|No. 21, 26, 36|
|Date of birth:||March 20, 1931|
|Place of birth:||Los Angeles, California|
|Date of death:||January 4, 2002(aged 70)|
|Place of death:||Woodland Hills, California|
|NFL draft:||1953 – Round 6 – Pick 62
(By the Baltimore Colts)
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
James Herbert "Jimmy" Sears (March 20, 1931 – January 4, 2002) was a professional American football defensive back/halfback in the National Football League (NFL) and the American Football League (AFL).
High school career
Sears played college football at the University of Southern California. He was seventh in the Heisman Trophy voting his senior year. In 1952, he became the second person to receive the W.J. Voit Memorial Trophy as the outstanding football player on the Pacific Coast. Prior to playing for the USC Trojans, Sears played at El Camino Junior College in Torrance, California.
- "USC All-American Footballer Jim Sears Dies". usctrojans.com. January 7, 2002. Retrieved 25 August 2009.
- Jim Sears at Find a Grave