Jim Welsh

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Jim Welsh
Born (1902-09-17)September 17, 1902
Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Died February 12, 1958(1958-02-12) (aged 55)
Lake County, Florida, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 250 pounds (113 kg)
Position(s) Offensive lineman
Place kicker
College Colgate University
Career highlights

1x Collyers Eye Mag.: 2nd team all-NFL (1924)

1x Collyers Eye Mag.: 1st team all-NFL (1926)
Rochester Jeffersons
Frankford Yellow Jackets
Pottsville Maroons

James Edward Welsh was a professional football player who played during the early years of the National Football League.[1] He was an offensive lineman and a place kicker. A graduate of Colgate University, Welsh began his professional career in 1923 with the NFL's Rochester Jeffersons. The following two seasons, were then spent with the Frankford Yellow Jackets. In 1926 Welsh joined the Pottsville Maroons. He then ended the 1926 season tied for the league lead in extra points, with 10.[2]