Jim Parmer

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Jim Parmer
James Parmer - 1955 Bowman.jpg
Parmer on a 1955 Bowman football card
Date of birth (1927-04-25)April 25, 1927
Place of birth Dallas, Texas
Date of death April 20, 2005(2005-04-20) (aged 77)
Place of death Lubbock, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Fullback / halfback
College Oklahoma State
NFL Draft 1948 / Round: 25 / Pick 234
Career history
As player
1948–1956 Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats

James Richard Parmer (April 25, 1927 – April 20, 2005) was an American football running back in the National Football League who played for nine seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles. He later worked as a scout.

Parmer served as an assistant coach for the Texas Tech Red Raiders football team under DeWitt Weaver during the 1960 season.[1]

During the fourth episode of Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Miami Dolphins, team General Manager Jeff Ireland revealed that Parmer was his grandfather.

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