Jim DeLisle

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Jim DeLisle
No. 79
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-01-20) January 20, 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth: Wausau, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Newman Catholic (Wausau, Wisconsin)
College: Wisconsin
Undrafted: 1971
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

James Roger "Jim" DeLisle (born January 20, 1949) is a former American football defensive tackle and current Runstad Professor of real estate and Director of Graduate Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Football career[edit]

DeLisle graduated from Newman Catholic High School in Wausau, Wisconsin in 1967.[1] He played college football for four seasons with the University of Wisconsin Badgers. In 1968, DeLisle set a school record with 4 recovered fumbles and led the team in tackles with 83 and again led the team in 1970 with 111 tackles.[2] After a November 1968 game against Indiana, DeLisle won a team black helmet award for outstanding defensive play despite Wisconsin's 21-20 loss.[3] DeLisle was a second-team All-Big Ten Conference selection in 1970.[4] Not selected in the 1971 NFL Draft, DeLisle played 9 games with the Green Bay Packers in 1971.[5]

Academic career[edit]

After earning a BBA in real estate in 1971 and MS in marketing research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, DeLisle earned his Ph.D in real estate and urban land economics from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1981.[6] During the 1980s, DeLisle worked in various businesses and joined Prudential Real Estate Investors in 1987 and Equitable Real Estate in 1989. At both businesses, DeLisle helped establish investment research departments.[6] In 2001, DeLisle became a professor at the University of Washington. At Washington, DeLisle established the master's program in real estate and became director of graduate real estate studies in 2008.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Classmates.com profile
  2. ^ 2011 Wisconsin Football Fact Book, pp. 134, 142.
  3. ^ "Wisconsin's De Lisle gets defense award". The Milwaukee Journal. November 5, 1968. p. 16. 
  4. ^ "Two Badgers named to All-Big 10 Team". Wisconsin State Journal. November 28, 1970. p. 27. 
  5. ^ "Jim DeLisle". NFL. Retrieved July 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c "About". JRDeLisle.com. Retrieved July 16, 2012.