on the statue reads:
Cleveland Browns Running Back 1957-1965
Jim Brown was the NFL leading rusher in 8 of the 9 seasons he played and set the NFL record for Highest Yards per Carry Average by a running back in a career (5.22). He also set the Cleveland Browns’ franchise records for Career Rushing Yards (12,312), Rushing Attempts (2,359) and Rushing Touchdowns (106). His No. 32 is retired. No Browns player has worn it since his final season.
Even LeBron James congratulated "...my good friend and The GOAT...."