Jim Peterson (American football)

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Jim Peterson
No. 72
Date of birth (1950-01-20)January 20, 1950
Place of birth San Diego, California
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College Mesa Community College, San Diego State University
NFL draft 1973 / Round: 6 / Pick: 133rd
Career history
As player
1974–1975 Los Angeles Rams
1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats

James A. Peterson (born January 20, 1950 in San Diego, California) is a former National Football League linebacker who played from 1974 to 1976 for the Los Angeles Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He attended Crawford High School, then Mesa Community College and eventually San Diego State University before being drafted by the Rams in the 6th round, 133rd overall, of the 1973 NFL Draft.[1]