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Encyclopedia > Jim Benton (football player)
Jim Benton
Date of birth September 25, 1916
Place of birth Carthage, Arkansas
Date of death March 28, 2001
Position(s) End
College Arkansas
NFL Draft 1938 / Round 1/ Pick 11
Honors NFL 1940s All-Decade Team
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Jim Benton (September 25, 1916 - March 28, 2001) was an American football player—a wide receiver—who was selected for the NFL 1940s All-Decade Team. September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Carthage is a city located in Dallas County, Arkansas. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (88th in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... An End in American football is a player that lines up at the very end of the line of scrimmage. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Arkansas known also as the U of A or UA, is a public co-educational land-grant university. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1938 NFL Draft was held on December 12, 1937. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League NFL 1920s All-Decade Team NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1960s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ... The St. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... The St. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (88th in leap years). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The wide receiver (WR) position in American and Canadian football is the pass-catching specialist. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League NFL 1920s All-Decade Team NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1960s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ...

National Football League | NFL's 1940s All-Decade Team

Sammy Baugh | Sid Luckman | Bob Waterfield | Tony Canadeo | Bill Dudley | George McAfee | Charley Trippi | Steve Van Buren | Byron White | Pat Harder | Marion Motley | Bill Osmanski | Jim Benton | Jack Ferrante | Ken Kavanaugh | Dante Lavelli | Pete Pihos | Mac Speedie | Ed Sprinkle | Al Blozis | George Connor | Frank "Bucko" Kilroy | Buford "Baby" Ray | Vic Sears | Al Wistert | Bruno Banducci | Bill Edwards | Garrard "Buster" Ramsey | Bill Willis | Len Younce | Charley Brock | Clyde "Bulldog" Turner | Alex Wojciechowicz | The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... // Offense Defense Special teams See also National Football League NFL 1920s All-Decade Team NFL 1930s All-Decade Team NFL 1950s All-Decade Team NFL 1960s All-Decade Team NFL 1970s All-Decade Team NFL 1980s All-Decade Team NFL 1990s All-Decade Team ... Samuel Adrian Baugh (born March 17, 1914) is a retired American football player born in Temple, Texas, the second son of James and Lucy Baugh. ... Sid Luckman (November 21, 1916 - July 5, 1998) was an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears from 1939 to 1950 leading the team to 4 NFL championships during that period. ... Bob Waterfield began his NFL career with the Rams with their 5th pick in 1944 in the NFL Draft. ... Anthony Robert Canadeo The Gray Ghost of Gonzaga (born May 5, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois, USA; died November 29, 2003 at age of 84) was a professional football halfback and quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. ... Bill Bullet Dudley (born December 24, 1921 ) is a former NFL Hall of Famer who played with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, and the Detroit Lions. ... George Anderson McAfee (b. ... Charley Trippi(born December 14, 1922, in Pittston, Pennsylvania)was in 1946 a two-time All-American from the University of Georgia, and was a key figure in the inter-league battling between the new AII-America Football Conference ( AAFC) and the National Football League. ... Steve Van Buren (b. ... Byron Raymond White (June 8, 1916 – April 15, 2002) won fame both as a football running back and as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. ... Marlin M. Pat Harder (May 6, 1922 in Milwaukee, WI – September 6, 1992 in Waukesha, WI) was a college and professional football player, playing fullback and kicker. ... Marion Motley (born June 5, 1920, in Leesburg, Georgia, died June 27, 1999) was a former American Football fullback who played for the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... Dr. Bill Bullet Bill Osmanski (December 29, 1915 in Providence, RI - December 25, 1996 in Chicago, IL) was a college and professional football player, playing fullback, and a licensed Dentist. ... Jack Ferrante (March 9, 1916 - November 24, 2006) was an American football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. ... Ken Kavanaugh (b. ... Dante Bert Joseph Lavelli (born Feb. ... Peter Louis Pihos (born October 22, 1923, in Orlando, Florida, USA) was a professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles. ... On October 5th, 1964. ... Ed Sprinkle (b. ... Al Blozis ( -- January 21, 1945) was a world_class athlete who died in World War II. He was born in Garfield, New Jersey. ... George Leo Connor (January 21, 1925 - March 31, 2003) was an American football offensive tackle/linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1948-1955. ... Frank Bucko Kilroy (b. ... Buford Baby Ray (b. ... Victor Wilson Sears (born March 14, 1918 in Ashwood, Oregon) was an American football player from 1941-1953. ... Al Wistert (b. ... Bruno Banducci (b. ... Bill Edwards (July 9, 1920) was an American football player. ... Garrard Buster Ramsey (b. ... William Karnet Willis (born October 5, 1921 in Columbus, Ohio) is a former professional football defensive lineman who played for the Cleveland Browns from 1946 to 1953. ... Leonard A. Younce (born January 8, 1917 in Clayton, Oregon) was an NFL player in 1941, 1943-44, and 1946-48. ... Charley Brock (b. ... Clyde Douglas (Bulldog) Turner (March 10, 1919 in Plains, Texas, USA - October 30, 1998) was a professional football player for the Chicago Bears. ... Alexander Francis Wojciechowicz (born August 12, 1915, South River, New Jersey, died July 13, 1992) was a former American Football Offensive lineman who played for the Detroit Lions and the Philadelphia Eagles. ...


 
 

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