Jim Welch

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Jim Welch
No. 46
Born: (1938-03-17) March 17, 1938 (age 81)
Anson, Texas, United States
Died:(2017-10-25)October 25, 2017
Southlake, Texas, United States
Career information
Position(s)Defensive back
CollegeSouthern Methodist
AFL draft1960 / Round: Second Selections
Drafted byHouston Oilers
NFL draft1960 / Round: 3 / Pick: 34
Drafted byBaltimore Colts
Career history
As player
1960–1967Baltimore Colts
1968Detroit Lions
AwardsBig Country Hall of Fame Induction 2008

James Welch (born March 17, 1938 in Anson, Texas - died October 25, 2017 Southlake, Texas) was a professional American football player who played nine seasons in the NFL. Jim was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE.