Jim Martin (American football)
|Date of birth:||April 8, 1924|
|Place of birth:||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Date of death:||October 9, 2002(aged 78)|
|Place of death:||Wildomar, California, United States|
|NFL Draft:||1950 / Round: 2 / Pick: 26|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Pro Bowls:||1 (1961)|
|Playing stats at|
Jim Richard "Jungle Jim" Martin (April 8, 1924 – October 9, 2002) was an American football linebacker and placekicker who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League, from 1950–1961 and 1963–1964, mainly for the Detroit Lions. He was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1961 season. In 1962 he was an assistant coach for the Denver Broncos. He was an All-American at the University of Notre Dame and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995.
Martin also served in the Marines.
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